Crane Operator at Newmont Corporation

Full time @Newmont Corporation in Operator
  • Post Date : July 25, 2023
  • Apply Before : August 25, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 0
  • Experience 3 Years

Job Description

About This Role

  • Operate cranes of varying sizes, in accordance with job requests and within the OEM guidelines and load specifications of the crane, to ensure safe lifting of plant and equipment.
  • Check that all rigging is done in accordance with all established safety protocols and conduct basic maintenance of cranes to maximize operational effectiveness.

In This Role You Will:


Crane Operation

  • Operate crane under general supervision of the Shift Supervisor.
  • Perform supporting operational tasks (such as reporting, check list completion etc.) associated with crane operations, by following established processes.
  • Manipulate or depress crane controls to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement, according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.
  • Lift, position and place machinery, equipment or other large objects within the limitations of the size of crane being utilized.
  • Load and unload trucks according to requirements.
  • Place blocks and outriggers to prevent capsizing when lifting heavy loads.
  • Operate crane according to signals from spotters and / or riggers.
  • Read and understand the crane load chart.
  • Accomplish work objectives by determining own work schedule, coordinate with support services and assign short-term tasks to riggers, if necessary.
  • Confirm task completion of all work completed by riggers.

Maintenance and Repair

  • Perform monthly inspections on the machines,document and file them.
  • Carry out task preparations and assist with basic maintenance and repair of cranes, following detailed
  • instructions.
  • Make sure all load tests and certifications are up to date to comply with minimum legal requirements.
  • Make sure that the cranes and equipment are in a safe
  • working condition.
  • Complete job cards, service quality summaries, and all other necessary paperwork.


Health, Safety and Environment

  • Deliver own prescribed outcomes and / or provide support services, by applying Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environment systems, policies and protocols.
  • Inspect the equipment to check and identify any basic risks.
  • Attend all safety meetings.

Working Conditions

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.
    •     Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
    •     Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to sit for extended periods, climb stairs, walk and stand. The job requires working at heights.
    •     Work Environment: The employee is required to operate in a safety-critical environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to noise more than 85 decibels, and to fumes, high temperature, sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, vibration, slippery surfaces etc.
    •     Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Work requires mandatory PPE such as helmet, goggles, high visible clothing, safety harness, ear plugs and dust mask according to working conditions

Training & Experience

  • Crane Operator certification/licenses.
  • MINCOM Operator certificate of competence is advantageous.

Additional Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of maintenance principles and industry standards.
  • Knowledge of the work management process.
  • Knowledge of crane operation and rigging standards.


  • Minimum of 3 years’ crane operation experience in a mining plant or similar environment.

Technical Skills:

  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Crane calibration for correct lifting with a load cell.
  • Operation of crawler and RBT’s crane for lifting of heavy equipment.
  • Operation of an overhead hoist for lifting heavy equipment around the mill area, e.g. motors, pinions, gearboxes.

Behavioural Attributes:

  • Reliable.
  • Independent.
  • Safety Conscious.
  • Initiative.
  • Results Driven.
  • Pro-active.
  • Work Under Pressure.
  • Resilience.
  • Team player.
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