Porgera | Tradesperson – HEF – Truck Shop

Papua New Guinea
June 3, 2024
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Job Description

The New Porgera Limited (NPL) now has a vacancy for qualified and experienced individuals in the following position of Tradesperson – Heavy Equipment Fitter – Truck Shop. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the incumbent will be required to carry out tasks as directed by the Shift Supervisor for the general operation of the Mobile Maintenance section.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Recognized Trade Certificate in Heavy Equipment Fitting
  • Minimum 5 years in mining industries with demonstrable experience and knowledge in preventative maintenance practices on Caterpillar Off Highway Trucks. (789, 777, 773)
  • Ability to demonstrate clear understanding of preventative maintenance in alignment with industry best practice
  • Ability to identify defects and develop repair scopes or work, including parts requirements, during preventative maintenance activities
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, technical drawings, operating and maintenance instructions and service manuals
  • Prepared to work to flexible company roster and to varied working hours as required to accomplish the company’s goals and objectives
  • Sound communication, technical, planning and time management skills.Prior industry recognized safety training highly desirable
  • Current PNG Class 1 or 6 Driver’s license with ability to acquire a Site LV Driving Permit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carries out tasks as directed by the Supervisor for the general operation of the Mobile Equipment Maintenance section
  • Carries out preventative maintenance tasks and component replacements in alignment with maintenance strategies safely, to the required standard and in the most efficient manner possible
  • Diagnoses and repairs breakdowns as required safely, to the required standard and in the most efficient manner possible
  • Must understand and contribute to the maintenance performance measures assigned to their area, (KPI’s)
  • Actively participate in the development of on-the-job training plans for apprentices and T/A’s
  • Assist supervisors with the preparation and planning of shutdowns
  • Promote high standard with environmental practices covering all areas from storage of oil, disposal of rubbish to handling wastewater
  • Maintain a high level of health, safety and environmental awareness and comply with all relevant NPL policies & Procedures.

Mobilization Requirement 

  • This position is open to PNG Nationals
  • The roster is 28 days on and 14 days off
  • Must Have an up-to-date Police clearance Certificate (acquired within the last 6 months)