Job type: Full Time

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  • Join an international gold mining business, based at Macraes, New Zealand’s largest gold mine
  • Seven days on seven days off, no night shift
  • Competitive salary and free Southern Cross Private Medical Insurance

The role

Undertake and perform preventative maintenance and condition monitoring tasks, as well as other general duties to support the Maintenance team in a safe and efficient manner.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide routine lubrication services via a scheduled lubrication regime
  • Undertake and provide feedback of prescribed Preventative Maintenance checks, including oil sampling
  • Assist trades staff (Mechanical and Electrical) under direct supervision of such trades as required
  • Assemble work packs as required following correct warehouse procedures
  • General workshop duties including maintaining of a safe and tidy workspace. Obey all written and verbal health and safety instructions
  • Establish and maintain the highest possible standards of housekeeping and cleanliness in individual work area and mine site in general
  • Attend pre-shift safety and toolbox safety meetings
  • Report all incidents and near misses and workplace hazards
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) specified for equipment or tasks and be involved in the development and review/revision of procedures when required

The successful candidate will have as follows:

  • Full and current driver’s licence, ability to drive manual vehicles is preferred
  • No formal qualification however a good mechanical aptitude will be required
  • Forklift operator’s certificate is preferred. (F-endorsement)
  • Previous experience in a 24-hour, continual process production setting in heavy industrial environments preferred but not essential

About the company

OceanaGold Corporation is a mid-tier, multinational gold producer with assets in the Philippines, New Zealand and the United States. On the North Island of New Zealand, the Company operates the high-grade Waihi Gold Mine while on the South Island; the Company operates the country’s largest gold mine, the Macraes Goldfield.

At OceanaGold, health and safety are paramount to the success of our business as are employees who engage in behaviours that align with our values.


OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our website:

Applications close Thursday, 26 August 2021. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.


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