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Mechanical Supervisor - Sustaining Capital Projects x2

Date:  Nov 25, 2021

Tanami, NT, 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 Tanami is on Aboriginal freehold land 540km northwest of Alice Springs. It is a long-life, low-cost, world-class asset in a core Newmont region. The Tanami Expansion 2 project, aims to extend the mine life beyond 2040, investing in a hoisting shaft which will increase the production of the underground mine from 2.6 Mtpa to 3.2 Mtpa.  Both the successful exploration within the underground operation and implementation of the first Tanami Expansion has laid the foundation to further develop the operation to remain a major contributor to the Newmont portfolio.


Working an 8/6 Roster, you can FIFO from Perth, Brisbane, Alice Springs or Darwin and reside in our fully equipped accommodation village.

About the roles

We are currently seeking to fill two newly created positions within our Sustaining Capital Projects Teams. The positions will be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of projects within the scope of the of plan. The main duties will include the management of multiple stakeholders, including internal partners, consultants and contractors and will manage vendors, cost scheduling, construction and commissioning.

One of these positions will be focused on supporting the Leach Train Project activities, while the other will support a variety of projects within the team.

The fast paced work environment will provide both challenge and a sense of reward, while providing an opportunity to work with a collaborative and inclusive team who strive for success!

About you

  • Relevant Trade or tertiary qualification with a significant experience in supervisory role in the mining industry
  • A proven track record in project execution, including experience with brownfields projects and demonstrated commitment to the successful implementation of the project.
  • Demonstrated experience with self-perform, EPCM, EPC project execution teams
  • Experience in operation of gold processing plants and Open Pit and Underground Operations
  • Excellent communication both written and oral skills with the ability to present findings to senior management
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Current Covid-19 vaccination certificate

Applications close on Thursday, 9 December 2021.


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.newmont.com
  • Lifecycle of a Mine: https://www.newmont.com/lifecycle-of-a-mine/
  • Blog: https://www.newmont.com/blog-stories/
  • Annual sustainability report: https://www.newmont.com/sustainability/sustainability-reporting/

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 it.sec@newmont.com.