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Bogger Operator

Advertiser: Newmont Mining3.8 out of 53.8 overall rating (87 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
12 Jul 2018
Location
Alice Springs & Central Australia
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Operations
Bogger Operator

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.

Newmont Tanami Operations proudly act as the Platinum sponsor for the Women in Resources Northern Territory Awards for 2018 and have acted as the Gold Sponsor for the awards since 2015.  In 2015, the Company and its employees have been rewarded the Northern Territory Diversity Champion (Mine Manager), and the Newmont Women Network Tanami (NWNT) won an award for Excellence in Diversity Programs and Performance.

We are seeking to increase the diversity within our Mining Operations 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 Supervisor, the Bogger Operator is responsible for operating a bogger to clear and load blasted materials from stopes or draw points in an efficient and safe manner.

The role is based in Tanami and offers a 2 week on/1 week off FIFO roster from Perth, Darwin & Alice Springs ONLY.

Key accountabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Follow rules related to safety standards and practices.
  • Conduct pre-start checks of equipment and work area.
  • Bog blasted material to trucks or stockpiles as per specifications and plans.
  • Coordinate truck requirements with Underground Supervisor and Mine Controller.
  • Adhere to all Newmont Maintenance department procedures and job requirements.
  • Required to operate machinery underground.

The Person

  • Current Drivers License
  • Previous underground bogging experience
  • Previous remote bogging experience
  • Sound knowledge, skills and experience in underground mining
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintaining and safe working environment
  • Proven ability to contribute to team outcomes

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 inclusive of Drug & Alcohol Testing both pre-employment and random periodical testing when onsite.

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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2_BPctMPIg

To apply for this role click on the Apply now link or go to www.newmont.com click on Careers then select the Asia Pacific region.

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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.

Newmont Tanami Operations proudly act as the Platinum sponsor for the Women in Resources Northern Territory Awards for 2018 and have acted as the Gold Sponsor for the awards since 2015.  In 2015, the Company and its employees have been rewarded the Northern Territory Diversity Champion (Mine Manager), and the Newmont Women Network Tanami (NWNT) won an award for Excellence in Diversity Programs and Performance.

We are seeking to increase the diversity within our Mining Operations 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 Supervisor, the Bogger Operator is responsible for operating a bogger to clear and load blasted materials from stopes or draw points in an efficient and safe manner.

The role is based in Tanami and offers a 2 week on/1 week off FIFO roster from Perth, Darwin & Alice Springs ONLY.

Key accountabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Follow rules related to safety standards and practices.
  • Conduct pre-start checks of equipment and work area.
  • Bog blasted material to trucks or stockpiles as per specifications and plans.
  • Coordinate truck requirements with Underground Supervisor and Mine Controller.
  • Adhere to all Newmont Maintenance department procedures and job requirements.
  • Required to operate machinery underground.

The Person

  • Current Drivers License
  • Previous underground bogging experience
  • Previous remote bogging experience
  • Sound knowledge, skills and experience in underground mining
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintaining and safe working environment
  • Proven ability to contribute to team outcomes

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 inclusive of Drug & Alcohol Testing both pre-employment and random periodical testing when onsite.

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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2_BPctMPIg

To apply for this role click on the Apply now link or go to www.newmont.com click on Careers then select the Asia Pacific region.

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