Mining Trainer - Ridgeway


Posted on:  28th Mar 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.  

We are seeking an enthusiastic and safety-focused Mine Trainer - Ridgeway to join our busy team at Cadia.  

Who we’re looking for 

As a Mine Trainer, you will provide, maintain and improve employee’s competency levels through training and assessment via support of the On-the-Job training model to assist Cadia in safely delivering on strategic site objectives. You will also be required to operate underground machinery as directed by the Shift Supervisor.  

 Key responsibilities include: 

  • Encourage Safety Programs such as the Healt hand Safety Behaviours and Newmont Values to ensure positive communication and assistance is given to others when identified or needed. 
  • Conduct hands-on UG training using the approved training and assessment documentation. 
  • Keep training and assessment material current by identifying and addressing any changes. 
  • Utilize the training learning management system to analyse training gaps in current role descriptions, as per schedule or as directed by Training Supervisors, to identify areas that require training. 
  • Carry out inductions to personnel as required, following designated induction days.  
  • Provide leave coverage for operators when required. 

About you 

Qualified with a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, you will have experience across development mining/development underground or heavy industry (preferably mining). Previous experience with Learning Management Systems, ideally Success Factors is preferred but not mandatory. An accredited ticket in High-Risk areas such as Working at Heights etc would be highly advantageous. 

You should also have a passion for compliance and process improvement and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Your ability to work to structure, experience in stakeholder management along with ability to prioritise and think quickly on your feet, will ensure your success in the role. Proficient use of MS Office and ability to operate training systems will also be required for the role. 

A manual driver’s licence is compulsory. 

Please note: This is a permanent, residential role. You will be required to work a 5D/2X roster or alternatively, a 7D7X roster, offset from the normal panels to ensure coverage across both. This would then move to a 7D7X7N7X.  


  • Competitive compensation package, including salary and benefits. 
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge mining technology and equipment. 
  • Career development and training opportunities to enhance your skillset. 
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment focused on safety and excellence. 
  • Chance to contribute to sustainable and responsible mining practices. 
  • Ongoing access to health and medical wellbeing support, including onsite EAP 
  • Work180 endorsed employer 
  • Fitness Passport 
  • Education Assistance programs 
  • Discounted Health & Travel Insurance 
  • Discounts on car rentals & IHG hotel accommodation 
  • Novated leasing, vehicle and servicing discounts  
  • Discounts with Dell, Microsoft Office, 99 Bikes, Energy Australia & more. 

Our Commitment to You  

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.   

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.  


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