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Mine Technician - Pit

Date:  Jan 25, 2023

Boddington, WA, AU (Australia)

At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. The world's leading gold company, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.


Boddington offers a unique opportunity to live in the South West. Only 130 kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast there will be plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area has to offer. One of the largest gold producers in Australia, you will join a diverse team and have the opportunity to advance your career with an innovative company dedicated to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity.


Are you tired of working on remote sites and the time spent checking in and waiting at airports? You won't feel isolated on our site located 130kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast. This provides you with the reassurance of being close to home by having the option to live locally or stay in our Village and DIDO.  


Have you had enough of long rosters and are now chasing a more balanced work and home life?  Our sought after 7:7 roster (7 days on, 7 days  off ) will allow you to have every second week off to enjoy your out of work interests and being at home with more time to spend with the family. 


Who you are  

You will have experience in a similar position, ideally within a large open pit environment and accustomed to working in all weather conditions.  


As a minimum, you will have a current manual C class drivers licence, though a HR drivers licence and forklift ticket is preferred. You will demonstrate your commitment to safety and use your experience and judgement to ensure yourself and your workmates stay safe. Your ability to set good examples of work ethic and integrity together with your positive communication and mind set in dealing with work and people will be highly regarded.  


What you will gain 

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

The Role 

Working within a dynamic Mine Geology and Technical Services team, you will be providing support to a range of geological activities across our operation, which include: 


  • Blast hole sampling 
  • Ore block mark-up 
  • Core cutting 
  • Core mark up, photography and management 
  • Basic geological mapping  
  • Quality control 
  • Data entry 
  • Core preparation and sampling 
  • Sample dispatch 
  • Field and project work 


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!


Applications close Wednesday February 15 2023. 

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.


More About Newmont


Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to you as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic. Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel, unless an exemption is required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.


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