Technician - Dogging

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
May 10, 2022
May 24, 2022
Full Time
Technician - Dogging

Globe 24-7 in partnership with Newcrest Mining, is working together to source experienced and qualified talent to join their Mobile Fleet Maintenance Department 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 - Dogging for a FIFO position on Lihir Island, PNG. Reporting to the Supervisor - Mechanical, you will be responsible of directing the movements of loads handled by cranes when the crane operator may be unable to see the load or its destination.

The role will have responsibility to:
  • Ensures personal and team compliance with all company HSE requirements & policies including Fitness for Work.
  • Completes any HSE tasks only if the hazards and any potential consequences are understood and any corrections are firstly agreed by the relevant Supervisor.
  • During the lift you are to focus on assisting the crane operator in the safe movement of the crane to achieve the task.
  • Ensuring the load is rigged safely, that slings, chains, or wires are in date, and remain within the working load limit throughout the lift.
  • Ensure all clutches are connected correctly, that lifting points are suitable and that the load is moved in a safe manner
  • The dogman is responsible for the safe rigging of the load and directing of the lifting and placing operations by the crane.

Essential criteria
  • Minimum level of Grade 10 education essential
  • Certificate in Dogging/Rigging from a recognized school in PNG
  • 3-5 years post trade work experience essential in mining and or heavy industry essential.
  • PNG Driver's Licence - Class 6 & 7 essential.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously.
  • High attention to detail with good time management skills

Desirable criteria
  • Relevant equipment license, Forklift Operator License, Working at height and Overhead Gantry Crane Qualifications (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.