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National Capital District, Morobe, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Central, East Sepik, East New Britain, Eastern Highlands, Madang, Milne Bay, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea




17th March 2023

  • Great team culture and work environment
  • Career pathway to leadership opportunities
  • Exposure to working within a diverse and multicultural environment

Globe 24-7 in partnership with Newcrest Mining, is working together to source experienced and qualified talent to join their Mobile Fleet Maintenance Department to support their Lihir Gold Operations (LGO).

The Company

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, they aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

At Newcrest, they hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Leading Hand – Auto Electrician, for a FIFO position on Lihir Island, PNG. Reporting to Supervisor – Mechanical, Trucks Mobil Fleet Maintenance. You will act as the auto electrical maintenance team lead to monitor and oversee the day-to-day activities of Mobile Fleet Maintenance auto electrician team.

The role will have responsibility to:

  • Ensure personal and team compliance with all company HSE requirements & policies including Fitness for Work.
  • Conduct auto electrical maintenance on mobile fleet by ensuring al high level of understanding of operational issues including faults diagnosis, repairs, and equipment performance.
  • Perform preventative auto electrical maintenance inspections on mobile fleet.
  • Lead maintenance schedules follow OEM recommendations and only genuine OEM parts are used.
  • Ensure maintenance records for mobile fleet are kept current

Essential criteria

  • Trade Qualification – as Auto Electrician or Certification essential
  • 5+ years’ relevant work experience essential in large scale mining operations or heavy industry

Desirable criteria

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Self – motivated with the ability to work autonomously from time to time
  • High attention to detail with good time management skills
  • PNG Driver’s Licence – Class Six (6)

The Requirements

  • Must be open to FIFO in PNG.
  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment.
  • Must have proof of a completed Police Clearance within the last six months.

Contact us

Newcrest’s commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share these values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the closing date of the advertisement.

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