Mine Operations- Equipment Operator

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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 - https://oceanagold.com/


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

OceanaGold’s Haile Mine is seeking an experienced Heavy Equipment Operators to join the team. 


  • Operation of haul trucks
  • To ensure the haul truck is operated safely and in accordance with company procedures
  • To report any operational hazards to the Supervisor
  • To ensure the haul truck is operated for reliability (O4R)
  • Operating the haul truck productively while maximizing machine life and machine performance
  • Communication via 2-way radio
  • Assists in mine support activities as necessary
  • Perform pre-shift inspection and document appropriately

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

    Rotating Schedule:

    • 12 hour shifts



    • 1 year experience operating a haul truck
    • Willingness to work night shift 
    • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
    • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
    • HGM promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment including both mandatory pre-employment and random drug testing.

    Additional Information

    Key Working Relationships 

    • Excellent problem solving skills with complex problems, including both definition of the problem and generation and evaluation of solutions.
      • Excellent planning and organisational skills, including goal setting, group performance monitoring and the ability to modify priorities where necessary to achieve these goals.
      • The ability to make a decision from a range of competing options where the outcomes are not entirely predictable.
      • Effective written and oral communication skills, and the ability to convince others to co-operate and contribute.

    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.
    • 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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