Process- Electrical and Instrumentation Technician

  1. Full-time
  2. Kershaw

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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

The Electrical & Instrumentation Technician will repair and maintain associated plant equipment for the mill in line with achieving our performance objectives.


  • Troubleshoot and repair AC & DC circuits and control equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repair single phase motors and three phase electrical systems
  • Troubleshoot various input elements of control loop, including pressure, temperature, density, mass and flow measurement devices
  • Troubleshoot various final control elements of control loop, including discrete and continuous devices
  • Tune operation of control loops
  • Perform PLC troubleshooting and correction
  • Use of Megger, Multi Meter, Rotation Meter, Power Quality Meter
  • Troubleshoot Guided Wave and Non-Contacting Radar
  • Troubleshoot and repair VFD
  • Troubleshoot and Maintain Soft Starts as well as Across the Line
  • Able to use proper PPE; Arc Flash protection and FR rated clothing
  • Familiarity of conveyor belts and their components
  • Able to work on voltages up to 24.9K DC
  • Other duties as required.

Physical Requirements:

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see.
  2. Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 25 pounds) during the course of the workday.
  3. Work is in a surface mine plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity.
  4. Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine environment, including hard 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.
  5. Haile Gold Mine, Inc. promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing.

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.



  • On-the-job experience and vocational training
  • Must adhere to the OceanaGold Code of Conduct
  • Work may be conducted in outdoor settings including active mine areas and may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes, or airborne particles.
  • Employees are regularly required to stand, sit, lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds, possess manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear, and see while performing their duties.
  • Employee may be required to operate common vehicles and small 4x4 roving vehicles in off-road and adverse weather conditions.
  • Appropriate personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor setting, manufacturing or plant environment and may include a hard hat, single or double hearing protection, safety glasses, hard-toed footwear, respirator, protective clothing, gloves, and/or other protective equipment.
  • HGM promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment including both mandatory pre-employment and random drug testing.
  • Familiarization with NFPA 70E and the NEC
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions

Other Criteria: Satisfactory results from the prescribed medical examination and physical appraisal which may indicate fitness and ability to carry out prescribed tasks to required performance and safety standards.

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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:


Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship

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