General Foreman - Operational Technologies & Energy

Location
Red Chris Mine, Canada
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 30, 2021
Closes
Apr 09, 2021
Ref
979940
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
Discover what's possible with us

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan in Northern British Columbia, and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George and Smithers.

Who we're looking for:

The General Foreman Operational Technologies is responsible for the systems and personnel that ensure the safe, reliable, and effective operation and maintenance of all mining systems technologies, as well as Instrumentation and Controls technologies as they relate to all mining/processing systems. You will provide technical support, guidance and coaching to site personnel on operational technologies, best practice and technical matters related to process control equipment. Additional responsibilities of the are:

• Understand and support Cat, MineStar - Fleet and Detect, MineStar Health (VIMS), and Cat Driver Safety System as well as TyreSense (Tire pressure and temperature monitoring)

• Support energy management systems, energy meters, and protective devices across site

• Utilise domain knowledge to assist in Root Cause Analysis, process improvement and investigations

• Maintain a close working relationship with the Red Chris IT team and Maintenance Department

• Provide technical guidance on the integration of new systems with existing site electrical infrastructure and instrumentation

• Identify & execute minor improvement projects throughout the electrical and instrumentation infrastructure of the site

• Maintain adequate site callout support for control systems

The successful candidate will be a clear communicator, with strong interpersonal skills as well as the ability to mentor and develop skillsets across the technologists and trades in core areas. You will possess the following skills and experience:

• Journeyman Electrician or Instrument Mechanic/Technologist

• Minimum of 5 years' experience in a heavy industrial operation

• Supervisory experience at a Foreman level will be highly regarded.

Our commitment to you

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.

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