Service Technician

Date:  May 26, 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 so 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.


About This Role

  • Had enough of remote sites, long rosters, and FIFO?
  • Are you a self-motivated individual with experience in a mining open pit and workshop environment servicing Caterpillar equipment?
  • Do you strive to complete your work safely and with integrity while delivering outcomes?
  • Are you looking for a role where you can be a problem solver and continuously improve processes and procedures?


In This Role You Will

As an essential member of your team you are responsible for the servicing, in-pit refueling and associated tasks that support our Heavy Mobile Equipment Fleet. You will carry out your work with integrity through quality and effective work, in a safe and efficient manner.


You are committed to maximising the amount of scheduled maintenance and minimising the impact of unscheduled maintenance and strive to continually improve the way we do things. Your strong communication skills will see you succeed in your role.


You will always demonstrate your commitment to safety and use your experience and judgement to ensure yourself and your workmates stay safe. If you set good examples of work ethic and dedication and have a positive mind set in dealing with work and people, you are encouraged to apply.


Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

  • Experience in a mining open pit and workshop environment servicing Caterpillar equipment. 
  • Experience operating a Caterpillar 773/777 size service vehicle.
  • A C class manual driver’s licence.
  • Caterpillar SIS experience and basic computer skills.
  • A current MR Class Driver’s Licence, any High Risk Licences, SAP experience, and a Senior First Aid certificate will be highly regarded.

Working Conditions and Location

  • We are only 130kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast.
  • Live locally and go home every single day or stay in our Village for your roster and DIDO.
  • Work a 7:7 days/nights roster (7 days on, 7 days off, 7 nights on, 7 days off)– a good work/life balance.


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

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