Shift Boss

Location: Agnew Posted Date: May 16, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 57045 Careermine Job Id: 1774160
Role Details

Gold Fields Australia is currently seeking an Underground Shift Supervisor to join the Underground Mining team at Agnew Gold Mine.

Reporting to the Underground Manager, you will be responsible for full compliance with Gold Fields standards whilst ensuring the delivery of operational targets in a safe, productive and efficient manner. This role is offered on an 8 days on 6 days off roster and is Fly in Fly out from Perth.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Always act in a manner that seeks to positively enhance the safety culture and performance of GFA and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are adhered to at all times. You will also challenge the status quo with the intention to continuously improve safety
  • Maintain and uphold the requirements of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act and Regulations.
  • Conduct regular inspections of the work area to proactively address all adverse safety and production impacts, in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge and proficiency in running the different facets of an underground mining operation including but not limited to development, ground support, explosives, long-hole open stoping, production drilling, bogging (tele-remote and conventional), ventilation, and dewatering.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping throughout the work area contributing towards a safe and efficient work environment to reduce the risk of incidents or injury and the existence of potential hazards.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all task instructions and procedures ensuring that these are consistently adhered to in the operation of the mine.
  • Actively promote training to ensure competency levels are attained and maintained in all aspects of mobile equipment and plant.
  • Open communication and encouragement of teamwork through all levels and disciplines in the underground operation and proactive interactions with Technical Services.
  • Proactive involvement in fortnightly and quarterly planning processes.
  • Effective leadership of the UG workforce, including coaching, mentoring and performance management.
  • Assist in the effective control of production related costs by optimising the use of allocated resources, mining to plan and reporting any alterations to mining plan.
  • Ensure all contractors on site comply with Gold Fields standards and schedules.


Key factors to your success include;
  • At least 15 years' experience in an underground mining environment - preferably gold
  • Possession of an Underground Supervisors Certificate of Competency
  • Valid WA C driver's license
  • Basic - Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Frontline Management or other supervisor training


Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to: https://careers.goldfields.com.au

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from Female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates