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Pit (Field) Builder - Autonomous Haulage System

Date:  Jan 5, 2021

Boddington, WA, AU (Australia)

Join the innovative team deploying and managing Newmont Boddington Gold’s Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) - the World’s First Open Pit Gold AHS Operation. 


Our lifestyle and family friendly rosters, the option to live locally, proximity to Perth and our inclusive and supportive culture are just some of the reasons we attract and retain the best in the industry.  Our remuneration packages include Health Insurance and Annual Performance Incentives and our employee benefits and development opportunities are of a standard expected from a global business.


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.


About the role

As a Pit Builder at Newmont, you will be providing advice on operational changes made in the pit to optimise the autonomous operation and the performance of the trucks within it.


Your Skills Checklist

  • Previous experience in a Mine Controller, Builder or Pit (Field) Builder position
  • Knowledge and proficiency with Autonomous Technology
  • Adaptable, able to multi task and well organised
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Competent communicator
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Mining operator experience


Key to your success will be your ability to deliver safer haulage operations and improved mining productivity, through reducing vehicle interactions and protecting people from operational hazards.


Key Accountabilities

  • Assisting with startup, shutdown and relocation of autonomous trucks as required
  • Coordinating truck movements in the autonomous operations zone
  • Gathering field surveys and validating all mine model changes made in MineStar against the reality
  • Ensuring compliance with the Mine, Company and National Healy and Safety Guidelines
  • Identifying maintenance or optimization opportunities


You will join a dynamic team that is at the forefront of the gold mining industry and further develop your skills and experience operating innovative safety systems and technologies.


Delivery of the fleet has commenced and with trials in the Autonomous Operating Zone scheduled for Q1, 2021, now is the time to join Newmont and be part of mining history as the project comes to fruition in Q3, 2021. 


Applications close January 20, 2021 however shortlisting will commence immediately.


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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