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Vacation Student: Mechanical Engineer

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Go for Gold!  Join AngloGold Ashanti Australia’s world class operations.  

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA) is the world’s fourth largest gold producer with operations and projects on four continents. This globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world.  In Australia the company operates the Sunrise Dam (100%) and Tropicana (AGA 70% and manager, Regis Resources 30%) gold mines, which jointly produce approximately 600,000oz per annum. AGA is a values-driven company and offers a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish. 

At AngloGold Ashanti Australia (AGAA) we have your learning and development at heart. People are our business, and our business is our people. As future industry leaders, we recognise the potential you bring to the organisation and join as a valued member of our team.

We are interested in talented and ambitious second to penultimate year students, seeking to obtain work exposure during their summer break.

AGAA offers a 12-week summer vacation programme for paid on-the-job work experience during your university vacation break (November to February). As a successful vacation student, you’ll get first access to our Graduate Programme opportunities.

Roles will be based at one of our two Australian operations, Sunrise Dam or Tropicana, or at our regional Perth office.

These opportunities are FIFO 8 days on/6 days off from Perth or Kalgoorlie, giving you the chance to support and contribute to a thriving local community.


Supporting a Diverse Workforce 

AGAA looks for students who share our values and purpose and in return will join a collaborative workplace that offers a supportive and inclusive culture. At AGAA we are focused on having a safe and inclusive environment for everyone – an environment where people feel able to bring their whole, authentic self to work and feel safe, respected, and valued while doing so. Our Wellbeing Framework and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives are underpinned by the AGAA values that prioritise the safety of every person in our workplaces.?International Students with current working rights are welcomed to apply.


Essential requirements: 

  • You are in your second to penultimate year of study towards a tertiary qualification in the relevant discipline
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Australian working rights
  • A valid Australian manual driver’s license
  • Proof of current Covid-19 vaccination is required in line with WA public health directions

As part of your application, you are required to submit: 

  • CV/Resume
  • Academic record
  • Cover letter outlining your interest in a career with AngloGold Ashanti Australia

Applications Close on the 17th June 2022.  

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 performance bonus scheme, 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, 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.

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees AngloGold Ashanti Australia requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration, or to have obtained an exemption to vaccination which has been recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register.

Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or proof of an exemption to vaccination granted and recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register will be required for entry to certain AngloGold Ashanti locations from 1 January 2022

AngloGold Ashanti reserves the right to update its vaccination policy/requirements at any time.

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

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