Superintendent - UG Mine Production

Newcrest Mining

Location: Orange

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart


Are you a passionate and driven individual looking for an opportunity of a lifetime.

Discover what’s possible with us

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest’s growth journey as we expand our operations both locally and abroad. At Cadia you will play a part safely delivering underground production from Australia’s largest underground mine whilst expanding of our Tier 1 operation developing Cadia into one of the safest, longest lasting, most cost effective and technologically advanced block caving mines in the world.

Operations near and far

Cadia Valley Operations is located in Central Western New South Wales, approximately 25 kms outside the vibrant regional township of Orange and a convenient three hours from the capital city of Sydney. Employees reside in varied accommodation options in and around the district of Orange with the surrounding area’s occupied by wineries, stone fruit orchards, farming and national parks.

Employees have access to the area’s wide range of amenities, including a prominent health sector with a modern well-equipped regional hospital, excellent educational facilities, shopping, large selection of sport and recreation options, transport and other services such as childcare.

Who we’re looking for

As a Mining Superintendent, you will be responsible for leading the mining team in the delivery of our current production levels, transition to future caves and other related capital scopes of work. Key responsibilities will include;

  • Delivering the underground production profile for Cadia in a safe, cost effective manner in line with milestone delivery dates and with an owners mindset.
  • Leading and setting direction for the execution team of foremen, supervisors, and operators.
  • Driving a culture that showcases Newcrest’s Newsafe safety system
  • Collaborating with site and key stakeholders to ensure shared outcomes are considered and adequately managed.

Our ideal candidate will have a NSW Mining Engineering Manager certificate of competence, or the ability to gain one and experience leading large teams safely.

We are looking for a team-oriented individual who has:

  • The ability to lead an inclusive mining team in the successful delivery of our future caves
  • A strong commitment to workplace health and safety, and an ability to foster alignment and integration of key stakeholders to Newcrest Safety culture and values.
  • A strong background in all facets of the underground mining cycle, aswell as experience in caving.
  • Experience with managing large capital scopes of works.
  • A strong commitment to business improvement and maximising performance through bottom up initiatives.

Our commitment to you

Keeping our people safe and healthy is our most important asset. Our commitment to safety, health and wellbeing is supported by systems and standards that embed our safety culture.

You will be supported and be a key member of an amazing team with industry leading practices and endless possibilities to further your career through a truly unique and specialised role.

You’ve got this!