Mining Supervisor

Newmont Goldcorp

Tanami, WA

Posted 10/20/2019

Our Tanami Operations, 540km north-west of Alice Springs, are on Aboriginal freehold land, in the NT’s remote Tanami Desert. A fully equipped 1000-bed village, 40km from the mine, offers modern leisure facilities to the workforce who FIFO direct from Perth, Darwin and Alice Springs. We are seeking to increase the diversity within our Mining Supervision Team to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply. The Role Reporting to the Mining Foreman, the Mining Supervisor is responsible for planning, delegating, supervising and recording daily tasks performed by the crew in meeting the mine schedule to ensure safe, efficient and optimal ore recovery. The role is based in Tanami and offers a 2/1 FIFO roster from Perth, Brisbane, Darwin & Alice Springs ONLY. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure work activities are performed in accordance with established Company Standards, Policies, Procedures and Work Instructions.
  • Collaborate with other shift supervisors to coordinate and supervise daily work crew performance to ensure continuity of production levels.
  • Ensure timely issue resolution or appropriate escalation of issues through facilitating regular communication within team.
  • Review daily targets and incident reports and confer with hand-over shift supervisor of any issues or tasks to be completed on next shift to ensure no (or minimal) interruption to schedule.
  • Ensure daily underground activities are recorded in PITRAM to ensure accurate, up-to-date information is available for all staff.
  • Coordinate when necessary the update of policies, procedures and systems to ensure consistency of activities and efficiency of future projects.
  • Contribute to the achievement of Newmont’s Occupational Health & Safety goals by implementing appropriate programs and processes where necessary.
  • Demonstrate Newmont values and commitment to safety through business decisions and actions
The Person
  • Shift bosses ticket preferable
  • 5+ years Underground mining experience
  • Training in Front Line Management or equivalent
  • Understanding in Underground Operations (ie. service crew)
  • Current “C” Class Drivers License
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong communication skills
To be considered for these roles, you must be able to meet the site access requirements by having a current drivers license, passing a police clearance and pre employment medical. Our Culture 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 our operating sites. Maintaining high standards for all of Newmont’s operations and measuring our performance against those global standards is an integral part of our current business practice and our long term goals. Newmont is a diverse and inclusive culture where all people can achieve and contribute to their greatest potential. Newmont’s Values Newmont Mining encourages workplace diversity. Females and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. As part of our commitment with the Traditional Owners we also encourage applications from 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. The Rewards Our employees enjoy a competitive salary package including free private health insurance and an annual bonus scheme. 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. For a first-hand look at our site, please watch our short video: To apply for this role click on the Apply now link or go to click on Careers then select the Asia Pacific region.

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