Maintenance Manager

St. Barbara Limited
March 26, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
March 31, 2020, 12:35 p.m.

St Barbara Limited are currently seeking a Maintenance Manager (Fixed Plant) to join our highly engaged and dynamic workforce within our Simberi Operations in PNG on a FIFO basis on a three (3) year contract.

Reporting to the General Manager Simberi, the successful incumbent will lead and manage day to day maintenance activities of the processing plant as well as the power plant operations in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. Simberi is currently in the final stages of Prefeasibility for a sulphide plant expansion for the processing facility. This position will play a key part in the future outcomes of this project.

Our Opportunity:

Managing maintenance planning including plan to define availability, shutdowns and preventative maintenance.

Implement a work management process including a reliability centred maintenance strategy for the process plant

Develop long term asset management strategy for the process plant including identification of key sustaining and expansionary capital projects

Monitoring and managing all aspects of the workshop and asset management

Building, developing and leading an effective and increasingly capable Process Maintenance team

Managing the Power Station to ensure continuous power supply to Simberi Operations

Managing effective use of available resources, including own time, in support of the development and delivery of effective Process Maintenance services

Managing the department budget and preparing reports

Responsible for all Process Plant maintenance requirements including site services

Make a difference in the maintenance team and add value to the organisation

About You:

The successful candidate will have:


Behaviour consistent with St Barbara’s Values

Exposure to reliability centred maintenance practices

Ability to implement work management systems and processes 

Highly developed understanding and compliance of safety and environmental legislation within a maintenance department and within processing operations

Experience in scheduling and developing methods of maintenance and repairs

Development of maintenance budgets, record management and report preparation

Strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships with site personnel, suppliers and customers

Previous expatriate experience in a similar work environment

Minimum 10 years in similar management positions

Driver’s Licence


Project Management experience

Engineering qualifications

Exposure to brownfield expansion projects

Demonstrated high level of computer literacy (MS Office, Pronto)

Competitive salary.

Access to a generous superannuation scheme including salary continuance.

Be a part of the high performing St Barbara community - a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice.

This role is offered on a 21 day on / 14 day off roster FIFO from Australian capital cities.

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