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Communications Supervisor
Full Time NEW

Job Overview

Job Overview

  • CategoryOperations
  • Date Posted:
  • Location: Northern Goldfields, WA, AU
  • Job Title: Communications Supervisor
  • Salary: Dependent on experience and will be discussed directly with the successful candidate
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Ready to pursue your professional journey with Northern Star? As an ASX 50 global-scale gold miner, we have sizeable operations across Western Australia, Northern Territory and Alaska. With unparalleled pathways for advancement and avenues for personal growth, we stand as Australia’s premier gold employer. Your journey starts here.


At Northern Star, we live by our STARR Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results. These Values are not just words on paper; they are the cornerstone of our Company culture and guide everything we do. You will play a pivotal role in upholding these Values and contributing to our collective success.


Position: Communications Supervisor


Work Location: Jundee Operations


Roster: 8 days on, 6 days off – FIFO ex Perth


Here’s what awaits you:

  • Develop and execute all project work relating to communications and related infrastructure.
  • Provide technical support and advice to operations.
  • Provide support to continuous improvement and continuous development for all team member.
  • Technical reference point and mentor to personnel within the department.
  • Work with vendors to develop solutions and seek resolution to complex communications problems.
  • Assist in the development of operational and functional procedures related to systems within your area of responsibility.

To thrive in this role, you’ll need:



  • 2-way radio troubleshooting and programming.
  • Vehicle proximity systems.
  • Citect SCADA systems.
  • Schneider control systems.
  • Satellite television/digital systems.
  • Motorola TRBONET Digital Radio System.
  • VHF and UHF communication systems (leaky feeder).
  • IP Network planning and configuration.
  • Microwave and/or satellite communications links.
  • Troubleshooting complex electronic circuits.
  • Wattmeter’s, Spectrum Analyzers, Vector Network Analyzers, OTDRs Fusion Splicers, Oscilloscopes and Multi-meters.
  • Terminating, Cat5, RJ11, Coax, Fiber (Fuse on Connectors) and D-Shell Connectors.


  • Cert III in Electronics and Communications or equivalent.
  • Restricted Electrical Licence and Registered Cabler License (endorsed Co-axial, Fibre and structured cabling).
  • Current “C” Class Western Australian Drivers Licence.

Passion for Growth:

  • Strong leadership skills and motivation to lead a diverse team of professionals.
  • Challenge the norm to improve procedures and practices with a focus for continuous improvement.
  • A critical thinker, agile, a go-getter, have a ‘can-do’ attitude, positive.

Discover the perks of working at Northern Star…

  • Company subsidised GU Health Insurance.
  • Gold Price Variable bonus incentive.
  • Short-term incentive bonus program.
  • 5 weeks annual leave for site-based employees.
  • Employee Share Plan programs.
  • Gold standard parental leave policy.
  • GoldSTARR rewards program – cash savings for everyday expenses.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) that includes free, confidential counselling and wellbeing services.
  • Salary continuance (income protection) insurance from commencement.
  • Salary sacrificing benefits, including novated leasing and remote area living benefit options.


Candidates must meet our pre-employment criteria which includes a medical, drug and alcohol screening, relevant right to work and valid Australian national police clearance. Northern Star is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.


Ready for a change? E-mail your CV to Kevin Nguyen at knguyen@nsrltd.com OR click the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application.