Electrician – Auto III (Underground Equipment)

  1. Full-time
  2. Kasibu

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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

Seeking a qualified and suitably motivated Electrician – Auto (Underground Equipment) to perform all aspects of maintenance, repair, testing, and monitoring of underground mobile equipment, and heavy and auxiliary equipment to ensure its availability, reliability, and safety in a quality, efficient, safe, and environment-friendly manner. Reporting to the Supervisor – Mobile Maintenance (UG Equipment).

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Complete all the necessary documentation such as work orders, and time sheets for future reference
  • Communicate with others about the assigned task and discuss the outcome of the risk assessment
  • Troubleshoot and repair all underground heavy mobile equipment electrical systems including but not limited to basic electrical systems, PLC systems, remote control systems, and rig control systems
  • Ensure the safe operation of underground mobile equipment by conducting preventive maintenance as required and troubleshooting any malfunctions
  • Carries out skilled maintenance and can work independently in the repair of underground heavy mobile equipment, and other auxiliary equipment
  • Diagnose and undertake electrical repair on wide variety of vehicles and equipment
  • Assist Mechanics in conducting repairs on light and heavy equipment, and other auxiliary equipment
  • Suggest ways to prevent future equipment malfunction or improve equipment performance
  • Perform tool-keeping and housekeeping duties, and take accountability on issued and toolroom tools and equipment to ensure they are kept tidy, safe to use, and complete
  • Maintain good housekeeping in work areas and around workshops
  • Complete Timesheets timely


  • Behaviour consistent with OceanaGold Corp. Values and the OceanaGold Way
  • High school graduate and accredited certification
  • 5 years of experience in maintaining the electrical system of heavy mobile equipment
  • With a valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels
  • Able to read and write English at an acceptable standard
  • High level of enthusiasm for the work with high-performance goals for self and team

Additional Information

  • Highly attractive remuneration package inclusive of health and life insurance benefits
  • Great opportunities for career advancement with an international mining company
  • Friendly roster with great onsite foods, accommodation, and with transport from point of hire is provided for non-Didipio residents
  • Professional development skills training opportunities 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 on 10 June 2024. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in the Philippines.


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