Trainee Positions

KCGM offers Trainee Positions for people with little or no mining experience. The positions are fixed term and, depending on your performance and our operational requirements, may lead to a permanent position with KCGM. Trainee Positions will be advertised in Current Vacancies when they are available.

Trainee Position information sessions are held at Hannans North Tourist Mine, 10am on the third Thursday of each month.

KCGM encourages workplace diversity. Women and applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  As part of our commitment to the Traditional Owners we welcome applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent.

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, only applicants who are shortlisted for advertised positions will be contacted.

Trainee Process Technician

The Role:

As a Trainee Process Technician you will monitor and maintain process operations in the Mineral Processing plant by overseeing work-stations including SAG milling, ball milling, ultrafine grinding, flotation, roasting, leaching and filtration. You will work a 4/4 (2 days, 2 nights, 4 off) roster on a 12 month Fixed Term contract.

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be living permanently within the Kalgoorlie-Boulder region
  • National Police Clearance (valid within the last 3 months)
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Drivers Licence.

Other qualities we look for in our trainees:

  • Strong commitment to safety and a continuous improvement culture.
  • A positive attitude.
  • Alignment with KCGM’s six (6) Core Values.

Benefits of working at KCGM:

We offer a competitive salary package including 10% superannuation and a health insurance allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty quarterly bonus scheme.

Traineeships will be advertised in Current Vacancies when they are available.

In addition our HR Team hosts Career Information Sessions at 10am on the third Thursday of every month at Hannans North Tourist Mine (Goldfields Highway).

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Trainee Laboratory Technician

The Role:

Become a Trainee Laboratory Technician and you’ll learn how to carry out routine plant sampling as directed and report results in an efficient timely manner. You will work a 4/4 (2 days, 2 nights, 4 off) roster on a 6 month Fixed Term contract.

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be living permanently within the Kalgoorlie-Boulder region
  • National Police Clearance (valid within the last 3 months)
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Drivers Licence.

Other qualities we look for in our trainees:

  • Strong commitment to safety and a continuous improvement culture
  • A positive attitude
  • Alignment with KCGM’s six (6) Core Values.

Benefits of working at KCGM:

We offer a competitive salary package including 10% superannuation and a health insurance allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty quarterly bonus scheme.

Traineeships will be advertised in Current Vacancies when they are available.

In addition our HR Team hosts Career Information Sessions at 10am on the third Thursday of every month at Hannans North Tourist Mine (Goldfields Highway).

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Trainee Shotfirer

The Role:

Become a Trainee Shotfirer and you’ll learn how to safely carry out charging and blasting activities in the open pit. You will work a 7 /7 (7 On, 7 Off) roster on a 6 month Fixed Term contract.

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be living permanently within the Kalgoorlie-Boulder region
  • Current West Australian Dangerous Goods Security Card
  • National Police Clearance (valid within the last 3 months)
  • Current unencumbered West Australian ‘MR’ class Drivers Licence.

Other qualities we look for in our trainees:

  • Strong commitment to safety and a continuous improvement culture
  • A positive attitude
  • Alignment with KCGM’s six (6) Core Values.

Benefits of working at KCGM:

We offer a competitive salary package including 10% superannuation and a health insurance allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty quarterly bonus scheme.

Traineeships will be advertised in Current Vacancies when they are available.

In addition our HR Team hosts Career Information Sessions at 10am on the third Thursday of every month at Hannans North Tourist Mine (Goldfields Highway).

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Trainee Truck Driver - Open Pits

The Role:

Working an even-time continuous 7/7 (7 Days, 7 Off, 7 Nights, 7 Off) roster on a 6 month Fixed Term contract these positions provide those without mining experience the opportunity to learn new skills in order to transport ore and waste as directed, by operating mobile equipment in a safe and efficient manner, to meet production targets.

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Previous operating experience highly desirable
  • A strong safety ethic
  • Well developed communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • A current unencumbered Western Australian “MR” Class Drivers Licence
  • National Police Clearance – valid within last three (3) months
  • To be eligible to apply for this position you must be a permanent resident of Kalgoorlie Boulder.

Benefits of working at KCGM:

We offer a competitive salary package including 10% superannuation and a health insurance allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty quarterly bonus scheme.

Traineeships will be advertised in Current Vacancies when they are available.

In addition our HR Team hosts Career Information Sessions at 10am on the third Thursday of every month at Hannans North Tourist Mine (Goldfields Highway).

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Trainee Truck Driver – Underground

The Role:

Working a 5 and 2 (Day Shift) / 4 and 2 (Night Shift) roster on a 6 month Fixed Term contract, you will operate a variety of mobile plant, establish and maintain underground services, as well as provide generic labouring assistance to ensure that production targets are achieved safely and efficiently.

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Previous operating experience highly desirable
  • A strong safety ethic
  • Well developed communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • A current unencumbered Western Australian “MR” Class Drivers Licence
  • National Police Clearance – valid within last three (3) months
  • To be eligible to apply for this position you must be a permanent resident of Kalgoorlie Boulder.

Benefits of working at KCGM:

We offer a competitive salary package including 10% superannuation and a health insurance allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty quarterly bonus scheme.

Traineeships will be advertised in Current Vacancies when they are available.

In addition our HR Team hosts Career Information Sessions at 10am on the third Thursday of every month at Hannans North Tourist Mine (Goldfields Highway).

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Trainee Truck Driver – Crusher

The Role:

Working an even-time continuous 7/7 (7 Days, 7 Off, 7 Nights, 7 Off) roster on a 6 month Fixed Term contract, you will ensure that contaminant free ore is delivered to the crusher for processing, in addition to transporting various materials across site.

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Previous operating experience highly desirable
  • A strong safety ethic
  • Well developed communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • A current unencumbered Western Australian “MR” Class Drivers Licence
  • National Police Clearance – valid within last three (3) months
  • To be eligible to apply for this position you must be a permanent resident of Kalgoorlie Boulder.

Benefits of working at KCGM:

We offer a competitive salary package including 10% superannuation and a health insurance allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty quarterly bonus scheme.

Traineeships will be advertised in Current Vacancies when they are available.

In addition our HR Team hosts Career Information Sessions at 10am on the third Thursday of every month at Hannans North Tourist Mine (Goldfields Highway).

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Trainee Security First Aid Officer

The Role:

As a Trainee Security and First Aid Officer you will assist in providing all Security, First Aid and Emergency Response in a fast paced environment to complete and meet all legal and moral responsibilities for KCGM.

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be living permanently within the Kalgoorlie-Boulder region
  • National Police Clearance – valid within the last three (3) months
  • Current Unencumbered Western Australian “C” Class Drivers Licence.

Other qualities we look for in our trainees:

  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and act with a sense of urgency
  • Experience in a customer service focused role
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate computer literacy.

Benefits of working at KCGM:

We offer a competitive salary package including 10% superannuation and a health insurance allowance. Joining the KCGM team also means that you are eligible for our performance and loyalty quarterly bonus scheme.

Traineeships will be advertised in Current Vacancies when they are available.

In addition our HR Team hosts Career Information Sessions at 10am on the third Thursday of every month at Hannans North Tourist Mine (Goldfields Highway).

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.