Operator : Paste Fill

Location: St Ives Posted Date: February 15, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 57907 Careermine Job Id: 1834265
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Paste Fill Operator to join their Underground Production Department at St Ives Gold Mine.

Reporting to the Underground Foreman, you will be responsible for the installation of reticulation and operation of infrastructure for the provision of quality and efficient paste fill service. The role will assist in timely development and production to ensure operational targets are met in a safe, environmentally compliant and efficient manner in alignment with GFA and operational specific quality and statutory regulations.

This role is offered on a 8 days on, 6 days off roster and would require the applicant to be residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensuring that paste walls, paste reticulation, compressed air, ventilation infrastructure, water and dewatering pipe systems are installed on time and according to specifications;
  • Support the efficient operation of the underground mining systems and processes by providing reliable and accurate operational knowledge to minimise down time and potential loss of production or safety;
  • Utilising all mobile equipment and tools with care and attention;
  • Assisting with preventative maintenance on equipment through scheduled inspections, servicing and organising timely repair of operated equipment;
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in operated equipment such as the paste plant, vehicle cabins, crib rooms, throughout workshop and wherever works are carried out to ensure a safe and efficient work environment;
  • Actively identify and report hazards using the site's hazard reporting system to achieve a zero harm environment.


Key factors to your success include:
  • Having previous experience working in an Underground mining environment including general mine service work;
  • Previous experience in operating a Paste Plant or similar infrastructure is highly desirable;
  • Experience working with Underground paste and steel pipe work is advantageous;
  • Experience with Surface loader operation also advantageous:
  • Completion of year 10 education is essential;
  • Holding a current Apply First Aid Certificate is desirable.
  • Ability to be trained on other tasks / equipment as required.


Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to: https://careers.goldfields.com.au

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates