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For a career rich in opportunities join Newcrest Mining Limited - a leading gold producer in Australia, the Pacific and Asia and one of the largest gold companies in the world Newcrest has a world class portfolio of operating mines across four countries and a global workforce of in excess of 16,000 people. We live our values daily in a high performing organisation, striving to achieve our vision to be the 'Miner of Choice' for our employees and contractors, the communities in which we operate and our shareholders.
Underground Fixed Plant Mechanical Technicians
Cadia Valley Operations offers a rare opportunity to enjoy the lifestyle benefits of a rural mining community located 25kms from Orange and 3.5 hours west of Sydney. Leading the way in underground and open pit mining methods, our Cadia Valley operation's are one of the largest gold-copper mines in the country. The recently approved Cadia East project is set to become one of the largest underground mines in the world.
Job No.: 765106
Work type: Permanent
Location: Cadia Valley Operations, Orange NSW
We are currently seeking to engage experienced and professional Underground Fixed Plant Mechanical Technicians to be part of a safe, efficient and profitable underground mining operation. Reporting to the Underground Fixed Plant Mechanical Supervisor you will ensure and be responsible for the scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of the underground Fixed Plant. As an Underground Fixed Plant Mechanical Technician you will support Newcrest's Operating Framework and a Target Zero approach to Safety.
Your key responsibilities will include the following:
• Maintenance of Fixed Plant equipment in a reliable and cost effective manner
• Provide technical support in all aspects Fixed Plant mechanical maintenance
• Identify and report any risk of component or equipment failure
• Monitoring and reporting on status of Fixed Plant equipment
• Being proactive in continuously improving maintenance strategies
• Prompt reporting of all incidents and hazards
• Ensuring compliance with safety, environment and mining statutory requirements
To be considered for this position you will possess the relevant Mechanical Trade Qualifications or equivalent in line with the Australian Qualification Framework. You will have significant mining industry experience relevant to specific underground and Fixed Plant equipment at Cadia Valley Operations.
You will have a proactive approach to your work with demonstrated experience at working in high performing teams and effective leadership skills. As a strong communicator you will have the ability to work effectively with all levels of the business and will be adept in problem solving skills covering complex technical problems.
As part of the Underground Fixed Plant Maintenance team, you will receive senior management support coupled with the opportunity to work with highly experienced professionals. You will be able to maximise value to continue the investment we have in our most important asset, our people.
If you wish to find more about Newcrest go to www.newcrest.com.au, for more on Orange visit www.evocities.com.au/locations/orange and then if you are confident you have the skills, knowledge and experience required, please apply at www.newcrestcareers.com.au or via the button below
Advertised: 11 Nov 2011 Aus. Eastern Standard Time
Closing date: 13 May 2012 11:55pm Aus. Eastern Standard Time
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