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Electrical Instrumentation Technician - Process Maintenance

Boddington Area
Goldcorp Inc.

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At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. The world's leading gold company, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity, and adding value and opportunity to our host communities.

Boddington offers a unique opportunity to live in the South West. Located only 130 kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast there will be plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area has to offer. One of the largest gold producers in Australia, you will join a diverse team and have the opportunity to advance your career with an innovative company dedicated to safety, environmental management, inclusion and diversity. Working a 8/6 7/7 roster this role provides the opportunity to live locally and go home each day. We also provide the option to DIDO with accommodation supplied in our Village

What you will be doing

As a Process Maintenance Technician €“ Electrical Instrumentation with Newmont you will be required to monitor and maintain equipment in this large crushing and processing plant ensuring we continue to meet and exceed our targets of approximately 117,000 tonne per day.

You will carry out servicing and electrical maintenance for all electrical equipment located in the Process Maintenance Department€™s area of responsibility. You will ensure maintenance activities are completed in a safe, efficient and effective manner and will be responsible for maximising the amount of scheduled maintenance and minimising the impact of unscheduled works.

Who you are

You will have previous experience in the operation and maintenance of electrical, electronic and instrumentation equipment used in a mining or large industrial processing environment. A proactive approach and ability to problem solve along with self-motivation will be highly regarded.

Qualifications and competencies


  • A current WA Electrical Workers Licence
  • An understanding of AS3000, Mines Regulations and Acts as well as other relevant standards, acts and regulations
  • C class manual drivers licence

Highly regarded:

  • A Certificate IV in Electrical Instrumentation
  • Understanding of Defect Elimination principles and its application
  • Understanding of Maintenance Work Management Processes complete with use of CMMS (i.e. SAP or similar)
  • A High Voltage Switching certificate with High Voltage experience
  • A High Risk Licence for forklift and EWP
  • Unit of competency in confined space and working at heights

Applications close July 6, 2020

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.

We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

More About Newmont

  • Website: http://www.newmont.com
  • Lifecycle of a Mine: https://www.newmont.com/lifecycle-of-a-mine
  • Blog: https://www.newmont.com/blog-stories/
  • Annual sustainability report: https://www.newmont.com/sustainability/sustainability-reporting

Note: Newmont does not ask individuals to pay money to apply or be considered for employment or to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal. If you are asked to do either, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.

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