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Specialist, Senior - Fixed Plant Maintenance (Shutdowns)

086065 Requisition #
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Papua New Guinea

Barrick (Niugini) Limited (BNL) is a company incorporated in Papua New Guinea, and operates the Porgera Gold Mine in Enga Province on behalf of the Porgera Joint Venture partners. BNL is an independently managed company and is jointly owned through an equal partnership between Barrick Gold and Zijin Mining Group. The Porgera Gold Mine employs over 2,500 Papua New Guineans, and over the life of the mine it has contributed approximately 10% of Papua New Guinea’s total annual exports.

BNL offers experienced mining professionals the opportunity to play an important role in the training and development of our national workforce. The role will not only challenge your skills but can be very rewarding.

Position Objective

We seek to appoint a Senior Specialist – Fixed Plant Maintenance (Shutdowns) to manage multiple teams giving direction and motivation to execute planned Fixed Process Plant Shutdowns safely in conjunction with providing support and direction to ensure that all shut-down related activities have been accurately scoped, correctly resources and that all required materials to address the activities are available to meet scheduled shutdown delivery commitments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Custodian of overall shutdown plan with agreed shutdown strategy, milestones and success criteria;
• Ensure permit to work and isolation procedures are being adhered to and HSE practices are being applied;
• Direct and monitor each departments progress on shutdown activity preparation, execution and planning;
• Facilitation daily shutdown review meetings including tracked planned work on section schedules, capturing of unscheduled work and maintain details of identified actions in action log;
• Coordinate and driver the mobilisation and availability of all shutdown related labour, plant, equipment and logistic resources to deliver shutdown on-time and to budget including spare parts and material procurement.

To be suitable for this role, you will possess the following:

• Possess Trade and/or Tertiary Engineering qualification;
• Several years’ experience in Maintenance Planning including shutdown management including pre shutdown, shutdown execution and post shutdown duties;
• Proven ability in Maintenance Systems and processes including implementation, operation and support.
• Proven experience in a supervisory role in relative technical area.
• Certificate IV Training and Assessment (preferable).
• The ability and willingness to train and develop national employees;
• Current Drivers Licence.

Your primary location will be the Porgera Mine Site. An on-travel allowance will be provided to candidates who reside outside of Cairns, Australia. Alternatively the Company will provide assistance as per BNL Relocation Policy to relocate the successful candidate to Cairns, Australia if the candidate holds a current visa to reside in Australia. The roster for this role is a fly in, fly out rotation on 16 days on, 12 days off.

How to Apply

All submissions must be via the Barrick website www.barrick.com/Careers reference number: 086065. Applications close on Wednesday 27th February 2019. If you have any further questions please contact Kristy Soper, Human Resources Advisor on (07) 4050 5100.

The offer for this role is conditional upon the candidate successfully obtaining and retaining a visa that allows you to work in Papua New Guinea. All applicants must be willing to undertake a pre-employment medical screening and will need to obtain a National Police Clearance.

BNL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages cultural diversity, gender equality and non-discrimination. Applicants who have not been responded to within thirty (30) days from the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.

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