Heavy Duty Plant Mechanic

Date:  Mar 25, 2024

Boddington, AU

Workplace Type: Onsite 


At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining.


Boddington is one of the largest gold producers in Australia and offers you the choice of either living and working in the Southwest region of Western Australia, or DIDO and staying in our village accommodation for your roster. 


Working a 7 on 7 off roster, for those living locally you will have plenty of time off to enjoy the lifestyle this unique area of WA has to offer. For our employees who DIDO, the drive home is often significantly less than the flight time to and from the Pilbara.


We have newly created opportunities for HD Mechanics to work on our expanding CAT Haulage and Ancillary Fleet.


  • Tired of the working in the seemingly never-ending Pilbara heat? Boddington has an average summer temperature of 32.
  • Is it time to balance work and everything else that is important to you in life? Our 7/7 roster and employee benefits will provide that balance.


When you join Newmont Australia, you are joining an organisation that boasts a culture we are truly proud of.


You’ll also appreciate a range of employee benefits including:

  • Gold Level Health Insurance for you and your immediate family.
  • Remuneration inclusive of an annual performance-based incentive.
  • Salary Continuance (Income Protection).
  • Generous Parental Leave for both primary and secondary carers.
  • Recognition program with online rewards program with discounts for shopping, travel, and household goods.
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your family.


The Role and You

You will be responsible for the maintenance and servicing of NBG's Heavy Mobile Equipment Fleet in a safe and efficient manner, maximising the amount of scheduled maintenance and minimising the impact of unscheduled maintenance.


Your Trade Qualification as a Heavy-Duty Plant Mechanic combined with your skills in fault finding and diagnostics, repairs and preventive maintenance services, CAT SIS and VIMS will be highly regarded.


You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to safety and use your experience and judgement to ensure yourself and your team stay safe.  Your ability to set good examples of work ethic and integrity together with your positive mind set in dealing with work and people will be highly regarded.


Applications close Monday 29th April, with shortlisting and interviews commencing immediately. 

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!


About Newmont 

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.


Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.


We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.


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