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Process Technician - Gold Room

Date:  Oct 5, 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.


The Role

You will  be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Newmont Tanami Operations (NTO), gold recovery circuits and ensure that production targts, process quality parameters and budgetary constraints are met. This role is based in Tanami and offers an 8/6 FIFO – Day shift only roster from Perth, Darwin & Alice Springs ONLY. 


You  will have responsibility in delivery of the following;

  • Safe production of gold bullion
  • Accurate and timely data recording
  • Maintain integrity and improve Gold Security
  • Operator training and site specific competency assessment for new Gold Room Technicians
  • Isolation requirements for Gold Room Circuits and associated chemical addition lines
  • Effective operation of all gravity separation equipment, carbon recovery, elution, electro-winning and smelting processes.


About You

  • Current driver’s licence.
  • Demonstrated experience with Permitting and Isolation systems and Processes.
  • Previous experience within Gold Room Operations
  • Knowledge and understanding of the statutory regulations relevant to safety and the environment for the mining industry.
  • Strong analytical skills, computer literacy and reporting ability.
  • Training in Job Safety Analysis.


About Tanami

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. A fully equipped camp is located 40km from the site offering modern leisure facilities for those flying in from Perth, Brisbane, Alice Springs or Darwin.


Applications close, Sunday 24th October 2021


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

  • 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.