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Tradesperson – Auto Electrical Underground – NS 935, NS 936, NS 937 and NS 938

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Enga, Papua New Guinea

Electrical, 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.

Tradesperson – Auto Electrical Underground – NS 935, NS 936, NS 937 and NS 938

Reporting to the relevant Section Supervisors, the incumbents will be part of a dedicated team within the Mobile Maintenance Section, responsible for servicing and repairing of all Mobile equipment to a safe and reliable standard.

The ideal candidate must;

  • Have minimum of three (3) years hands-on working experience as a Qualified Tradesman.
  • Highly Skilled in the maintenance and repairs on Toyota Land cruisers and Hino trucks.
  • Skilled in rebuilding Electrical components relative to your trade.
  • The ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and diagnose faults.
  • Experience in maintenance and repairs of Heavy earth moving machines (Caterpillar underground equipment AD55B, AD60 trucks, R2900G, R1700G loaders, RCT remote systems experience an advantage).
  • Experience in the maintenance and repair of Mining Ancillary equipment
  • Ability to read and write English at an Upper Secondary School standard.
  • The ability and willingness to train and develop local unskilled employees.
  • Sound technical, planning and organizational skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to sort priorities and take action in a reasonable time frame.
  • Able to support the supervisor by constantly revising job procedures for continuous improvement
  • Good communication and customer service skills with ability to communicate effectively across all levels are desirable.
  • Identifying the risks in their work area and using the correct controls.
  • Maintain high level of health and safety awareness and comply with PJV Occupational Health and Safety Policy and all health and safety rules and standard work procedures.


If you possess the ambition and drive to build a career with Porgera Joint Venture, forward your application and resume before the (25th January, 2019) to: The Recruitment Team, Porgera Joint Venture Email: or apply via PJV website: Phone: (+675) 547 8912/544 3056 for more information.

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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