Technician - Auto Electrical

Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea
Jun 17, 2022
Jul 04, 2022
Full Time
Technician - Auto Electrical (Shovels & Drills)

  • 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 - Auto Electrical for a FIFO position on Lihir Island, PNG. Reporting to the Supervisor - Mechanical, you will be required to carry out electrical breakdown and preventative maintenance repairs on a wide range of mobile equipment's including; O&K RH200 Shovels, Caterpillar Truck fleet, Excavators, Drills, Dozers, Graders, and support equipment. You will also be required to consistently achieve high standards of safety, work quality, professionalism, troubleshooting, defect identification and sectional KPI performance when carrying out automotive electrical work on mobile fleet as required

The role will have responsibility to;
  • Carry out electrical breakdown and preventative maintenance repairs on a wide range of mobile equipment in accordance with NML's safe working policies and procedures and in compliance with manufacturers specifications.
  • Ensure documentation, maintenance and service records for equipment are complete and kept up to date.
  • Completes any HSE tasks only if the hazards and any potential consequences are understood and any corrections are firstly agreed by the relevant Supervisor.
  • 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 Auto Electrical
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in a heavy industry preferable mining environment
  • Minimum Grade 10 level of education essential.
  • PNG Driver's Licence - Class 6 essential.
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining electrical equipment in the mobile fleet including; Atlas Copco, EPIROC, O&K RH200 Shovels, Caterpillar Truck Fleet, Tamrock Drills, Dozers, Excavators, Graders and support equipment is essential
  • Relevant experience in automotive air conditioning systems
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously from time to time
  • Strong safety focus and sound knowledge of standard operating procedures
  • Active listening and interpersonal skills
  • High attention to detail with good time management 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 advertised application closing date.