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Raise Bore Operator

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Tanami, NT, AU, 0870

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation

Our Underground Tanami Operations is located in one of Australia’s most remote Deserts, the Tanami Desert, 540km north-west of Alice Springs, on Aboriginal freehold land. We offer a competitive remuneration package as well as the opportunity to develop your career in a global company.


Newmont Tanami Operations provides a fully equipped 1200-bed village, 40km from the mine, offering modern leisure facilities to the workforce who FIFO directly from Darwin, Alice Springs, Brisbane and Perth.

The Role

Reporting to the Underground Supervisor, the Raise Bore Operator is responsible for the operation of the Raise Borer in a safe and efficient manner    


The role is based in Tanami and offers a 2/1 FIFO roster from Perth, Darwin, Alice Springs or Brisbane.



Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Follow rules related to safety standards and practises before, during and after work
  • Conduct pre-start checks of equipment and work area.
  • Set up raise bore as per specifications and plans.
  • Pilot drill and ream raise bore holes for ventilation, egress or rock passes.
  • Keep accurate records of activities in prescribed manner
  • Attend training and development programs as directed
The Person
  • Minimum 4 years underground experience
  • Previous Raise Bore Operation experience
  • Sound knowledge, skills and experience in operation of machinery
  • Proven ability to recognise and follow both verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work rotating night and day shifts
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintaining a safe working environment

To be considered for this role, you must be able to meet the site access requirements by having a current driver’s license, passing a police clearance and pre-employment medical.


Our Values and Culture

Newmont encourages a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. As part of our commitment with the Traditional Land Owners we encourage applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respect their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.


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