Mobile Maintenance Supervisor

Tanami, NT, AU
Closing date
Jun 13, 2022

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Maintenance/Mechanical, Supervisory
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. One of the largest gold companies in the world, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.

Newmont Tanami is on Aboriginal freehold land 540km northwest of Alice Springs. It is a long-life, low-cost, world-class asset in a core Newmont region. The Tanami Expansion 2 project, aims to extend the mine life beyond 2040, investing in a hoisting shaft which will increase the production of the underground mine from 2.6 Mtpa to 3.2 Mtpa. Both the successful exploration within the underground operation and implementation of the first Tanami Expansion has laid the foundation to further develop the operation to remain a major contributor to the Newmont portfolio. A fully equipped 800 bed camp is located at the Granites processing site offering modern leisure facilities for those flying in from Perth, Brisbane, Alice Springs or Darwin.

The Role

Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for planning and coordinating all weekly and daily mobile maintenance activities in a safe and efficient manner.

The role is based in Tanami and offers an 8/6 FIFO roster from Perth, Brisbane, Darwin & Alice Springs.

Key accountabilities include but are not limited to:
  • Ensure safe execution of maintenance work as per the agreed schedule by collaborating daily with maintenance staff. Providing clear direction and expected outcomes in safety, quality of repair and turnaround times.
  • Ensure regulatory competency and compliance of individuals is maintained.
  • Manage the planning and execution of unplanned (break-in) work and the re-scheduling of tasks as required.
  • Oversee all parts requisitioning, disposal of unusable parts and classification of reclaimable and reusable parts in relation to repairs.
  • Prioritising and assigning work provide instruction, assistance and direction to all staff and contractors in a courteous manner.
  • Responsible for workshop tooling. Ensuring unsafe tooling attended to promptly.
  • Regular workshop floor inspections to oversee maintenance practices are within the safety guidelines and standard operating practices.
  • Conduct safety incidents investigation and conduct a proactive effort to reduce / eliminate incidents.

The Person

  • Trade qualified.
  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Underground experience.
  • Exposure to industry maintenance planning techniques and computerized maintenance systems.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, manage time effectively and leadership qualities.
  • High level of self-motivation.
  • Good communication and team work skills essential.

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.

We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

More about Newmont
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  • Lifecycle of a Mine:
  • Blog:
  • Annual sustainability report:

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