Senior Engineer - Mechanical

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 Asset Management team on Lihir island to support their Lihir Gold Operations (LGO).

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 and qualified Senior Engineer - Mechanical to join the Asset Management team at Lihir. Reporting to the Superintendent - Mechanical, you will provide technical expertise with specialist advice and support to the Asset Management teams for the resolution of equipment performance, maintenance issues and structural integrity of processing plant, infrastructure and assets.

To be successful in this role, you will need to meet the following criteria:
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience in fixed plant maintenance in heavy industry, preferably minerals processing is essential.
  • Tertiary qualified Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Certificate in Workplace Assessment & Training or similar is desirable.
  • Previous background in Autoclave is advantageous.
  • Proven experience in pressure vessels, understanding of return to service programs for pressure vessels, statutory compliance, material selection, pox circuits, complex acid plants and process plants, high-pressure pipework and vessels.
  • Sound knowledge on budgeting, forecasting, capital, negotiations and projects, formulating capital requests.
  • Strong in coaching and mentoring.
  • Previous experience working in a remote location in a developing country is advantageous.
  • Proficient in English with excellent verbal, written communication and public speaking skills.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite.
  • Sound planning, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills to meet deadlines.
  • Strong active listening and interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution and training.

Mobilisation Requirements:
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment and a police check.
  • Must be open to FIFO in PNG

The Rewards

This position gives you the opportunity to be part of one of the world's largest and most technically challenging gold deposits across Australasia where you will get the chance to start and finish projects which brings real job satisfaction, if you enjoy mentoring and coaching, this is the job for you! Newcrest also offers a competitive remuneration package.

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.