Senior Service Crew

Date:  Apr 2, 2024

Tanami, AU

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

About the Role

Reporting to the Backfill & Services Superintendent, as Senior Service Crew you will assist coordinate activities of Paste fill, mine services, shotcreting and specified capital and operating projects. You will also be responsible to help manage the underground mining crews and be able to take on supervisor duties for shift coverage as required.

Key Accountabilities

  • Display a high level of knowledge and proficiency in organising paste fill infrastructure installation and underground mining operations.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all task instructions & procedures ensuring that these are consistently adhered to in the operation of the mine.
  • Actively assist coordinate with Underground Mining Services’ team to ensure required assistance is provided to achieve the mine plan.
  • Daily organising and management of the Shotcreting team
  • Actively undertake regular stock takes of inventory/material (paste pipes, valves, cement, etc.)
  • Undertake tasks as instructed or directed by Superintendent Backfill/Services and Senior Project Engineer (operations)
  • Supervise and deliver Shotcrete targets and testing requirements. 

About You

  • Extensive experience working in underground mining with previous leading hand experience (highly regarded)
  • Lead a team through their day to day operations and provide a high level of experience and knowledge in training to other crew members
  • Demonstrate a high level of trouble shooting / problem solving skills.
  • The ability to communicate effectively within the Mining Department and key stakeholders including other Departments and Business Partners.
  • A sound knowledge underground mining practices and an advanced standard of safety awareness and work ethic.
  • Motivated to move your team forward and provide continual support to all team members. 


To be successful, you will demonstrate your commitment to safety and use your experience and judgement to ensure you and your team work safely. If you are someone who is able to set a good example of work ethic and dedication, and have a positive mind set in dealing with work and people, you are encouraged to apply.  


Applications close 14 April 2024

Working Conditions

This role is located at our Tanami DBS Operation with multiple points of hire available working a 2:2 roster

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

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.


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