Job Vacancy for Heavy Duty Plant Mechanic

February 28, 2020
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Organization: Newmont
Department: Engineering
Career Level: Experienced Professional
Job shift: Full Time
Positions Available: 1

At Newmont, our purpose is to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. One of the largest gold companies in the world, 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, only 130 kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast so there will be plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area has to offer. The largest gold producer 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.


  • Not looking forward to another Pilbara summer?
  • Tired of paying for parking at the airport?
  • Working at Boddington is the answer.

What you will be doing


Reporting to the Supervisor – Mine Maintenance Loading you will be responsible for the maintenance and servicing of mechanical systems and components on the Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) Loading Fleet. You will ensure maintenance activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner, maximising the amount of scheduled maintenance and minimising the impact of unscheduled maintenance through quality and effective work.


Who you are

You will be a trade qualified Heavy Duty Plant Mechanic or equivalent, with significant experience in maintaining and servicing Caterpillar 7495 rope shovels as well as 6060 and 6030 hydraulic excavators. Your multiskilling in the areas of fault finding and diagnostics, repairs and preventive maintenance services, and knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and 24V auto electrical as well as CAT SIS and ET experience is essential.  As a minimum you will have a C class manual driver’s licence and basic computer skills.


Ideally you will also have:-

  • A MR Class Driver’s Licence
  • A High Risk Licence (crane, rigging, dogging, forklift, elevated work platform)
  • SAP experience
  • Six Sigma / Lean Belts experience
  • Failure Analysis experience
  • A Senior First Aid Certificate


You will demonstrate your commitment to safety and use your experience and judgement to ensure yourself and your workmates stay safe.  Your ability to set good examples of work ethic and integrity together with your positive mind set in dealing with work and people will be highly regarded.

Applications close on Monday, 16 March 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 Goldcorp acknowledges Aboriginal people as the first Australians and respects their unique relationship with the land and sea, their culture, spiritual tradition and stories.

Contact Information
Address: Boddington WA, Australia, , Australia,
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