Fixed Plant Superintendent – 986435

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 Brucejack operation is now recruiting for the position of Fixed Plant Superintendent with a competitive base salary between $145,000.00 – 185,000.00 dependant on experience, skills, and qualifications. with an additional short term incentive of 20% . The offered base salary will be determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills and competencies with consideration to internal equity. 

The Surface/Underground Fixed Plant Maintenance Superintendent’s primary responsibility is to oversee the development, implementation and optimization of an asset maintenance and management strategy that provides mechanical and equipment capability, reliability and availability of all Surface and Underground Fixed Plant assets. In addition, this position is responsible for helping in the developing, directing and monitoring planned preventive and predictive maintenance programs for the greatest operating profit while maximizing equipment efficiencies as per manufacturer’s specifications. Also responsible for a multiple range of trades Millwrights, Pipe fitter, gas fitters, welders, carpenters etc.


  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of Millwrights, Welders, Pipe Fitters, Carpenters and maintenance service contractors
  • Establish work schedules and co-ordinate activities with project managers, surface, underground and environmental managers, superintendents and supervisors
  • Assist in the Development and implement an asset management system/strategy to ensure that reports on equipment availability/failures are compiled with recommendations for equipment usage/change based on report findings
  • Manage data collection and information gathering to more effectively provide planned maintenance service in future
  • Develop and maintain accurate maintenance plans and service schedules in an environment of ever changing priorities
  • Provide assistance to the planning group for work scope planning for daily, weekly and long-term maintenance activities to ensure goals are achievable within the maintenance schedule
  • Evaluate effectiveness of maintenance systems and implement alternative procedures if deemed necessary
  • Coordinate and manage labour, parts and equipment in a timely and effective manner in order to meet maintenance schedules
  • Work with the warehouse to manage stock levels and focus on vendor quality and service to provide the optimum lead-time for maintenance plans
  • Prepare and manage operating and capital budgets
  • Managing and controlling working costs and capital budgets
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
  • Train or arrange for training of workers while supervising and scheduling the activities of related apprentices, helpers and labourers
  • Other related duties as required

What We Offer  

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations with private washrooms, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities including a golf simulator, high-intensity fitness classes, yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and hiking groups. You will also have access to a fully equipped music room while on site.        

All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:  

·       Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site  

·       Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications  

·       Competitive Benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program 

·       Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities    

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.       


Red Seal Millwright or trades certification is preferred for this position or minimum of fifteen (15) years’ in Surface/Underground Fixed Plant maintenance experience, five (5) of which must be at the supervisor level. A strong background in Underground Fixed Plant environment is necessary with demonstrated experience supervising multiple trades within mining environment. Experience in coordinating start-up and trouble-shooting.


  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Demonstrated Management abilities in both technical and operational settings
  • Strong background in Surface/Underground Fixed Plant strategies and with control systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)
  • Exceptional organizational, leadership, supervisory and conflict management skills
  • Computer software skills (word processing, spreadsheets)

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (camp) on a 13 days on/13 days off rotation
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift
  • Be able maintain high levels of performance over 12 hour shifts
  • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions
  • Able to work in close quarters with the team
  • Pretivm promotes a drug and alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing

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.