Crane Supervisor

Vacancy number • PUB408005

As a Crane Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the safe and efficient operation of crane equipment at mining sites. This position requires a keen eye for detail, strong leadership skills, and a commitment to safety protocols. You will oversee a team of crane operators, coordinating their activities to maximize productivity while maintaining the highest standards of safety.

About this role

  • Supervise and coordinate crane operations, including lifting and moving heavy materials and equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and company policies, conducting regular safety inspections and risk assessments.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to crane operators, ensuring they are properly trained and equipped to perform their duties safely and efficiently.
  • Monitor equipment performance and schedule routine maintenance to ensure optimal functionality.
  • Collaborate with other team members, including engineers, project managers, and safety officers, to coordinate crane activities with overall site operations.
  • Maintain accurate records of crane operations, including equipment usage, maintenance logs, and safety incidents.


  • Previous experience in crane operation and supervision, preferably in a mining or industrial setting.
  • Certification as a Crane Operator and/or Crane Supervisor, including relevant licenses and endorsements.
  • Strong understanding of safety regulations and best practices in crane operations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively lead and motivate a team.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on ensuring efficiency and minimizing downtime.
  • Flexibility to work in a FIFO (Fly-In-Fly-Out) schedule, with extended periods spent at remote mining sites.

This role is open to PNG citizens only


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development within a leading mining company.
  • Access to comprehensive health and wellness programs, including medical insurance and employee assistance.
  • Ongoing training and certification programs to enhance skills and qualifications.
  • A supportive work environment that prioritizes safety, teamwork, and continuous improvement.

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Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Papua New Guinea. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract or permanent.
Operating in Papua New Guinea since 2008, Brunel has their major bases in Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 44 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

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Your consultant, Rawhi Kautete is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB408005

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