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Foreman – Underground Auto Electrical (NS_1061)

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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.

The Porgera Joint Venture now has a vacancy for qualified and experienced individuals in the following positions:

Foreman – Underground Auto Electrical (NS_1061)

Reporting to the Superintendent – Underground Electrical, the incumbent will assist the Superintendent in the general operation of the Underground Electrical Section, budget preparation and ensure operational costs are within the budget guidelines.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Recognized Certificate of Competency in Auto Electrical discipline
  • Minimum 10 years or more experience as Tradesperson and Foreman in a mining industry preferably in an Underground operation
  • Advance RCT remote experience with level 4 and 5 certificate
  • Work place Mentor Level 3
  • Man power management in line with mining demand
  • Advance Diagnostic skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skill with sound knowledge of written and inter-personal skills
  • Methodical organized and process oriented
  • Professional and energetic with strong work ethics
  • Any Oracle or business process experience will be highly regarded
  • Pro-active understanding and attitude towards environment and safety concerns
  • Pro-active in nature and with personal initiative

Job Responsibilities:

  • General operation of section within the department
  • Establish and working within budget guidelines for the section
  • Maintain department records e.g. work orders, accident reports, project files, technical records, breakdown analysis etc…
  • Execute daily work plan in conjunction with set priorities
  • To recognize, plan and execute tasks using available manpower, tools and material in the most effective and efficient manner
  • Provide direction, on the job training and technical assistance for subordinates as required and develop them to act in higher positions and take on more responsibilities
  • Motivate and maintain moral in the work place
  • Study work production schedules and estimate Man hours
  • Carry out other related duties as directed by the superiors
  • Ensure training requirements are met
  • Maintain work standards in accordance with government regulation sand company policies
  • Ability to train national tradesman and service man in all areas of auto electrical maintenance
  • Analysis and resolves work problems or assist workers in solving work problems
  • Recommends measures to improve maintenance methods, equipment performance and quality of repair work carried out by trades’ personals.
  • Maintain a high level of health and safety awareness and comply with the PJV Occupational Health & Safety Policy and all health and safety rules and procedures


If you possess the ambition and drive to build a career with the Porgera Joint Venture, forward your application and resume before the 24th April, 2019 to: The Recruitment Team, Porgera Joint Venture Email: or apply via PJV website: Phone: (+675) 547 8912/545 3056 for more information. Emailed job applications are encouraged.

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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