Senior Specialist - Welding

Location Lihir Island Operations - PNG


Back to search results Refer a friend Apply now Senior Specialist - Welding Job no: 979363 Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time Location: Lihir Island Operations - PNG As part of forging a stronger Newcrest, we are committed to developing our people. We recognize that building capabilities and creating career opportunities across our business is not only important for our people, but it is critical to our success now and in the future. We are now seeking expression of interest from current Newcrest staff in the position of Senior Specialist - Welding at Lihir Gold Operations (LGO).

The Role Reporting to the Field Maintenance Superintendent, the Senior Specialist – Welding|QA/QC Inspector will provide technical lead role and cover all welding elements in Mobile Fleet Maintenance and Fabrication Teams. You will be responsible for identifying gaps and delivering training where required; you will also guide, mentor, and upskill existing staff, developing procedures and coordinating welding projects across the fabrication workshop, marine operations and shovel pad. The Requirements 7 years of relevant work experience in mechanical/fabrication and welding in a large-scale mining/mineral processing operation desirable.

Trade Certificate in Fabrication/Welding or Mechanical Engineering essential. Relevant Tertiary qualification is advantageous. Willing to obtain the PNG Driver's Licence - Class 6.

Previous experience in delivery and assessment of training desirable. Welding Inspector from WTIA Welding Supervisor AS2214 Welding Supervisor AS1796-10 Certification as a trainer/assessor Proficient in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Computer proficiency in MS Office suite.

Sound planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously. Excellent attention to detail and time management skills to meet deadlines.

Strong active listening & interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution & training. We encourage all employees interested in this role to discuss with their immediate Manager how the opportunity aligns with their career development plan before applying. Please ensure you submit a CV and Covering Letter via the Intranet before the advertised closing date.

Initial confidential inquiries about the role and/or selection process should be directed to

Newcrest Mining
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28 Sep 2020


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