Projects Superintendent

Gold Fields

Location: Kalgoorlie - Boulder

Job Type: Full time


is located on the Norseman-Wiluna Greenstone Belt, which forms part of the Yilgarn Craton in Western Australia. It is a highly mineralised granite-greenstone terrain with world-class deposits of gold and nickel. St Ives has produced more than 10.5 million ounces of gold, with the first major gold mining expedition commencing in the mid-1980s.

St Ives Gold Mine operates mainly on a residential basis, with employees either living in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie.

Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Superintendent: Projects to join the Technical Services team at St Ives Gold Mine.

As the Superintendent: Projects, you will lead the scoping, planning, and execution (to schedule and budget) of all mining capital projects including construction, installation, repair, improvement, movement, decommission & demolition of facilities and associated infrastructures.

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 is offered on 4 days on and 3 days off FIFO or residential roster from either Kambalda or Kalgoorlie. Relocation is offered for the right candidate.

Benefits include:

  • Site Allowance and Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Annual Bonus
  • Long-term cash incentive plan
  • Educational assistance, Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Sacrifice options

About the role:

  • Manage various projects from scoping, costing, planning, execution, and close out
  • Work closely with the Mine Planning team ensuring that mine plans are supported with adequate infrastructure to underpin operational success
  • Manage site-based activities involving team members, subcontractors, and materials to ensure all safety, quality, and time requirements of all projects are met
  • Coordinate and review subcontractor works, claims, HSEQ compliance including JHA’s and Safe Work Method Statements
  • Develop and monitor project compliance to schedule and budget ensuring awareness of performance targets and facilitating access to the tools necessary to achieve them
  • Investigation and implementation of reliability analysis and initiatives
  • Enhance current and meet anticipated project demands in alignment with Gold Fields standards while maintaining compliance with relevant legislative and statutory requirements.

About you:

  • Completed an Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical) engineering qualification, or extensive trade experience
  • Possess qualifications in Project Management
  • Extensive demonstration of experience in a similar role with extensive knowledge of mineral processing plants, machinery, mobile equipment, and infrastructure services.
  • Passionate about innovation and technology
  • Exposure to Microsoft Project, AutoCAD, and Sensei be advantageous
  • Demonstrated experience in a project/leadership position within a mining, civil, or infrastructure environment
  • A valid Driver’s Licence is essential

Applications can be submitted via:

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 - 10-year mine life
  • 6 % Site Allowance & Annual 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
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