Leading Hand - Fabrication

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
May 10, 2022
May 18, 2022
Full Time
Leading Hand - Fabrication
  • 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 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 will have responsibility to:
  • Ensure personal and team compliance with all company HSE requirements & policies including Fitness for Work.
  • Complete any HSE tasks only if the hazards and any potential consequences are understood and any corrections are firstly, agreed by the relevant Supervisor.
  • Conduct metal fabrication maintenance on mobile fleet by ensuring a high level of understanding of operational issues including root cause of failure, repair, and equipment performance.
  • Provide technical expertise and advice to Supervisor - Mechanical for repair method and scoping detail to support daily maintenance activities and planning processes.
  • Lead and monitor metal fabrication maintenance activities in a hands-on approach
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections on mobile fleet.
  • Ensure maintenance repairs are in compliance with OEM and industry best practice recommendation.
  • Ensure maintenance records for mobile fleet are kept current.

Essential criteria
  • 3- 5 years relevant work experience essential in large scale mining operations or heavy industry.
  • Welding / Fabrication Trade Certificate essential
  • PNG Driver's Licence - Class 6 essential
  • Experience with SAP highly desirable

Desirable criteria
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously from time to time
  • High attention to details with good time management skills
  • Strong active listening & interpersonal skills.

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 closing date of the advertisement.