Process Technician - Dump Leach/Tails

Newcrest Mining
Telfer Operation, Australia
Closing date
Sep 4, 2022

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Challenge yourself with us

Seeking a hardworking and motivated Dump Leach Operator to operate and continuously monitor the Dump Leach Circuits and Tailings Storage Facility while optimising gold production at Telfer.

Operations near and far

In the Great Sandy Desert in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia, our Telfer gold-copper mine is our fly-in-fly-out operation, comprising both open pits and an underground mine. While at site Telfer offers a diverse range of recreational activities including a gym, swimming pool, driving range, movie room and refurbished communal eatery.

Who we're looking for

We are currently seeking an easy-going and motivated Dump Leach Operator to operate and continuously monitor the Dump Leach Circuits and Tailings Storage Facility at Telfer. Reporting to the Dump Leach Supervisor, this role will see you maintain safe and environmentally sustainable work environment while optimising gold production.

As an integral member of the Ore Processing Department, you will work closely with Mill Maintenance for the repairs of Tailings pipework as well as Utilities for the maintenance of pipework and pumps.

Other key deliverables include:
  • Monitor the tailing storage facility and associated pipework and infrastructure for environmental integrity
  • Liaise with Production on the operation of the Booster Pump and accurately complete all log and handover sheets
  • Operate the Dump Leach Circuits to optimise circulating load and gold
  • Monitor the Dump Leach pipework, earthworks and flows to ensure 100% containment of all solution, and accurately complete of all log and handover sheets
  • Monitor the ore stacking on the leach pads and organise the addition of lime

As an ideal candidate, you will be flexible, resilient and will enjoy physical aspects of working outdoors. Utilising your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will promote a team-based culture and exhibit genuine cooperation with other departments to achieve effective working relationships.

You will also ideally have:
  • Previous operating experience in a mineral processing environment within Mining
  • Can do attitude and the willingness to learn on the job
  • Manual Class C Driver's Licence and Loader IT ticket essential

Please note: This is a permanent full-time role at our Telfer mine site, FIFO from Perth on an 8 days On /6 Off/ 7 nights On/ 7 Off roster.

Our commitment to you

Ownership is part of how we work. You will be part of a high-performance culture that is building our future. While structure and processes guide how we work, we continue to find opportunities to be nimble and collaborative.

Newcrest is also committed to building a diverse workforce. Our strategic focus is on gender diversity and diversity to reflect the communities in which we operate. Creating an inclusive culture will enable us to leverage the richness of cultures across our workforce and the capability of our diverse employees to get better business outcomes.

If you are seeking a new career challenge, where you can transfer your existing skills, into a positive and empowering team environment, we'd love to hear from you!

At this stage, we are not accepting any external agency CVs for the opportunity.



Newcrest is the largest gold producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the world's largest gold mining companies.

At Newcrest we’re known for our strong technical capabilities in exploration, deep underground block caving and metallurgical processing skills. We're committed to creating a work environment where everyone can go home safe and healthy every day, and where everyone actively contributes to this outcome; operating and developing mines in line with strong environmental, social and governance practices; developing a diverse workforce; and developing and maintaining strong relationships with our communities and governments.

In 2017, we joined the International Council on Mining and Metals, an international organisation that brings together 25 mining and metals companies and over 30 regional and commodities associations dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry, and serving as a catalyst for change to enhance mining’s contribution to society.

Our Code of ConductCorporate governance framework and a comprehensive suite of company policies protect against illegal and inappropriate behaviours, such as fraud, bribery, corruption, discrimination and bullying, and articulate our position on safety, health, human rights, environment, communities, security and diversity and inclusion.

Diversity and inclusion are essential parts of Newcrest’s vision, values and company culture. Our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2021-2025 to learn more about how we are building a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

Our headquarters are in Melbourne, Australia with operating mines in Australia, Canada and Papua New Guinea.

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