Operator : Process

Date:  07-Sep-2022

St Ives - Kambalda, WA, AU

Company:  Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd
Job Req ID:  62467

Role Details:

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking an Operator: Process to join their Processing department at St Ives Gold Mine. 


This role is offered on a 4 days on 4 nights on and 6 days off roster and would require the incumbent to be residential in Kalgoorlie or Kambalda.


Reporting to the Supervisor: Process (Shifts), you will be responsible for operating the processing plant and associated equipment in a safe, productive and efficient manner, to maximise plant performance without effecting the environment or health and safety of personnel.


Benefits include:

  • Stability – long mine life
  • 6% Site Allowance & Quarterly Bonus Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance Allowance
  • Salary continuance scheme and life insurance
  • Continual training and ability to expand your career
  • Salary Sacrifice options


About the role:

  • Operation of all processing plant equipment relating to: Crushing, Grinding, Gravity, Leach, Adsorption, Elution, and Tails Storage Facility;
  • Operating the process control system;
  • Identifying and diagnosing items of the plant that require preventative maintenance or repair;
  • Ensuring production activities achieve maximum effective use of the plant and equipment;
  • Identifying and act on ways of improving output or efficiency of the plant;
  • Operating the IT loader, bobcat, forklift, and power tools in a safe and correct manner;
  • Assisting in the development of competencies of other employees where directed;
  • Abiding by the requirements of the "Personal Safety and Health Commitment" and employee Duty of Care obligations.


About you:

  • Previous experience operating a mineral processing plant, preferably Gold
  • Sound knowledge of process technologies and equipment including Citect control system
  • Proven experience within a Gold Room operation is an advantage
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems
  • Capability to complete repetitive tasks at a consistent standard
  • A valid manual driver’s licence
  • Computing skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


Applications can be submitted via: https://careers.goldfields.com/Australia


We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, as well as candidates with culturally diverse backgrounds.