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Shovel Operator I
Newmont Mining Corporation | Boddington, Washington
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Job Description


Newmont Boddington Gold is the largest gold producing mine in Australia and is taking full advantage of innovative, state-of-the-art technology and processing methods. This multi-billion dollar mine will provide the opportunity to advance your career in a clean and safe mining environment.


Our mining operation provides you with the opportunity to live locally and go home after every shift or stay in our Village for your 7 shifts and Drive In Drive Out (DIDO).  We are only 130kms from the Perth CBD and approximately 100kms from the coast.  You will work a 7:7 roster so there will be plenty of time to enjoy the lifestyle this area can offer you.

What you will be doing

As a member of our Loading Team, you will operate 495HD Electric Rope and RH340 Electric Hydraulic Shovels as well as EX2600, EX3600 and RH120 Excavators and 994 Loaders.  You will report to the Open Pit Supervisor, and will carry out all work activities associated with load and haul.

Who you are

Your substantial experience operating Electric Rope and Electric Hydraulic Shovels, Excavators and Loaders in a large open cut hard rock production mining environment is essential.  Additional experience operating Rock Breakers and 793 Haul Trucks will be highly regarded.


You will demonstrate your commitment to safety and use your experience and judgement to ensure yourself and your workmates stay safe.  Your ability to set good examples of work ethic and integrity together with your positive mind set in dealing with work and people will be highly regarded.


What you will gain

Our employees enjoy a generous salary package including private health insurance and an annual performance based incentive.  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.


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.


Our Values

Newmont encourages workplace diversity.  Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners we welcome applications from the Gnaala Karla Booja Native Title Group and other 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.


Applications close on Monday, 17 April 2017.

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