At the Lihir Operation, we are not just an average mining company. We are a team of passionate individuals dedicated to exploring and mining minerals critical to the global energy transition. Our values and stakeholders’ needs guide us in every decision we make.
When you join our internationally recognized Lihir operation, located on the beautiful island of Niolam in Papua New Guinea, you become part of a diverse team that is committed to making a positive impact. We care about your growth, development, and success, and we invest in a culture of empowerment, collaboration, and innovation.
We are now recruiting for the position of Senior Engineer – Mechanical Reliability
This role adds value to Lihir by developing optimised operation and maintenance strategies for plant equipment based on reliability methodologies. Your impact will be instrumental in reducing equipment downtime, optimizing life cycle costs, and strengthening equipment availability.
Ideally, our preferred applicant must hold a Mechanical Engineering Degree, with at least 7 years of professional background in mineral processing / heavy industry environment with significant Reliability experience (essential).
As part of our team, you also will be accountable for Defect Elimination & Root Cause Analysis, Condition Monitoring and assisting in the Predictive Maintenance (PdM) program, Hydrocarbon Management and provide guidance and act as a mentor in the development of national engineers and technical specialists.
If you are a self-motivated leader and have strong active listening and interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution & training, this role if for you.
What we offer:
For this opportunity, Lihir is offering a 22:20 FIFO roster from a range of designated marshalling points.
We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable camp accommodations, as well as balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym, and a variety of recreational activities. All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including competitive salary and continuous growth and development opportunities.
Lihir’s commitment to diversity and inclusion ensures that everyone can work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, while respecting the diverse cultures, religions, and governing codes in which we operate.
Our motivated and dedicated workforce, 90% of which are Papua New Guinean, will inspire you, and together, we create a culturally enriching experience where life-long relationships can be formed within the industry.
At Lihir, we believe in the power of our people and the positive impact we can make. Join us and be part of something extraordinary.