Senior Technical Specialist - Underground

  • PNG based permanent position – expats required.
  • Attractive base salary, including both Short and Long term incentive payments.
  • Train and mentor local workforce on a rapidly expanding operation.
MPI Recruitment are currently working with one of our international clients, searching for a Senior Technical Specialist for their underground machinery fleet on their mine in Papua New Guinea.

Reporting to the Maintenace Manager, you will have a team of Technical Specialists reporting in to you, with a focus on not only suitably maintaining the underground equipment, but also mentoring and training the local workforce on all facets of their role and building the local skillset and knowledge base.

The underground fleet includes Sandvik drills and boggers, CAT and Sandvik trucks, as well as Shotcrete and Charge Up equipment. The fleet is near new with an age of 2-3 years.

On offer is a highly attractive base salary, as well as both short and long term incentives that are achievable and currently being paid to existing personnel. These roles are offered on a 4 week on/4 week off roster, day shift only, FIFO ex-Brisbane. All roles offered are permanent in nature.
The site is a few years old; with most of the equipment being 2-3 years old, whilst the camp is a neat and tidy with a gym and internet connectivity - the site is in the process of upgrading to the Starlink service meaning there will be no disruptions to the internet service while you are onsite.

To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:
  • Australian Trade Certificate - HD Fitter or comparable.
  • Experience at Supervisor, Foreperson, or Superintendent level.
  • Experience working as an expat previously - this is a must!
  • Demonstrated capability in training and mentoring the local workforce.

We are looking to have initial pools of interested candidates finalised within the week, so if this could be something you would be interested in, click the Apply Now button, and we will contact you for a confidential initial discussion.
Job ID: 37939 AP

Adam Penfold

Please note, we are only able to consider people with appropriate and relevant experience, and who are either Australian Permanent Residents or have the necessary permits to work in Australia.