May 23, 2024
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As the Foreman, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the maintenance, repair, and operation of various mobile equipment, with a primary focus on Cranes, Light Vehicles, Mobile Equipment, Mobile Fabrication, and Mobile Rebuild. 


  • Lead a team of skilled Tradesman and provide guidance and direction in day-to-day activities
  • Schedule and prioritize maintenance and repair tasks for the mobile equipment fleet
  • Perform regular inspections to identify any potential issues or faults
  • Coordinate with vendors and suppliers for the procurement of spare parts and components
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and company policies
  • Conduct training programs to enhance team members’ skills and knowledge
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and equipment history
  • Maintain a high level of health and safety awareness and comply with the PJV Occupational Health & Safety Policy and all health and safety rules and procedures


  • NATTB L1, L2 & L3 Trade Certificates attained through a Trade Testing System or NATTB Tradesman Certificate attained through an apprenticeship program
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in mobile equipment maintenance, with a focus on Cranes, Light Vehicles, Mobile Equipment, Mobile Fabrication, and Mobile Rebuild
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the mechanics, electrical systems, and hydraulics involved in mobile equipment
  • Previous experience in a leadership or supervisory role, overseeing a team of technicians
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to adjust work schedule as per operational requirements
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Mobilization Requirement 

  • This position is open to PNG Citizens Only 
  • Rotation is FIFO, 28 days on and 14 days off
  • Adhere to Covid19 Protocols 
  • Valid and current PNG Driving License is desirable 
  • Must Have an up-to-date Police Clearance Certificate (acquired within the last 6 months)

If you possess the ambition and drive to build a career with Porgera Joint Venture, submit your job application before 07th January, 2024 via the Barrick website: www.barrick.com/Careers reference number 227773. If you have any further questions please contact the Recruitment Team on Phone: (+675) 547 8912/544 3056


About Us

Our mission is to be the world’s most valued gold and copper mining business. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.

With operating mines and projects in 18 countries, Barrick’s highly diversified workforce is drawn almost entirely from our host nations and equipped with world-class skills. We set the gold standard in sustainability by embedding environmental, social and economic considerations into all of our business decisions.

The company’s shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GOLD and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ABX. Learn more at www.barrick.com or follow us on LinkedIn.