Maintenance Technician - Heavy Equipment

  1. Full-time
  2. Kershaw

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Company Description

OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental and social performance.  For more than 31 years, we have been contributing to excellence in our industry by delivering sustainable environmental and social outcomes for our communities, and strong returns for our shareholders.

Our global exploration, development, and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of established operating assets including the Didipio Mine in the Philippines; Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand; and the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America.  The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects communities around the world. They also contribute to sustainable economic growth in the regions where we operate and direct employment for more than 2,500 people.

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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: https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/OceanaGold

Job Description

  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain heavy equipment used in construction and mining, such as, large excavators, loaders, 100-150t off highway trucks, dozers, and motor graders
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose problems
  • Remove and replace components such as, engines, transmission, and final drives
  • Perform minor repairs to systems such as, engines, transmissions, final drives, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical systems
  • Performs required maintenance such as changing oil, greasing and replacing parts on a scheduled and unscheduled basis
  • Read and understand operation and service manuals, system schematics and technical drawings
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges
  • Ability to research and order parts for services and repairs
  • Operate and test equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers specifications
  • Perform welding repairs and fabrication
  • Support workers performing repairs or replacing components
  • Communicate and perform duties to provide information with planning and completion of tasks
  • Perform all assigned tasks with limited supervision
  • Performs all duties and activities in a manner that conforms to safety requirements
  • Duties will include the ability to fill in as relief supervisor when required
  • Performs other work required


  • Proven work experience as a diesel or heavy equipment mechanic
  • Extensive knowledge of diesel engines and construction equipment
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Additional Information

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see.
  • Must be able to work shift work with 12 hour shifts.
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the workday.
  • Work is in a surface mine plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine environment, including hart hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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