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Specialist - Electrical & Instrumentation


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Papua New Guinea, National Capital District, Port Moresby 

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Electrical Engineering

Job Description:

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Electrical & Instrumentation Specialist to join a well-known operational gold mine in Papua New Guinea.

The Company:

Our client, Newcrest Mining Limited is a publicly listed gold producer who operate one of the largest gold mines in Papua New Guinea. Committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive work culture, Newcrest's mission is to deliver superior returns from finding, developing and operating gold/copper mines. The operation 900kms North-East of Port Moresby, Niolam Island (Lihir Island) provides long term employment opportunities with its prospective open pit gold mine. Globe 24-7 has been selected as the recruitment partner to assist with the sourcing process for this position.

The Role:

We are seeking a PNG Specialist - Electrical and Instrumentation National to direct the day to day operational and maintenance activities of the Asset Management E&I teams in order to deliver reliability & minimum interruption to facilities during regular operations and provide technical support during plant shutdowns.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5+ years relevant work experience, essential.

  • Experience in a large mining or heavy industrial environment in electrical and instrumentation roles with significant high voltage switching and HV power reticulation experience.

  • Proficient in English with excellent verbal, written communication and public speaking skills.

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office suite.

  • Sound planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and autonomously.

  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills to meet deadlines.

  • Strong active listening & interpersonal skills for rapport building, conflict resolution & training.

  • Dual Electrical & Instrumentation trades qualification or certification, essential.

  • Australian, New Zealand or PNG Power Electrical Licenses, essential.

  • Certificate in Workplace Assessment and Training or similar, desirable.

  • PNG National Drivers License, desirable.

  • High Voltage Switching and Radiation Safety Officer accreditation, desirable.


  • Must be a PNG National and open to work in the country

  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment medical assessment

The Rewards

This position gives you the opportunity to be a part of one of the world's largest and most technically challenging gold deposits across Australasia. Gain great exposure to new cutting-edge maintenance equipment and software systems enabling you to further develop your skills and experience. Enjoy a highly desirable 15:13 roster in a safe working environment. Newcrest also offers a competitive remuneration package.

Contact Us

Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document.