Share this Job

Process Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Fitter

Date:  Aug 3, 2022

Perth, 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.


Newmont’s multi-billion dollar Boddington operation takes full advantage of innovative, state-of-the-art technology and processing methods, giving you the opportunity to advance your career in a clean and safe mining environment.


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.
  • Working 80 hours per fortnight on a 5:2:4:3 day shift only Roster, you will have every second Friday off as an RDO and Public Holidays so there will be plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area can offer you.


We currently have vacancies within our team for qualified Mechanical Fitters.


The Role:

Reporting to the Process Maintenance HPGR/Wear Management Supervisor, you will be required to monitor and maintain equipment in a large fixed plant process mining environment to ensure we achieve safe milling production targets of 40.5MTPA.

The major components of the process plant are listed below and all Process Maintenance Plant personnel are required to maintain and assist in these areas as required.


  • Conveyors
  • Crushing
  • Feeders
  • High Pressure Grinding Rolls
  • Shutdown Supervision
  • Screening
  • Chutes and wear parts
  • PM inspections in all areas
  • Operation of plant equipment (EWP/Forklift/Overhead crane/Dogging/Basic Rigging/Hiab)


Who you are:

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Mechanical trade qualification
  • Maintenance experience in a large process plant environment
  • Computer skills
  • Exposure to CMMS (SAP preferred)
  • High Risk License: Forklift, Elevated Work Platform, Dogging/Rigging (preferred)
  • Confined Space Entry and Working at Heights (preferred)
  • Current C class drivers licence


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 14th August 2022


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

Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to you as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic. Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel, unless an exemption is required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

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