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UNDERGROUND BOGGER OPERATOR - RESIDENTIAL

Advertiser: Norton Gold Fields3.3 out of 53.3 overall rating (13 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
25 Jul 2019
Location
Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Operations

UNDERGROUND BOGGER OPERATOR - RESIDENTIAL

Norton Gold Fields Limited (Norton or "the Company") is one of Australia's largest domestic gold producers, with recent annual production of upto 200,000 ounces. The Company has a mining and processing complex in Western Australia's world-class Kalgoorlie gold region, including a highly prospective tenement package of over 1,000km² surrounding the 3.8Mtpa Paddington Mill.

Location: Bullant

Roster: 7:7

Residential: Kalgoorlie / Boulder

Norton Gold Fields is seeking an experienced Underground Bogger Operator for their Bullant Operations.  An Employer of Choice with a Clear Growth Strategy, Norton Gold Fields provides career opportunities that benefit you and the local community. Zero Harm, Teamwork, Innovation, Performance Driven, and Efficiency.

Working as a valuable member of the underground mining crew you will be responsible health and safety tasks, loader operations for underground mine development and production, loader and related equipment inspections and care and work area housekeeping.

Key Duties/tasks: 

  • Conduct pre starts on equipment prior to operation.
  • Initiate and participate in equipment handovers with Underground Shift Supervisor and cross shift operator.
  • Follow and interpret mine plan instructions, profiles designs and ground support patterns to achieve good quality development in a timely manner.
  • Safe, efficient and productive operation of underground loader.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and be innovative in selecting, using and improving the correct procedure, process or technique to solve problems, execute tasks and safely operate the loader.
  • Bogging and transporting material to underground trucks or designated areas as directed by your Underground Shift Supervisor each shift.
  • Mixing cement rock fill for back filling of stopes.
  • Operate equipment to Best Practice to minimise damage on equipment.
  • Provide assistance to other mining operators as and when required.
  • Coach new and/or inexperienced operators.
  • Conclude shift with a hose down with cleaning and refuelling of equipment and appropriate clean of CRF.
  • Maintain roads and sumps as required.
  • Report significant changes in the ground conditions and use of consumables.
  • Conduct manual scaling technique as required.
  • Share knowledge and/or experiences with crew and/or management.
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Current unrestricted “C” Class Western Australian manual drivers licence.
  • Training experience as a Bogger Operator.
  • Current Western Australian DGSC.
  • Current Work Safely at Heights certificate.
  • Basic electrical and mechanical knowledge of underground equipment.
  • Satisfactory GSDU / NPC clearance.
  • Current West Australian Shot-firing licence (desirable).
  • Senior First Aid Certificate (desirable).
  • JHA trained (desirable).
  • Underground Metalliferous Mining Certificate II, III or IV (desirable).

Benefits working with Norton at their Paddington Operations:

  • Residential roles and lifestyle friendly rosters which affords the opportunity to balance family, work and community.
  • Competitive salary, rewarding your skills and experience.
  • Private health insurance for you and your family.
  • Optional TPD insurance.
  • Salary sacrificing options for housing, motor vehicles and superannuation.
  • Discounted Corporate Gym memberships with several local fitness centres.

How to Apply

Please forward your application to recruitment@padgold.com.au . Please ensure you attach copies of all relevant qualifications/licences to the role you are applying for.

Please note that when you apply, you agree for Norton to conduct police verification check on you.

Norton Gold Fields Limited promotes diversity in our workforce and encourages all applicants, including women, indigenous and multi cultural backgrounds to apply.

Norton Gold Fields Limited reserves the right to commence recruitment proceedings prior to the closing date, unsolicited CV's from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Norton Gold Fields Limited (Norton or "the Company") is one of Australia's largest domestic gold producers, with annual production of more than 150,000 ounces. The Company has a mining and processing complex in Western Australia's world-class Kalgoorlie gold region.

The Paddington mining and exploration tenement package covers an area of 678km². It is 100% owned and operated Zijin Mining and is centred around the Paddington Mill which is located 35km north-west of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

Location: Bullant

Roster: 7:7

Residential: Kalgoorlie / Boulder

Norton Gold Fields is seeking an experienced Underground Bogger Operator for their Bullant Operations.  An Employer of Choice with a Clear Growth Strategy, Norton Gold Fields provides career opportunities that benefit you and the local community. Zero Harm, Teamwork, Innovation, Performance Driven, and Efficiency.

Working as a valuable member of the underground mining crew you will be responsible health and safety tasks, loader operations for underground mine development and production, loader and related equipment inspections and care and work area housekeeping.

Key Duties/tasks: 

  • Conduct pre starts on equipment prior to operation.
  • Initiate and participate in equipment handovers with Underground Shift Supervisor and cross shift operator.
  • Follow and interpret mine plan instructions, profiles designs and ground support patterns to achieve good quality development in a timely manner.
  • Safe, efficient and productive operation of underground loader.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and be innovative in selecting, using and improving the correct procedure, process or technique to solve problems, execute tasks and safely operate the loader.
  • Bogging and transporting material to underground trucks or designated areas as directed by your Underground Shift Supervisor each shift.
  • Mixing cement rock fill for back filling of stopes.
  • Operate equipment to Best Practice to minimise damage on equipment.
  • Provide assistance to other mining operators as and when required.
  • Coach new and/or inexperienced operators.
  • Conclude shift with a hose down with cleaning and refuelling of equipment and appropriate clean of CRF.
  • Maintain roads and sumps as required.
  • Report significant changes in the ground conditions and use of consumables.
  • Conduct manual scaling technique as required.
  • Share knowledge and/or experiences with crew and/or management.
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Current unrestricted “C” Class Western Australian manual drivers licence.
  • Training experience as a Bogger Operator.
  • Current Western Australian DGSC.
  • Current Work Safely at Heights certificate.
  • Basic electrical and mechanical knowledge of underground equipment.
  • Satisfactory GSDU / NPC clearance.
  • Current West Australian Shot-firing licence (desirable).
  • Senior First Aid Certificate (desirable).
  • JHA trained (desirable).
  • Underground Metalliferous Mining Certificate II, III or IV (desirable).

Benefits working with Norton at their Paddington Operations:

  • Residential roles and lifestyle friendly rosters which affords the opportunity to balance family, work and community.
  • Competitive salary, rewarding your skills and experience.
  • Private health insurance for you and your family.
  • Optional TPD insurance.
  • Salary sacrificing options for housing, motor vehicles and superannuation.
  • Discounted Corporate Gym memberships with several local fitness centres.

How to Apply

Please forward your application to recruitment@padgold.com.au . Please ensure you attach copies of all relevant qualifications/licences to the role you are applying for.

Please note that when you apply, you agree for Norton to conduct police verification check on you.

Norton Gold Fields Limited promotes diversity in our workforce and encourages all applicants, including women, indigenous and multi cultural backgrounds to apply.

Norton Gold Fields Limited reserves the right to commence recruitment proceedings prior to the closing date, unsolicited CV's from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Norton Gold Fields Limited (Norton or "the Company") is one of Australia's largest domestic gold producers, with annual production of more than 150,000 ounces. The Company has a mining and processing complex in Western Australia's world-class Kalgoorlie gold region.

The Paddington mining and exploration tenement package covers an area of 678km². It is 100% owned and operated Zijin Mining and is centred around the Paddington Mill which is located 35km north-west of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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