Fixed Plant Process Maintenance Technician Boilermaker Australia

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Process Maintenance Technician – Boilermaker

Fixed Plant Process Maintenance Technician Boilermaker Australia

Newmont Boddington Gold (NBG) is the largest gold producing mine in Australia and is taking full advantage of innovative, state-of-the-art technology and processing methods.  This multi-billion dollar mine will provide the opportunity to advance your career in a clean and safe mining environment.

Their operation provides you with the opportunity to live locally and go home every day or stay in their Village for your roster and DIDO. They are only 130kms from Perth’s CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast. You will work an 8:6 roster so there will be plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area can offer you.

What you will be doing

As part of the maintenance team in the wet plant of large processing facility, you will be required to monitor and maintain the equipment to assist to achieve safe milling production target of 40MTPA.

The major components of the wet plant are listed below and Trades personnel are required to maintain and assist in these areas as required:

  • Milling, Flotation, Thickening, Filtering, Reagents, Carbon in Leach Circuit, Carbon Regeneration, Elution, Wet Screening, Residue Disposal, Water Services.
  • PM inspections in all areas
  • Operation of plant equipment (EWP/Forklift/Overhead Crane/Dogging/Basic Rigging/Hiab)

Fixed Plant Process Maintenance Technician Boilermaker Australia

Fixed Plant Process Maintenance Technician Boilermaker Australia

With a relevant Trade Certificate (Fabrication), you will have a mechanical background and fabrication experience in a large process plant environment. Your ability to work well within a team and your positive mind set when dealing with work and people will be highly regarded.

To be successful for this role you will have the following:

  • High level of communication skills – verbal and written
  • Computer literacy
  • Exposure to CMMS (SAP preferred)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the statutory regulations relevant to safety and environment for the mining industry
  • High Risk License: forklift, elevated work platform, dogging/rigging (preferred)
  • Confined Space Entry and Working at Heights (preferred)
  • Current “C” Class Drivers License

What you will gain

There employees enjoy a generous salary package including private health insurance and an annual performance based incentive. Not only will you work in a dynamic and collaborative environment but you will also benefit from the opportunities that only a global company can offer.

Fixed Plant Process Maintenance Technician Boilermaker Australia


Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer that operates globally to a common set of safety, environmental and community relation standards that define expected performance for operating sites. Maintaining high standards for all of Newmont’s operations and measuring performance against those global standards is an integral part of there current business practice and long term goals. Newmont is a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential.


Newmont encourages workplace diversity. Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners they welcome applications from the Gnaala Karla Booja Native Title Group and other candidates 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.

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How to apply

If you wish to apply please apply via the seek apply button! Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

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Caterpillar Haul truck 793

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Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)

Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.

RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.

Find out more about RII Competencies here

You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.

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