Crane & Rigging Supervisor


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Mining
  • Area of Expertise: Operations & Maintenance
  • Location: Australia

What is required?

  • hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Vocational School
  • Closing date: Sunday, 25 June 2023

About this role: Crane & Rigging Supervisor

Brunel Papua New Guinea are seeking a Crane & Rigging Supervisor preferably with a background in mining sector. This is a FIFO role based at a Gold mine in PNG. This will be a 6-month contract opportunity (extension highly likely) with FIFO benefits with attractive day rates! Roster – 22 days on/20 days.

    Main Function:

    • Maintain constant open communication with and clear direction for all relevant staff, remaining acutely aware of all tasks and activity on the project at all times
    • Liaise with other area Superintendents to maximise efficiencies during work planning
    • Responsible for ensuring that new employees that are working in the area have received the required inductions and training appropriate to their tasks
    • Supervises work carried out to ensure high quality of workmanship and efficiency
    • Monitors progress of all work, identifies need for changes to workforce and directs Supervisor to allocate alternative work as and when necessary
    • Ensures plant and equipment is available and suitable for jobs by planning and assessing needs
    • Closely monitor the working team’s environment, quickly identifying and eliminating any potential conflict or issues and resolving prior to escalation
    • Track daily and weekly attendance and overall working hours, taking care to ensure weekly timesheet accuracy, including the capturing of any relevant travel time or other forms of allowances
    • Ensure all relevant compliance and staff development training takes place to ensure project’s needs are met
    • Assist with QA documentation around Certifiable works


    • Must have experience using 500T Demag crawler crane
    • Proven ability and experience working in the crane and rigging industry or in a similar construction, mining or heavy civil/mechanical projects would be beneficial
    • Advanced Relevant Crane & Rigging Certificates
    • High Risk work Licence: (RI, CO)
    • HR Driver Licence (minimum)
    • Demonstrated experience manning large commercial contracts
    • Precise with high level of technical aptitude
    • Able to perform well in a team with good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Solid problem-solving skills
    • Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines

    Join the Brunel Community

    Join the Brunel Community

    Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Papua New Guinea. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract or permanent.
    Operating in Papua New Guinea since 2008, Brunel has their major bases in Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 44 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

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    Any questions remaining?

    Your consultant, Wilfred Kochannek is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

    Account manager

    Wilfred Kochannek
    Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane

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