Trade Assistant - Village and Site Services

Date:  May 24, 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.


The Village/Site Services Team covers a wide area of site and is responsible for a vast range of support infrastructure. This includes the accommodation village, the mine site and all associated infrastructure, the community information centre, and the town houses.


As a Trade Assistant within the team, responsibilities will include supporting trades people execute tasks and complete general maintenance duties within the accommodation village and general site area which may include buildings and other support infrastructure such as roads, parking areas and signage. 

What are the benefits for you 
We offer you an industry competitive remuneration package inclusive of an Annual Bonus and Gold Level Health Insurance for you and your family, access to Newmont’s Employee Assistance Program, generous Parental Leave and other Employee Rewards and Benefits.  


You can live locally and go home every day or stay in our Village for your roster and DIDO. We’re located approximately an hour from the coast and Perth’s south eastern suburbs. 


The position works a  5/2 & 4/3 roster.


Key Accountabilities

  • Ensuring all works are completed in a safe manner and in compliance with established safe work procedures and systems. 
  • Understanding and identifying resources required to complete maintenance works.
  • Responding to unscheduled maintenance work so that impact on the operation is minimised.
  • Identification of opportunities to improve maintenance in areas of control or exposure  
  • Contribute to site safety management/programmes/improvements.
  • Contribute to the safe and productive improvements of processes and practices within your work area.
  • A good working relationship is required with all levels of management/supervision around the NBG village/ site due to the wide area of exposure for Village/ Site Services
  • To foster professional working relationships with all external stakeholders, suppliers, and contractors


About you

  • Skills across a broad range of building trades and maintenance practices, including carpentry, plastering and painting. 
  • Prior experience in a similar mining type role
  • Mechanical knowledge of pumps, piping, and flow systems.
  • Knowledge of WA Mining Regulations.
  • Current “C” Class Western Australian Drivers Licence
  • First Aid, working at heights and confined space certificate
  • High Risk Licence for EWP, Forklift
  • Experience using SAP software
  • Computer skills with Excel and similar software for records information.
  • Skid Steer and Excavator ticket

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 Friday June 9, 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


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