Fire Systems Technician


Posted on:  3rd Apr 2024

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world�s leading gold mining company. 

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance and a shared belief that what we do matters. 

Our Telfer operation in Australia is now recruiting for the position of Fire Systems- Technician.

Telfer Operations

Located In the Great Sandy Desert in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia, the Telfer gold-copper mine is our fly-in-fly-out operation, comprising of both open pit and underground. Telfer is a significant pillar in the WA gold industry, providing employment opportunities and contributing to the community.

The Telfer site offers a range of benefits including:

  • Telfer Airport located close to the camp site
  • Recently refurbished gym
  • Swimming Pool
  • Driving Range
  • Movie Room
  • Foxtel in rooms
  • Refurbished communal eatery
  • Telfer social club

Who we�re looking for

Telfer and Newmont are currently seeking a safety-conscious and diligent Fire Systems Technician to support safe production at Telfer by ensuring reliable operation, maintenance and longer-term integrity of the site wide fire systems including Surface & Underground operations. Please note this role is on an 8/6 Roster FIFO from Perth. 

Reporting to the Fire Systems Supervisor, key deliverables of this role include:

  • Maintenance of equipment in a reliable and cost-efficient condition
  • Leading by example in adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Monitoring and reporting on status of Fire Systems and equipment, and ensuring statutory paperwork is kept to a high standard
  • Provide guidance to fire technicians short & long term
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement

To succeed in this role, you will have a demonstrated track record in continuous improvement of assets with competencies in Fire Detection & Alarm Systems, Gaseous Fire Suppression Systems.

In addition to the above key skills, you will also ideally have:

  • Proven experience in maintenance, commissioning, inspection or testing of fire systems with exposure to large scale mining and process plant operations & maintenance
  • Experience with Wet, Deluge and Foam Deluge Sprinkler Systems and PEFS will be advantageous
  • Sound knowledge of Acts, Regulations and Australian Standards
  • Electrical or Mechanical Trade qualification will be highly regarded
  • Willingness and the ability to work underground
  • Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Tagging or Certificate III in Electrotechnology
  • High commitment to safety along with excellent decision making and delegation skills
  • Computer literacy and understanding of SAP will be beneficial
  • Current C Class drivers’ licence

Our commitment to you

Look around and you’ll discover opportunities to explore different pathways. Supported by development programs and guided by our leaders, you’ll learn and grow in your time with us.

Keeping our people safe and healthy is our most important asset. Our commitment to safety, health and wellbeing is supported by systems and standards that embed our safety culture.

If you are seeking a new career challenge, where you can transfer your existing skills, into a positive and empowering team environment, we’d love to hear from you!

At this stage, we are not accepting any external agency CVs for the opportunity.


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