Mine Maintenance - Welder

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  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

  • Demonstrate safe work practices and follow Oceana SOP’s.
  • Properly and consistently follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of different procedures and material usage.
  • Weld with 1/16 and .045 duel shield mig wire proficiently in the following positions:
    • Vertical
    • Overhead
    • Flat
    • Horizontal
    • With minimal errors such as roll over, undercut and other imperfections.
  • Be able to do simple basic fabrication with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrate ability to air arc and stick weld.
  • Demonstrate the ability to properly set up oxygen/acetylene cutting torch, select proper size tip for material, and cut material with minimal defects.
  • Demonstrate the ability to set up and run track torch.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and efficiency in air arcing.
  • Demonstrate the ability to flame cut complex shapes in 2” material with minimal defects.
  • Demonstrate fabrication of more complex and larger in scale projects. Should be able to follow a drawn document or verbal direction of project. Expected to have input and problem solve with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate the ability to rough set up line bore equipment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use bore tech welder to weld bore holes.
  • Demonstrate the ability to stick weld in multiple positions with minimal defects.
  • Demonstrate the ability to TIG weld ferrous and non-ferrous material.
  • Be able to prepare and perform a given task with minimal supervision


Previous experience:

  • Minimum 3 years in a construction or mining environment a plus
  • Fabrication experience a plus


  • AWS D1.1 / D1.1M Certification preferred but not required


  • 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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