Technical Specialist- Crane Services

Papua New Guinea
June 4, 2024
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Ok Tedi Mining Limited operates the longest running, world-class, open-pit, copper, gold and silver mine in Papua New Guinea. As a 100% owned PNG company, we focus on responsibly generating profits to provide continuing benefits to the people of Papua New Guinea. We acknowledge that our talented and motivated people are key to safe and profitable operations and we have a proud record of developing and providing excellent career opportunities for Papua New Guineans.


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Based in Tabubil and reporting to the Manager Ancillary Equipment & Cranes, you will be responsible for providing expert technical support and guidance in the operation, maintenance, and safety of cranes and rigging equipment.

Your role will involve:

  • Ensuring the effective and efficient execution of lifting operations by developing and implementing technical procedures, conducting inspections, and providing necessary training to personnel;
  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance with industry standards, enhancing operational safety, and optimizing performance to support the organization’s goals and objectives;
  • Participating in planning and scheduling maintenance activities by monitoring practices and ensuring best practices are followed;
  • Providing additional guidance if maintenance planning falls below agreed timelines and supporting continuous improvement;
  • Focusing on the reliability engineering function to ensure the right work is being done and reducing waste;
  • Providing technical input into complex root cause analyses and equipment failures;
  • Managing contractor performance against their scope of work, including safety, quality, timing, and cost; and
  • Assisting the Superintendent in providing the necessary leadership to the team when required.

To be considered, you must possess the following:

  • A degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent competence through experience;
  • Licensed Crane Operator;
  • A PNG Class 1 Driver’s License as a minimum;
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in maintenance and operation roles;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in team leadership and management roles;
  • Experience in a remote setting is an advantage;
  • Demonstrated cranes and rigging skills with certification;
  • Experience in maintenance planning and scheduling for a large team;
  • Good computer literacy and numeracy skills;
  • Strong leadership and personnel management abilities;
  • Attention to detail in planning and discipline;
  • Solid experience in contract development and negotiation expertise; and
  • A highly motivated, self-driven team player with a positive attitude.

This is a FIFO role and requires commitment to our values of Safety, Environment, Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Performance and Sustainability. If this role appeals to you, please apply on-line by Tuesday 18th June 2024.

OTML is committed to increasing the representation of women with our organisation.

Females are strongly encouraged to apply.