Paste Fill Operator

Date:  11 May 2024

St Ives - Kambalda, WA, AU, 6442

Company:  Gold Fields Group Services (Pty) Ltd
Job Req ID:  65782

Role Details:

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking a Paste Fill Operator to join their Underground Production Team at Invincible St Ives Gold Mine to support two newly established Paste Plants.


Reporting to the Paste Fill Coordinator you will be responsible for the installation of underground Paste Fill infrastructure, operating and maintenance of paste plant, QAQC of paste fill samples and for the provision of quality and efficient paste fill service.


This role is offered on 4 days on, 4 nights on, 6 days off, 12-hour roster and would be FIFO from Perth or residential in Kambalda or Kalgoorlie. Bus transportation is offered to and from site daily and relocation assistance will be offered to the successful candidate if required.


Benefits include:
Gold Fields has a vast array of benefits including:

  • Stability – Invincible underground has a 12+ year 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.


Duties of the role:

  • Be organized and prepared to undertake all assigned tasks by the Supervisor
  • Ensure paste walls, paste reticulation, relevant instrumentation, compressed air, ventilation infrastructure, water and dewatering pipe systems are installed on time and according to specifications.
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in operated equipment such as the paste plant, vehicle cabins, crib rooms, throughout workshop and wherever works are carried out to ensure a safe and efficient work environment.


About You:

  • Previous experience working in an Underground mining environment and operating a Paste Plant or similar infrastructure


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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.