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MM_076 - Auto Electrician

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South Pacific

Mining, Oil and Gas



The Role

Reporting to the Shift Foreman, the incumbent's main purpose is to effectively carrying out electrical repairs, modifications and servicing of both Light Vehicles and Heavy Machinery providing auto electrical, air conditioning and mechanical services both in the field and in the workshop.

This is a FIFO position on a 16 days on, 12 days off roster. Point of Hire is restricted to Kavieng/ Rabaul/ Port Moresby/ Lae or Tabar group of Islands.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Provide auto electrical, air conditioning and mechanical services to light vehicles and heavy machinery;
  • Auto Electrical Repair, service and maintenance on Light Vehicles and Heavy Machinery;
  • Services of Plant in the workshop and in the field;
  • Communicates any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor in order to facilitate prompt correction or reporting;
  • Filling in time-sheets and general paperwork, if necessary;
  • Carry out other operational tasks as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience required:

  • Trade qualifications with minimum 3-5 years' experience in maintaining and servicing light vehicles and heavy machineries;
  • Trade background - preferably with auto electrical experience on motor vehicle and heavy equipment;
  • Relevant qualifications in the maintenance field with field experience;
  • Current PNG Driver's Licence;
  • Self-motivated, strong communication skills and the ability to effectively manage time;
  • A continuous improvement approach to all tasks and be able to develop initiative and problem solving skills;
  • A good team player and prepared to accept responsibility.

The Offer

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a dynamic and motivated team of industry professionals with considerable experience in the demands and practices of the mining industry.

Simberi Gold Company Ltd offers a competitive remuneration package, commensurate with experience.

Short-listing for this position commences on the 23rd January 2019, however we do reserve the right to commence processing applications prior to the nominated close off date. If your do not hear from us in 20 workdays, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

To be eligible for this role you must be a PNG National and previous applicants for this position need not re-apply.

St Barbara is an Equal Opportunity Employer and in 2016, 2015 and 2014 was recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). St Barbara is the only mining company in Australia to receive this citation for three consecutive years. Recognition for St Barbara's commitment and achievement in eliminating the gender pay equity gap has also been recognised nationally through industry awards.

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Simberi Gold Company LTD

Simberi Gold Company Limit, incorporated in Papua New Guinea, is a wholly owned subsidiary of St Barbara Limited. The Simberi gold mine is on Simberi Island in Papua New Guinea and started production in ...
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+675 276 2010 Ext 9652

PO Box 624 Kavieng NIP PNG

+675 275 9616