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Engineer – Maintenance Planning – Fixed Plant Maintenance (NS_804)

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Enga, Papua New Guinea

Mining, Oil and Gas


Barrick (Niugini) Limited (“BNL”) is a company incorporated in Papua New Guinea, and operates the Porgera Gold Mine in Enga Province on behalf of the Porgera Joint Venture partners. BNL is an independently managed company and is jointly owned through an equal partnership between Barrick Gold Corporation and Zijin Mining Group-which own 95% participating interest in the Porgera Joint Venture. The remaining 5% is owned by Mineral Resource Enga (MRE) Limited – a consortium consisting of the Enga Provincial Government and the Porgera landowners.

Engineer – Maintenance Planning – Fixed Plant Maintenance (NS_804)

The primary role of the Engineer – Maintenance Planning is ensuring that planned maintenance activities are appropriately planned (resources, parts, equipment, tooling) and scheduled (with production and maintenance) so that the work progresses on schedule in a safe, efficient and repeatable manner. The successful incumbents will work in Fixed Plant Maintenance incorporating underground and infrastructure.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A recognized Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related is essential
  • Minimal 3 years’ experience in relevant technical area desirable
  • Sound knowledge of maintenance planning and scheduling principles and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proactive approach towards safety
  • Sound knowledge & experience using (CMMS) Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
  • Proficient in MS Project, Excel and Word

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Planning and Scheduling for the Fixed Plant Maintenance
  • Weekly Schedule in consultation with Production, Reliability and Maintenance
  • Long term plan for Plant Shutdowns ensuring resources, parts, materials, equipment and services are available when required
  • Define with Operations, Maintenance and Engineering sections required shutdown work scopes. Ensuring that all inspections, recertification, repair, overhaul and modifications requirements are included in such scope of works
  • Provide significant input into the development of maintenance strategies to ensure that PM’s will deliver desired equipment performance measures
  • Maintain a high level of health, safety and environmental awareness and comply with all relevant PJV policies & Procedures


If you possess the ambition and drive to build a career with Porgera Joint Venture, forward your application and resume before the 23rd of November, 2018 to: The Recruitment Team, Porgera Joint Venture Email: or apply via PJV website: Phone: (+675) 547 8912/544 3056 for more information.

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Porgera Joint Venture

The Porgera Joint Venture owns and operates the Porgera Gold Mine, located in the Province of Enga in the Papua New Guinea Highlands. Barrick (Niugini) Limited, the manager of the mine, holds a 95 percent ...
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547 8153 or 547 8912

P.O Box 484, Mt. Hagen, WHP

547 8102