Mining Superintendent


About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Operations & Maintenance
  • Location: Australia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor

About this role: Mining Superintendent

Brunel Papua New Guinea are seeking a Mining Superintendent. FIFO role from Australia to a key gold mine in PNG. Responsible for the Mining component of the steep cut-back project. Critical importance to integrate the Project Mining with the existing Mine Operations. Initial 12 month contract with possibility of extension (project life is over 5 years) with FIFO paid benefits and competitive package, roster 20 days on/20 days off. Commencement date is as soon as possible.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure statutory compliance of the open cut operation.
  • Play lead role in forming the team to manage both a subcontractor and Mine owned assets. Contract management activities (including administration, QAQC, compliance, reporting and daily management)
  • Hold the statutory responsibility for the Mine Operation.
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly reporting as required.
  • Provide safety leadership to the project with a strong focus on process safety and culture.
  • Ensure that occupational health and safety issues are considered in all aspects of duties performed.
  • Comprehending and understanding Newcrest scope, policies and procedures.
  • Lead role in delivering the project on time, within budget, and as per technical specification and assist in the reporting requirements to the project Steering committee.
  • Assist in the ongoing, site-based stakeholder engagement, to facilitate cooperation and alignment through strong relationship management between Mine Operations personnel, Project Delivery, Technology, and Technical Services; and challenge assumptions and foster innovative thinking, to deliver the best outcomes for the Mine.


  • Degree qualification in Mining Engineering or similar
  • Membership of a professional organisation
  • Demonstrated attitude to safety and high energy in-field leader
  • Stakeholder engagement skills
  • Coaching and mentoring of PNG National staff
  • Self-motivating problem solver
  • Safety management/ leadership is critical
  • This is a senior role and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the industry is required.
  • Knowledge of world class mine development techniques
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Recording and maintaining site records
  • Experience in an operational open pit mine (critical)
  • Competent in IT, at a minimum; MS Office. CAD (advantageous).

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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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