Mine Controller

Gold Fields

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Granny Smith Mine (GSM) is an underground gold mining operation located 740km northeast of Perth, Western Australia.

Our people fly to the site on a chartered jet departing Perth Airport’s Terminal 2 four days a week to Laverton with a travel time of around 85 minutes, or via road for employees residing in host community towns including Laverton and Kalgoorlie.



Role Details

Gold Fields – Granny Smith is currently seeking an Operator Mine Controller to join their Mining department.

Reporting to the Supervisor: Mine Control, you will be responsible for contributing to the effective operation of the mine from a control room situation, maximising the hour-to-hour ore/waste production, and improving productivity and compliance to plan in a safe and efficient manner.

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

This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off, 7 nights on 7 days off roster, and is Fly in Fly out from Perth.

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
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Continual training and the ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options

Duties of the role:

  • Ensure that equipment stoppages and delays are recorded and provide coordination to ensure prompt action by the Shift and Maintenance Supervisors.
  • Daily support to database control and administration of the department.
  • Support supervisors and operators in achieving targets and compliance to plan.
  • Produce shift and daily management reports in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Monitor and manage the quality of operations data being captured.
  • Contribute or update procedures and documentation for the right and effective operation of the control room.
  • Serve as central communication personnel for mine production and safety, including emergency events.


About You:

You will have:

  • Previous experience in a mining environment preferably as a dispatch or mine control environment.
  • Experience in database administration, and database entry essential
  • Excellent computer skills and experience within PITRAM highly regarded
  • Knowledge of OHS legislative requirements will further strengthen your application.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Senior First Aid is an asset

Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/australia

We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.

  • Stability - Granny Smith has a 12-year mine life
  • 6 % Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Virgin Velocity reward points
  • Continual training and the ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options
  • Own rooms and full phone/WIFI coverage in camp
  • Short travel times
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