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Senior Advisor - Planning and Reliability

Date: Nov 28, 2018

Location: Tanami, NT, AU, 0871

Company: Newmont Mining Corporation


Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the world’s largest gold producers with assets on four continents including operations in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Founded in 1921 Newmont is the only gold company included in the S&P 500 Index and Fortune 500 and was the first gold company selected to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

Our Tanami Operations, 540km north-west of Alice Springs, are on Aboriginal freehold land, in the NT’s remote Tanami Desert. A fully equipped 1000-bed village, 40km from the mine, offers modern leisure facilities to the workforce who FIFO direct from Perth, Darwin and Alice Springs.


Reporting to the Fixed Plant Maintenance Superintendent you are responsible for all planning and reliability functions within the Granites Operations Maintenance Department at Newmont Tanami Operation. You will ensure that all such work is conducted in a safe and environmentally acceptable manner whilst minimising the impact on production and ensuring compliance with Newmont standards and statutory obligations.

Essential Duties

  • Supervising planners in the development of robust weekly maintenance schedules
  • Supervising the development of long term fixed plant major maintenance plans.
  • Supervising the development of fixed plant shutdown plans.
  • Establishing and tracking work management KPI’s that identify issues and drive improved planning practices.
  • Supporting the development of LOM equipment maintenance strategies
  • Identify and implement reliability improvements for fixed plant equipment
  • Responsible for all equipment condition monitoring, NDT and statutory testing
  • Support capital expenditure program by assisting with AFE development
  • Overview, provide direction and act as a technical reference point and mentor for staff while ensuring work outputs are in line with strategic plans and budgets

Training & Experience

  • Trade/Tertiary Qualification or Engineering Degree
  • 8-10 years Mining/Heavy Industry experience
  • Minimum 5 years Supervisory experience
  • Strong PC skills and computer literacy
  • Strong SAP knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of maintenance planning processes
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of reliability practices and asset management
  • “A” class driver’s license


What you will gain

Our employees enjoy a competive salary package including private health insurance and an annual performance based incentive.  Not only will you work in a dynamic and collaborative environment but you will also benefit from the opportunities that only a global company can offer.


Our Culture

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer that operates globally to a common set of safety, environmental and community relation standards that define expected performance for our operating sites.  Maintaining high standards for all of Newmont’s operations and measuring our performance against those global standards is an integral part of our current business practice and our long term goals.  Newmont is a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential.


Our Values

Newmont encourages workplace diversity.  Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners we welcome applications from the Gnaala Karla Booja Native Title Group and other candidates 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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