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Superintendent - Power Generation

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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 recruit a Superintendent - Power Generation who is responsible for the reliable and economic Operation and Maintenance of the Hides (Gas /Naphtha fired turbines) and Anawe (Diesel generators) Power stations. This role will be reporting direct to the Manager - Fixed Plant Maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage the maintenance and operational requirements of the Hides and Anawe power stations, equipment and infrastructure to ensure the delivery of the required levels of availability and reliability to agreed cost, quality, quantity and schedule.
• Develop, manage and monitor OPEX and CAPEX budgets and expenditure to maximise value to Hides and Anawe Power stations.
• Develop 1, 5 and 10 year asset management plans for power station assets and infrastructure
• Ensure high level of contractor / consultant management where required, focussing on safety, risk, environment, cost, efficiency and on time delivery
• Ensure appropriate facilities, procedures and workforce competence to achieve legal compliance, incident prevention and the achievement of tasks in an environmentally sustainable manner.
• Applying knowledge & skills to operating and maintaining the power generation equipment and infrastructure at Porgera and Hides to a high standard.
• Ensure continuous improvement of service delivery by utilisation of systems to plan and control the flow of maintenance work and record for compliance and equipment history purposes.
• Ensure the regular review of maintenance processes and investigate, assess and where appropriate, trial new methods or technology.
• Develop and monitor targets for reduction in equipment damage and improvements in reliability.



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

• Recognised tertiary qualifications in Engineering or Trade equivalent in mechanical or electrical engineering.
• Minimum 8 years’ experience an Industrial, Mining or Power Generation workplace.
• Minimum 5 years Supervisory experience at a superintendent level
• Good knowledge of Power Line construction methods and technical standards
• Operation of radio and satellite communication equipment
• Demonstrated ability to lead a team safely and improve team safety awareness
• High level understanding of all relevant legislation affecting the employment and safety of persons in the mining industry in PNG
• The ability and willingness to train and develop national employees;
• Proven experience in a supervisory role in relative technical area.
• Certificate IV Training and Assessment (preferable).
• 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: 086114. Applications close on Thursday 7th March 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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