Operator : Trainee Nipper

Gold Fields

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd

Role Details

Gold Fields Granny Smith is currently seeking a Trainee Nipper to join their underground mining department.

Reporting to the Underground Supervisor, be willing to be trained to assist the mining team to achieve the daily targets while working closely with the underground operators, ensuring that all tasks are carried out in a timely and efficient manner

Safety is a core value at Gold Fields and we expect all employees to always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of our company.

This role is offered on a 6 Month Fixed Term Contract, is available on 8 days on, 6 days off, 7 nights on, 7 nights off roster and is FIFO from Perth or DIDO from local surrounding communities.

Benefits include:
Gold Fields has a vast array of benefits including:

  • Stability - Granny Smith has a 10-year mine life
  • 6 % Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Continual training and ability to expand your career

Duties of the role:

  • Be organized and prepared to undertake all assigned tasks by the Supervisor
  • Learn to deliver and pick up equipment such as tools, piping, services, and anything else that is needed for the smooth operation of the Underground Mine
  • Develop skills such as removal of waste items from Underground workings to waste dumps
  • Assisting Jumbo Operators with bolting and meshing as required
  • Gain knowledge in setting up headings with bolts and mesh, and assisting service crew when required
  • Ensure all pre-starts are completed and arrive fit for work for all rostered days

About You:

  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Ability to work shift work
  • Previous labouring, mobile operator experience or paste work highly regarded

Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates

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