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Trainer, Senior – Shotcrete Underground

Operator - Underground
085014 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.

Position Objective
We seek to appoint an experienced Senior Trainer – Shotcrete Underground to join the Porgera underground mining team. Reporting directly to the Underground Production Foreman, the Shotcrete Supervisor is responsible for the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the Shotcrete application for ground support and construction in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.
• Oversee the QA/QC of Shotcrete Installation including daily supervision of Shotcrete and Crews.
• Promote and maintaining safe work practices including training of Shotcrete crew in safe and efficient Shotcrete practices.
• Demonstrate a strong desire to be a part of a team that is committed to safety, development of its national workforce, setting and meeting production targets.

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

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience working within an underground environment in Shotcrete applications for ground support and barricades, preferably with a Spraymech 6050 rig.
• Experience with Shotcrete additives such as accelerants and plasticisers.
• Services experience such as pipe hanging and ventilation installation.
• Experience working in a developing country.
• Current Drivers Licence.
• 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. The roster for this role is a fly in, fly out rotation on 16 days on, 12 days off.

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 offer for this role is conditional upon the candidate successfully obtaining and retaining a visa that allows you to work in Papua New Guinea.

How to Apply

All submissions must be via the Barrick website www.barrick.com/Careers reference number: 085014. Applications close on 24 August 2018. If you have any further questions please contact Mona Yarran, Senior Human Resources Advisor on (07) 4050 5100.

Please note as part of the BNL Recruitment Process, all applicants must be willing to undertake immigration and 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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