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Service Crew - Paste - Gwalia

Job Responsibilities

Health, Safety and Risk

  • Complete pre-start checks
  • Attend and participate in PSI and safety meetings
  • Complete Mac 5’s and be involved in the development of JSEA’s when required
  • Inspect work area and equipment for hazards, damage and defects prior to commencing work
  • Ensure individual compliance with all relevant legislation, codes of practice, Macmahon and Client instructions, policies, procedures and practices


  • Directly involved in operational activity at work place
  • Ensure the work place/office is clean
  • Perform housekeeping and other supporting activities around the work area
  • Ensure all relevant documents are submitted efficiently and accurately on time for processing
  • Able and willing to conduct other tasks when required


  • Operate machine in competent manner without causing damage to equipment
  • Ensure work is done correctly the first time to the acceptable standard so there is no rework

Team Contribution

  • Support employees and contractors to comply with all relevant policies and procedures

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 Macmahon Underground team is seeking for a Service Crew - Paste to work FIFO on a choice of roster available from Perth to project site.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and repair services and equipment such as vent bags, poly pipe and valves
  • Pump and cable installation and movements
  • Secondary fan moves & installations
  • Experienced underground in the following: integrated tool carriers operation, light vehicle operation and installation of steel pipework underground
  • Hand installation and grouting of cable bolts
  • Paste running
  • Installation and removal of paste pipes
  • Substantial knowledge of underground practices 
  • Installation of underground infrastructure


Successful applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment medical which includes a drug and alcohol screen as well as obtain a National Police Clearance.