Mechanic III (UG Equipment-Mobile)

  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 suitably qualified and motivated Mechanic (Underground Equipment – Mobile) to perform all aspects of mechanical maintenance, repair, testing, and monitoring of underground types of machinery and equipment to ensure its availability and reliability 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
  • Prepare a Job Action Plan and Job Hazard Analysis if required
  • Check fluids such as fuel, lubricants, coolants, transmission oil, and hydraulic oils according to the manufacturer’s specifications
  • Select types and grades of fluids and lubricants for the applications according to the manufacturer’s specifications and fluid capacity
  • Replace fuel and oil filters and inspect for signs of contamination
  • Identify types, sizes, and grades of fasteners, sealing devices, adhesives, and gaskets
  • Select types of threads such as coarse and fine used for different applications
  • Perform preventative maintenance of hoses, tubing, piping, and fittings by checking for deficiencies such as chafed hoses, bubbling, and leaks
  • Select appropriate tools and equipment such as hydraulic presses, heating equipment, cooling equipment, seals, and bearing drivers
  • Perform routine maintenance activities such as cutting, welding, heating, and cooling of materials
  • Diagnoses Engine and engine support systems, hydraulic, hydrostatic, and pneumatic systems, Drive train systems, Steering, Suspension, Brake System, Wheel Assemblies, and Undercarriage, Electrical and Vehicle Management Systems, and Environmental Control Systems
  • Complete Timesheets timely


  • Behaviour consistent with OceanaGold Corp. Values and the OceanaGold Way
  • Mechanical Trade diploma
  • Holder of TESDA NCII in Diesel Engine Servicing
  • With a valid Driver’s license
  • 3-4 years of experience in maintaining underground mobile equipment such as Sandvik, Normet, Volvo and Caterpillar
  • 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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