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Trade Assistant


Boddington, WA, AU (Australia)

At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. One of the largest gold companies in the world, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.


Boddington is only 130 kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast.  You will have every second week off on this sought-after 7:7 roster (7 days on, 7 days off, 7 nights on, 7 days off), allowing you to balance work and everything else that is important to you in life. We give you the option to live locally or stay in our Village for your roster and DIDO, giving you the reassurance of being close to home. There will be plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area has to offer. 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.



What you will be doing


Reporting to the Supervisor – Mine Maintenance Loading, you will be responsible for providing mechanical support to all Trades personnel working on the Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) Loading Fleet, along with maintenance of the supporting infrastructure, tool store and stock management and control.


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


Who you are


You will have experience supporting Trades personnel maintaining a HME Fleet in a mining open pit and workshop environment and experience working on the following Caterpillar equipment:-


  • 6060 & 6030 Hydraulic Diggers
  • 7495 Electrical Rope Shovels


As a minimum, you will have a C class manual driver’s licence and basic computer skills.  Ideally you will have:-


  • A MR Class Driver’s Licence
  • A High Risk Licence (crane, rigging, dogging, forklift, elevated work platform)
  • SAP experience
  • Caterpillar SIS experience
  • A Senior First Aid certificate


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 mind set in dealing with work and people will be highly regarded.


Applications close on Sunday, 23 February 2020.


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

  • Website: http://www.newmontgoldcorp.com/home/default.aspx
  • Lifecycle of a Mine: https://www.newmontgoldcorp.com/lifecycle-of-a-mine/
  • Blog: https://www.newmontgoldcorp.com/blog-stories/
  • Annual sustainability report: https://www.newmontgoldcorp.com/sustainability/sustainability-reporting/


Note: Newmont does not ask individuals to pay money to apply or be considered for employment or to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal. If you are asked to do either, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.