Electrical Supervisor

  1. Full-time
  2. Macraes

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Company Description

OceanaGold is a growing intermediate gold and copper producer committed to safely and responsibly maximizing the generation of Free Cash Flow from our operations and delivering strong returns for our shareholders.

We have a portfolio of four operating mines: the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America; Didipio Mine in the Philippines; and the Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand. Our operations are supported by a global workforce with significant exploration, development and operating experience.

Our Purpose is mining gold for a better future. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology which connects communities around the world. Our activities also contribute to economic growth and improved health and education outcomes in the regions where we operate. We provide direct employment for over 3,700 people and indirect employment for many more.

Our Vision is to be a company people trust, want to work and partner with, supply and invest in, to create value. This Vision is brought to life by our Values – Care, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork – which put our people, host communities, the environment and our stakeholders at the forefront of our decision-making.

Check us out - www.oceanagold.com

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to assist in the supervision of the electrical department within the Macraes processing plant and open pit mine. You will schedule and lead the electrical maintenance as planned via the maintenance planning workflow process.

Some of the key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Leading, coaching and developing your crew
  • Scheduling projects and work programmes
  • Developing Scopes of Works
  • Creation of preventive maintenance activities for equipment with a high level of plant criticality and review existing preventive maintenance plans and schedules
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders and external contractors


  • Formal Electrical trade qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years post-apprenticeship experience within a processing or heavy industry environment.
  • A minimum of 3 years mining industry (or equivalent heavy industry) experience.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Proven experience with instrumentation, PLC and control systems is essential.
  • Experience scheduling and planning maintenance work would be an advantage.
  • Full and current driver licence and competence driving a manual vehicle.

Additional Information

  • Lead and supervise a high performing crew
  • 7 days on, 7 days off dayshift only roster
  • Professional development and ongoing mentorship provided



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 careers website:


**Applications close 29 December 2023. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand


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