Technician - Mechanical

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Oct 13, 2021
Nov 12, 2021
Full Time
Technician - Mechanical (MFM - Marine Maintenance)

  • Great team culture and work environment
  • Career pathway to leadership opportunities
  • Exposure to working within a diverse and multicultural environment

Globe 24-7 in partnership with Newcrest Mining, is working together to source experienced and qualified talent to join their Development & Planning Team - Business Improvement for their new Brisbane-based office 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 Technician - Mechanical for a FIFO position on Lihir Island, PNG. Reporting to the Supervisor - Mechanical, you will be required to provide Mechanical Fitting Services on various Mobile Fleet.

The role will have responsibility to:
  • Provide ongoing daily services in inspecting, installing, fault-finding/troubleshooting, repairing and testing mechanical equipment on various mobile fleet including hydraulic and industrial dewatering pumps as required.
  • Ensure documentation, maintenance and service records for equipment are complete and kept up to date.
  • Recognizes problems and proactively works towards resolution under the guidance of immediate Supervisor.
  • Works well with others, listens actively, seeks inputs and asks clarification questions to check understanding staying focused and composed in a variety of work situations.
  • Effectively manages own time to complete tasks in line with job expectations and requirements adjusting plans to cater for unforeseen events or disruptions.

Essential criteria
  • Trade Certificate in Diesel Fitting or Heavy Equipment Fitting essential.
  • 3-5 years post trade work experience essential in mining and or heavy industry essential.
  • Minimum level of Grade 10 education essential.
  • Relevant background in marine engineering in a shipyard or seaborne environment
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining Heavy Mobile Equipment including hydraulic & industrial dewatering pumps
  • PNG Driver's Licence - Class 6 essential.
  • Good verbal, written communication, and public speaking skills.
  • Must be able to swim and be comfortable working within the water if required
  • 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
  • Hydraulic and Industrial Dewatering Pump experience (highly desirable).
  • Any previous mechanical experience within mining, marine engineering in a shipyard or seaborne environment (highly desirable)
  • Ability to swim and comfortable working within the water if required (highly desirable)

The Requirements
  • Must be open to FIFO in 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.