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Morobe, Papua New Guinea

Mining, Oil and Gas

Negotiable (PGK)


24th November 2022

We are seeking to recruit Supervisors/Trainers for our People – Training Department. Reporting to Training Supervisor, the successful applicants will mainly be responsible for providing quality, timely and accurate on the job theoretical and practical training services specifically in drilling to the Operations Mining Department adhering to all statutory requirements and Company Safety, Health and Environmental standards and procedures.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Provide quality coaching mentoring to operators to ensure every opportunity for success
  • Ensure the safe operation and housekeeping of training facilities, vehicles and resources
  • Liaise with Operations Training Coordinators and Mining leadership team to ensure all scheduled training is undertaken in a timely and efficient manner
  • Attend meetings as required with stakeholder personnel and represent the Training Department
  • Ensure the dispatch system is utilised as an inherent part of the training and appropriate production improvements are managed continuously
  • Promote operator behavioural best practice and encourage positive attitudes and self-management
  • Promote behavioural fundamentals on conducting: pre-start processes, housekeeping, job planning, effective & timely problem solving, hazard reporting and preventative maintenance
  • Attend daily PSI meetings and training meetings as required. Report to Training Coordinators suggestions or improvements that can be made to current processes and procedures
  • Promote supervisor behavioural best practice and encourage positive attitudes and self-management
  • Manage training and log book systems, timely upkeep of all completed training documentation and forwarding to the Training Coordination for processing
  • Conduct training of mine employees utilising approved training materials as per Harmony and HV Competency Based Training Standards, Guidelines and Procedures. Implement effective training strategies in conjunction with training scheduling systems to ensure that all trainees have the best opportunity to succeed.
  • Ensure safety keeping of all drilling equipment and parts
  • Woking with Mining Leadership team, ensure that the technical support required to achieve optimum productivity for the operations is available in a proactive manner

Qualifications, Skills and Experience required:

  • Experience in either Downhole Hammer Drill Rig (D65) or Rotary Drill Rig (DM30)
  • Relevant experience and accreditation in operating mining machinery. Key site equipment: Excavators, loaders, dozers, graders, haul trucks, water carts, horizontal & hammer drills
  • Open Pit Blasting experience preferable
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment & PNG NTC Accredited or equivalent is advantageous
  • Demonstrate ability to coach and develop subordinate personnel
  • Sound planning and organisational skills and assertiveness with the ability to implement change
  • Must be a Team Player
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English & Tokpisin
  • Computer literate in MS Word and Excel

The above role is Hidden Valley Mine 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