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Newmont data-careersite-propertyid="title">Charge Up in United States

data-careersite-propertyid="title">Charge Up

Date: May 13, 2022

Location:

Tanami, NT, AU (Australia)

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.

Newmont Tanami is on Aboriginal freehold land 540km northwest of Alice Springs. It is a long-life, low-cost, world-class asset in a core Newmont region. The Tanami Expansion 2 project, aims to extend the mine life beyond 2040, investing in a hoisting shaft which will increase the production of the underground mine from 2.6 Mtpa to 3.2 Mtpa. Both the successful exploration within the underground operation and implementation of the first Tanami Expansion has laid the foundation to further develop the operation to remain a major contributor to the Newmont portfolio. A fully equipped camp is located 40km from the site offering modern leisure facilities for those flying in from Perth, Brisbane, Alice Springs or Darwin.

The Role

Reporting to the Underground Supervisor, the Production Charge Up crew are responsible for operating the Charge-Up machine to load explosives into planned and drilled development faces and/or stope holes in a safe and efficient manner.

The role is based in Tanami and offers a 2/1 FIFO roster from Perth, Darwin, Alice Springs or Brisbane.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Follow rules related to safety standards and practices before, during and after work

  • Conduct pre-start checks of equipment and work area.

  • Charge development faces with explosives as per specification and plans

  • Coordinate charging and firing requirements with the Underground Supervisor

  • Keep accurate records of activities in prescribed manner

  • Attend training and development programs as directed

The Person

  • Minimum 2 years underground experience.

  • Sound knowledge of varying ground support techniques and basic ground support theory

  • Skilled and efficient in the use of Charge-Up machine and Integrated Tool Carrier.

  • Hypercharge experience desirable

  • Emulsion experience desirable

  • Dangerous Goods Licence

To be considered for this role, you must be able to meet the site access requirements by having a current driver’s license, passing a police clearance and pre-employment medical.

Applications Close: 5th June 2022

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/

Newmont strongly encourages all applicants to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as the vaccine is available to you as Newmont considers vaccination to be a vital tool in the fight against the pandemic. Proof of vaccination is required for entry to certain Newmont locations and for business travel, unless an exemption is required by law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

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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