Mechanical Fitter - Process Maintenance

Date:  May 25, 2023

Boddington, WA, AU (Australia)

Newmont Boddington Gold is one of the largest gold mines in Australia and is taking full advantage of innovative, state-of-the-art technology and processing methods.  With a life expectancy of over 20 years, this multi-billion dollar mine will provide the opportunity to advance your career in a clean and safe mining environment.


Our mining operation provides you with the unique 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.  You will work an 8:6:7:7 roster so there will be plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area can offer you.


The Benefits: 

  • Our remuneration package includes private health benefits for you and your family as well as a generous annual bonus scheme.

  • Working in a friendly and dynamic team environment you will also have the opportunity to progress within the company and enjoy all the benefits a large global company can offer.

  • Enjoy a fantastic work life balance with our 8:6:7:7 roster. 


The Role: 

As a Mechanical Fitter - Process Maintenance with Newmont, you will be required to monitor and maintain equipment in a large fixed wet plant process mining environment to ensure we achieve safe milling production targets of 38MTPA. The major components of the process plant are listed below and all Process Maintenance Plant personnel are required to maintain and assist in these areas as required:

  • Conveyors

  • Feeders

  • High Pressure Grinding Rolls

  • Screening

  • Milling circuit

  • Flotation circuit

  • Cyclones

  • Filtering

  • Reagents

  • Carbon in Leach Circuit

  • Carbon Regeneration

  • Elution

  • Water Services

  • Operation of plant equipment (EWP/Forklift/Overhead Crane/Dogging/Basic Rigging/Hiab)


About You: 

To be successful for this role you will have the following: 

  • Mechanical Trade Certificate 

  • Experience in a large fixed plant environment 

  • Current "C" class manual drivers licence

  • Sound mechanical aptitude

  • Computer skills and exposure to CMMS (SAP preferred) 

  • Knowledge and understanding of the statutory regulations relevant to safety and the environment for the mining industry 

  • High Risk Licence: forklift, elevated work platform, dogging/rigging (preferred)

  • Confined Space Entry and Working at Heights (preferred)   


Applications Close: 11 June 2023. 


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!

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.


More About Newmont

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company.  In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries. Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

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