Advisor - Mining Innovation & Automation

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Oct 11, 2021
Nov 10, 2021
Full Time
Advisor - Mining Innovation & Automation

The Company:

Our client, Lihir Gold Limited operates one of the largest gold mines in Papua New Guinea 900kms north-east of Port Moresby on the tropical Niolam Island (Lihir Island). Committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive work culture, Lihir's mission is to deliver superior returns from finding, developing and operating gold/copper mines whilst providing long term employment opportunities. Globe 24-7 has been selected as the recruitment partner to assist with the sourcing process for this position and look forward to applicants who meet the required skills, experience and qualifications.

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced Advisor - Mining Innovation & Automation for a position on Lihir Island, PNG. Reporting to the Superintendent - Mining Innovation & Automation, you will be responsible for providing communication and technical expertise to ensure optimal operation of MIA Systems and provide system users with ongoing day to day support. Also, to identify & deliver on opportunities to improve business process using Innovation and automation. You will add value by:
  • Providing day to day support and resolution of mining operational technology and pLTE issues to users in a timely manner.
  • Managing the service life cycle for all new and existing operational technology.
  • Ensuring pLTE client devices are precured and supported in accordance with Site and Corporate standards.
  • Monitoring information security by ensuring critical communications systems are continuously protected from cyberattacks, including hacking, viruses, ransomware, corruption, etc.
  • Managing system spectrum capacity and growth.
  • Monitoring and ensuring cost-effectiveness of deployed mining operational systems and remain current with emerging technologies.
  • Providing technical expertise for innovation and automation projects and where appropriate, projects run by other departments.

Essential criteria:
  • 3+ years relevant work experience essential.
  • Experience in a large mining or heavy industrial environment
  • Skilled in configuring Cisco switches and technical knowledge of network protocols.
  • Basic understanding of formal Project management skills, practices and methodologies
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously.
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills to meet deadlines.

  • Post Graduate qualification or relevant trade certification.
  • AXIS CCTV training qualifications.
  • Fibre Optic Splicing qualifications.
  • RFID experience highly desirable.
  • HPGPS fleet management experience highly desirable.
  • Digital Radio experience highly desirable.

  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment
  • Must have proof of a completed Police Clearance within the last 6 months
  • FIFO role

The Rewards:

This position offers a competitive remuneration package and is an excellent opportunity for a professional to further their career with a world-class operation.

Contact Us:

Please apply directly by submitting your Cover Letter, CV + Support Documents, preferably as a Microsoft Word or PDF document.