Technician - Mechanical (FPM Tanks & Tails)

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Oct 08, 2021
Nov 07, 2021
Full Time
Globe 24-7 in partnership with Newcrest Mining, is working together to source experienced and qualified talent to join their Fixed Plant Maintenance Tanks & Tails team at their Lihir Gold Operations (LGO) in Papua New Guinea.

The Company
Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, they aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.
At Newcrest, they hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem-solving.

The Role
We are seeking an experienced Technician - Mechanical for a FIFO position on Lihir Island, PNG. Reporting to the Supervisor - Mechanical Tanks & Tails, you will be required to perform various mechanical repairs & maintenance activities common to a process plant operation and associated with Process Plant Tanks & Tails Area.

The role will have responsibility to:
  • Perform maintenance in the field on fixed plant equipment, structures, and components of the processing facility, and writes reports detailing work performed and problems found.
  • Effectively communicates day-to-day maintenance issues with the supervisor and with other sections and workgroups by providing updates of relevant issues and seeking information or input as required to define maintenance priorities and develop effective working relationships.
  • Escalate any issues, delays, or roadblocks impacting the ability to execute tasks.
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections on plant equipment as directed.
  • Ensure equipment within the area of responsibility is kept in good working order.

Essential criteria
  • Mechanical trade qualification.
  • 3-5 years post trade work experience in mining (preferably Gold Mining) and or heavy industry.
  • A minimum level of Grade 10 education.
  • Demonstrated experience performing maintenance on heavy fixed plant equipment.
  • PNG Driver's Licence - Class 6.
  • Good verbal, written communication, and public speaking skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously.
  • High attention to detail with good time management skills.
  • Strong active listening & interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution.

Desirable criteria

  • Truck license, forklift, and HIAB tickets (highly regarded).
  • Any previous mechanical experience within mining (highly regarded).
  • Confined space, working at heights tickets.
  • Computer proficiency in SAP & MS Office suite.

The Requirements
  • Must be open to FIFO within PNG.
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment.
  • Must have proof of a completed Police Clearance within the last six months.

Contact Us
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 these values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date of 24/10/2021.