Papua New Guinea
May 23, 2024
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We are currently seeking experienced and dedicated Supervisors to join our Mobile Equipment Maintenance Section of the Asset Management & Infrastructure Department.  As a Supervisor, you will play a crucial role in overseeing and managing the maintenance activities for specific areas within the Porgera operations. We are hiring for the following positions:

Supervisor – Truck ShopSupervisor – Shovels and Drills
Supervisor – Dozer / Grader / Loader ShopSupervisor – Crane Maintenance
Supervisor – Surface Mobile Rebuild ShopSupervisor – Lube Bay 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team of skilled technicians in their day-to-day activities, ensuring compliance with safety regulations and maintenance best practices
  • Develop and implement maintenance schedules, ensuring timely and efficient servicing, repairs, and inspections for the assigned equipment
  • Monitor equipment performance, analyze data, and identify potential issues or areas for improvement
  • Coordinate with other departments to plan and prioritize maintenance activities in alignment with production targets
  • Conduct regular inspections, audits, and quality checks to ensure adherence to maintenance standards
  • Train and mentor Trade Assistants and Tradesman to enhance their skills and knowledge
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, 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

The ideal candidate must have: 

  • NATTB Trade qualification in Heavy Equipment Fitting or a related field is preferred
  • Proven experience as a Supervisor in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance Department/Section within the Mining or Heavy Industry sector
  • In-depth knowledge of various mobile equipment types (trucks, dozers, graders, loaders, surface mobiles, shovels, drills, cranes, etc.) and their maintenance requirements
  • Strong leadership and communication skills to effectively manage a diverse team
  • Ability to analyze data and make informed decisions to optimize maintenance processes
  • Proficient in using computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Safety-conscious mindset and adherence to safety regulations and procedures

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)

How to Apply

All submissions must be via the Barrick website www.barrick.com/Careers reference number: 227874. Applications close on Sunday 07th January 2024. If you have any further questions, please contact the Recruitment team on Phone: (+675) 544 3095 /544 3265 / 547 8675


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.