Officer , Senior - Mill Training and Safety , Porgera Gold Mine in PNG

Barrick (Niugini) Limited (“BNL”) is a company incorporated in Papua New Guinea, and operates the Porgera Gold Mine in Enga Province on behalf of the Porgera Joint Venture partners. BNL is an independently managed company and is jointly owned through an equal partnership between Barrick Gold Corporation and Zijin Mining Group-which own 95% participating interest in the Porgera Joint Venture. The remaining 5% is owned by Mineral Resource Enga (MRE) Limited – a consortium consisting of the Enga Provincial Government and the Porgera landowners.

The Porgera Joint Venture now has vacancies for qualified and experienced individuals in the following positions:

Reporting to the Mill Training Coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that the National trainees and operators are trained in accordance with the Mill Safety and Training Procedures incorporating a Competency Based System that meets PJV standards.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Minimum grade 10 education
  • At least 5 years process plant experience
  • Train the trainer / Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training (or equivalent)
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as policies and procedures, operating instructions and SOPs
  • Able to competently operate all, or most of the equipment used within all areas of the Mill Department
  • Good communication & writing presentation skills
  • Total commitment to the training of PNG National citizens
  • Computer literacy and competent in MS Word, Excel
  • Commitment to Safety and Environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in periodical reviews of training manuals and current procedures
  • Develop, and deliver in house CBT programs for Mill department personnel
  • Maintain accurate records for in house Mill training programs and Safety statistics within the Mill Department
  • Report on all training programs being developed, presented or assessed
  • Report on the assessment of all personnel under training
  • List resources required to implement training programs for submission to the Mill Training Coordinator
  • Maintain training resources including lesson plans for efficient usage
  • Implement on the job training as per the training plan for the job
  • Promote sections of the PNG Mining (Safety) Act, highlighting sections 274, 281 & 45
  • Conduct inductions for personnel into the Mill Operation’s sections/areas
  • To train the National personnel in best practice, safety, environmental, plant operations, trouble-shooting, reporting of faults and taking the necessary remedial and corrective action in the area of their responsibility
  • Assist Mill Training Coordinator with constructive ideas to maximize training in all areas of Mill operations
  • Highlight through training courses, the operator’s responsibilities to the Company and their work-mates
  • Maintain a high level of health and safety awareness and comply with the PJV Occupational Health & Safety Policy and all health and safety rules and procedures.

Through the use of procedures to get the job done, ensure that improvements to the procedures are captured and changes are made to controlled documents by custodian

If you possess the ambition and drive to build a career with the Porgera Joint Venture, forward your application and resume before the 29th December 2017 to: The Human Resources Superintendent Porgera Joint Venture Email: or Phone: (+675) 547 8912/545 3056 for more information. Emailed job applications are encouraged.

Location: Enga, Papua New Guinea

Industry: Mining, Oil and Gas

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