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Morobe, Papua New Guinea

Mining, Oil and Gas

Negotiable (PGK)


24th November 2022

We are seeking to recruit a Monitoring Technician for our MTS – Environment Department. Reporting to the Senior Monitoring Officer, the successful applicant will contribute to minimizing the potential environmental impacts of the Hidden Valley operations by undertaking environmental monitoring programs, contributing to the implementation of the company’s Environment Management System (EMS) including the provision to technical support and raising the environmental awareness of all the stakeholders. To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all employees and contractors in compliance with the company’s Health and Safety systems, policies and procedures.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Collect environmental monitoring samples (water, soil/sediment, dust, noise, air) to the required standard including appropriate field treatment as required
  • Ensure collected samples are preserved and appropriately stored until dispatched to off-site facilities (labs) for further analysis
  • Ensure field measurement of water quality parameters (Ph. conductivity, DO, turbidity, etc.) is completed to the required standard. All records are maintained in good order and uploaded to the environmental database on a daily basis
  • Contribute to the timely completion of planned environmental monitoring schedules/programs as described in Hidden Valley Environmental Management Plan to meet regulatory and company requirements
  • Ensure all field data collected is uploaded into MP5 Database on a timely basis
  • Ensure all data collected daily is updated on the value stream board charts
  • Ensure Chain of Custody documentation for samples collected and dispatched is fully completed and tracked through to receipt of sample by the respective external laboratories
  • Ensure that the Chain of Custody (CoC) Register is updated for every sample dispatch
  • Complete stores records accurately to maintain correct stock records for all required consumables (i.e. sample bottles, gloves, bailers, etc.)
  • Contribute to the maintenance of adequate stock levels to ensure timely completion of regulatory and operational monitoring requirements
  • Initiate new orders for stock as and when stock levels trigger re-ordering of stocks
  • Ensure monitoring equipment is functioning correctly at all times and promptly report any abnormalities noted in the operations of monitoring equipment as they occur to Supervisors
  • Contribute to the implementation of the company Health and Safety system and site policies and procedures to minimize safety risk to employees and contractors
  • Ensure to meet the daily individual and team Safety KPI’s as prescribed by immediate Supervisors/ from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience required:

  • Tertiary qualification in Environmental Science or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an environmental monitoring role
  • Have some exposure in mining, mineral processing or manufacturing industry
  • Have working knowledge of and experience in the implementation of environmental monitoring programs
  • Able to write and present report, utilising MS Office suites
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English & Tok-Pisin
  • Willing and able to work with a flexible company roster and to varying hours to accomplish goals
  • Demonstrate high level of planning and organisational skills
  • Strong safety focus
  • Must have current and valid class 3 PNG driver’s licence
  • Basic First Aid certificate, desirable

The above role is Hidden Valley mine site based.

If you are interested in this exciting and challenging opportunity and confident, you have the skills, knowledge and experience to fulfil this role, then please apply by email to

All applications must be sent via email only. Applications that come through mail will not be accepted.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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The Hidden Valley mine is an open pit gold and silver mine, situated in the Morobe province in Papua New Guinea, some 210km northwest of Port Moresby and approximately 90km south-southwest from Lae, the ...
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Harmony Gold Mining Ltd P.O. Box 4015, LAE 411, Morobe Province