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Maintenance Controller - HME

Date:  Feb 16, 2021

Boddington, WA, AU (Australia)

The Role

As a Maintenance Controller - HME you will be the primary communication point between Mine Control and the Mobile Maintenance team. You will manage the safe and successful coordination of maintenance activities through organising resources and machines, monitoring and capturing data and managing heavy mobile equipment movements as per maintenance schedule.


About You

You will hold a Mechanical Trade Qualification or extensive mechanical experience within a heavy mobile equipment environment. A sound understanding of maintenance work management practices, experience with maintenance planning and managing maintenance works utilising a CMMS will be key to your success in this role. Well-developed organisational skills, coupled with the ability to effectively communicate and liaise with stakeholders at all levels are essential requisites.  Ideally you will have prior experience overseeing maintenance activities in a large scale open pit autonomous mine, and working knowledge of SAP and MineStar.

On Offer

Newmont Boddington Gold is one of the largest gold producing mines in Australia and  provides you with the opportunity to live locally and go home every day or stay in our Village for your roster and DIDO.  We are only 130kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast. 


Our employees enjoy a generous salary package including private health insurance and an annual performance based incentive. Not only will you work in a diverse, dynamic and collaborative environment that will value, enhance and grow your skills but you will also benefit from the opportunities that only a global company can offer. 


Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee the execution and optimisation of the maintenance plan through utilisation of  information to direct the maintenance team to ensure the maintenance team execute the plan in the most effective and efficient manner.
  • Work directly with the Mine Control Team for all heavy mobile equipment issues including coordination of unscheduled repairs in the Autonomous Operating Zone.
  • Operate as the key interface between maintenance planning and the mine maintenance team integrating planning activities with the overall mine plan to meet short and long term planning and productivity goals.
  • Monitor live heavy mobile equipment health data, record all heavy mobile equipment downtime events and provide detailed descriptions of repairs conducted.
  • Liaise with Mine Maintenance Supervisors to prioritise scheduled and unscheduled repairs based on operational requirements, and investigate causes of maintenance delays or noncompliance to plan.
  • Liaise with Mine Control team to ensure priorities align and communicate with team when machines are ready to be returned to work.
  • Actively participate and assist with Quality Audits, implement amendments to Quality Assurance documents and ensure that all work is documented and complies with Quality Assurance procedures.
  • Contribute to the organisational culture through performing work duties and interacting with others using Newmont's Values as the basis for your decision making.


Applications Close 7 March, 2021


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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