Trade Assistant

Date:  Feb 27, 2024

Boddington, AU

Workplace Type: Boddington 

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.


With good rosters and a unique opportunity to live locally and go home each day, we also provide DIDO with accommodation in our Village


  • Are you looking for a new role where you don’t have to wait in airports for hours?
  • Would you like a work life balance and work a 7:7 roster with every second week off?
  • Would you like to experience working in a unique mining location, where the mine borders a national forest and close to the picturesque town of Boddington?


We are currently recruiting for Trades Assistants within our Mobile Maintenance Team


The Trades Assistant is responsible for providing mechanical support to all trades personnel working on the Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) fleet, along with the maintenance of the supporting infrastructure and fixed assets. The Trades Assistant is required to ensure maintenance activities are completed in a safe, efficient and effective manner, maximising the amount of scheduled maintenance and minimising the impact of unscheduled works through quality and effective workmanship


The role:

  • Ensuring all works are completed in a safe manner and in compliance with established safe work procedures and systems. (i.e. Field Level Risk Assessments, Job Hazard Analysis, Permits)
  • Identifying resources required to complete maintenance works
  • Assisting trades in the diagnose and rectification of unscheduled maintenance faults
  • Cleaning of machinery, components and subparts and general maintenance of the workshop facility and other fixed assets
  • Assist in the operation of the tool store, supervision of contract personnel, ensuring work is carried out safely, efficiently and effectively
  • Complete daily work orders with supporting comments, drawings or photographs as required.


About you:

  • C-Class drivers licence
  • Current Forklift Ticket.
  • Exposure to Heavy Mobile Equipment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience in an open pit and workshop environment


Applications will close Sunday  17th March 2024


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.


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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