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Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and South East Asia. Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

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Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end to end service offering to clients throughout Australia and South East Asia.  Delivering a comprehensive range of surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

 

The Gwalia Gold Mine is located three kilometres south of the town of Leonora, Western Australia, and has been a flagship asset for our client St Barbara for the past 15 years. Macmahon is proud to be able to deliver a whole of mine service including mine development, ground support, production drilling and blasting, loading and trucking, shotcreting and paste fill reticulation from May 2021. The Gwalia mine is the cornerstone of Leonora operations and has strong margins supported by good grades and a focus on costs and returns. The site has a track record of continuous improvement, with a recently upgraded mine ventilation system, and a previous significant upgrade of the accommodation village that incorporated a number of energy efficient and environmentally friendly initiatives.

 

The Underground team are seeking a Mine Foreman for Gwalia which will be FIFO out of Perth. 

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • To provide effective leadership and day to day management of the Underground workforce and resources to deliver the requirements of the Scope of Works in relation to Safety, Productivity and Cost.
  • Lead and motivate direct reports and others to demand high standards of safety performance. Lead by example, work, promote and manage in accordance with established work rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Model and promote behaviours in line with Macmahon Values, Vision and Code of Conduct.
  • Identify and implement improvement opportunities leading to safer work practices and increased efficiencies and lower costs.

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Statutory Qualifications for Supervision (WA Shift Supervisor Competency)
  • Extensive Underground experience (10+ years in operational roles);
  • Proven track record in operational performance management;
  • Effective operational planning and ability to ensure that the mining program meets or exceeds the required forecasts/budgets;
  • Ability to manage, lead and promote a safe, productive and cost-effective workforce;
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills;
  • Strong ethics and values driven;
  • Strong communication and stakeholder relationship building skills.
  • Senior First Aid Certificate;
  • Driver’s Licence.

 

Desirable Requirements 

  • Certificate III & IV (Training and Assessing);    
  • Certification in Frontline Management;
  • Certification in Risk Management Processes;
  • Financial Acumen Course (or similar).

 

Macmahon will offer you the ability to join a dynamic team in a position where you can quickly make a difference and see tangible results. You will receive an attractive remuneration package which acknowledges your qualifications and experience as well as long term career prospects.
 

Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.