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Engineering & Maintenance / Maintenance

Crane Driver
Full Time

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Job Overview

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Owned by AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd (70% and manager) and Regis Resources Ltd (30%), Tropicana produces approximately 450,000 ounces annually. The Tropicana operation comprises a significant open pit mine with a 6 year life as well as the newly developed the Boston Shaker underground. The Boston Shaker underground has a mine life of 7 years with significant exploration upside being realised with a large brownfields drilling budget to support Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve growth creating an exciting future. Coupled with this, working at Tropicana provides the opportunity to work with a gold mining major on a stable, long life and well managed operation.

We are now seeking applications for Crane Drivers for Tropicana Gold Mine. Accountable to the: Maintenance Services Supervisor, this role is offered on a FIFO 8/6 roster from Perth or Kalgoorlie.


To be considered for this role you should have the following skills and attributes:

  • Significant experience in operating all types of cranes. Operation of 25T Franna and slewing cranes such as Tadano GR-1450,  up to and including Sumitomo 275T will be looked upon favourably.  
  • Must be able and willing to work within a multi-disciplined team with the understanding that crane driving will not be your only duties and assistance will be given as directed by the frontline supervisor.
  • Conversant with completing in depth risk assessments for associated high risk tasks.
  • Must be flexible with rosters to accommodate business needs for shutdowns.
  • Trade experience ( Mechanical )will be considered favourable
  • Advanced rigging and dogging qualifications necessary
  • Development of detailed lift studies for critical lifts
  • Existing and ongoing Permanent work rights in Australia (Mandatoy)


To be successful in this role you will also need to share AngloGold Ashanti’s values and its commitment to safety, wellbeing, inclusion, and the environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a global mining organisation that values its employees and promotes a diverse and inclusive culture.

As well as offering a highly competitive remuneration package and a recently introduced FIFO Allowance, we offer challenging work and career development prospects and all our permanent employees (and their direct family members) are eligible for fully paid for private health cover, we also provide free annual flu vaccinations, professional memberships and paid parental leave.

We also have a number of active committees and programs that support our employees from a diversity and inclusion, health and wellbeing, and career development perspective.

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any vacancy advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.

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