Technical Writer

Date:  Sep 6, 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.


Our mining operation 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.  This role provides a great work/life balance on a /5/2 4/3 roster. 


About the role

You will develop and manage technical documents, guidelines, and standards for the Boddington Site and be responsible for developing technical content, in conjunction with subject matter experts, to support the delivery of Asset Management processes and systems. 


Key Accountabilities 

  • Proactively demonstrates Newmont’s core values in all aspects of work. 
  • Actively support Newmont’s safety standards and improvement initiatives
  • Supports compliance with all statutory, Newmont and Boddington standards and procedures, through the development of technical contend required for the delivery of AM processes and systems.
  • Ensure all technical documents are developed using established systems and solutions, and in accordance with set standards for style, terminology and content. 
  • Resolve the clearest and most logical way to present information for greatest reader comprehension.
  • Review and/or copyedit technical content developed by other members of the AM team.
  • Reviews published technical documents and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format and content.
  • Collaborate with the AM Global Systems team to set up, administrate and maintain relevant software and solutions. 
  • Coordinate and supervise external resources as the need arises to support development of technical documents and strategies.
  • Confers with asset SMEs, vendors, plant operators, or trades to establish technical specifications and to identify subject material to be developed for technical documents.
  • Interprets, extracts and analyse information from all types of technical drawings such as P&IDs, PFDs, Electrical and Mechanical Diagrams, Vendor Drawings/Schematics to develop technical documents.


Your skills checklist

  • Strong knowledge of safety, health, and environmental regulations. 
  • Knowledge of maintenance principles and industry standards, work management process, planning and scheduling maintenance activities.
  • Prior experience within heavy industry, ideally within asset management. 
  • Validated experience with a similar technical writing position.
  • Experience in SAP PM module.
  • Ability to follow and maintain processes with strong attention to detail, and able to effectively prioritise work. 
  • Advanced analytical, conceptual thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate across all mediums.  


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 September 27, 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


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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