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Newcrest Mining Ltd
  • Post Date: December 12, 2023
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Job Overview

Technician – Mining

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance, and a shared belief that what we do matters.

Our Lihir operation in Mining Department is now recruiting for the position of Technician – Mining based at our Lihir Gold Operation (LGO).

Reporting to the Supervisor – Production, you will be required to provide support and technical expertise to the Supervisor in the Production, Road Maintenance or ROM Crusher areas.

The role will have responsibility to:

  • Follow all mine Safety operating procedure’s (SOP’s) and Lihir NewSafe Behaviour.
  • Works constructively within a diverse group of people.
  • Operate Mobile plant & Equipment for Reliability, Operate with ownership.
  • Follow all instructions issued by Mine Supervisors & Dispatchers.
  • Recognises 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

Ideally, our preferred applicant will have;

  • Minimum level of Grade 10 education level.
  • Relevant Surface Mining qualification.
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience preferably within a mining environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in operating Heavy Mobile Equipment including – CAT Dump Trucks 789,785,777,773, D10T & D11T Dozers, CAT Rollers, 18 M Graders, RH120 & RH200 Shovels, 992 & 993K Loaders.
  • PNG Driver’s Licence – Class 6.
  • Good verbal, written communication, and public speaking skills.
  • 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.

The Requirements

  • This opportunity is open to PNG citizens who are currently employed by Newmont
  • Must be available for FIFO to Lihir
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment.
  • Must have proof of a completed Police Clearance within the last six months.


Our Commitment to You

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect 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 our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.

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