Project Superintendent- Mechanical

  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

  • Review project schedules and project plans, ensuring that all activities are identified, are appropriately organized to deliver project objectives, and comply with the organization's project management framework.  Providing feedback to Planners and Supervisors.
  • Deliver small- large scale projects while working within an established program management plan.  Reviewing and making changes to management plan as needed to increase efficiencies.
  • Follow the organization's HS&E policies, procedures, and mandatory instructions, to identify and mitigate environmental risks and risks to the wellbeing of oneself and others in the workplace. Identify patterns of risky behaviour within the team and take appropriate action to resolve these, escalating serious issues as appropriate.
  • Define and deliver products and services that meet operations needs by selecting the best possible approaches available.
  • Provide all necessary project schedules and updates to the Project Manager as needed.
  • Identify and evaluate complex, expertise-led solutions against a range of criteria to find the ones that best meet business needs.
  • Develop and propose own performance objectives; take appropriate actions to ensure achievement of agreed objectives, using the organization's performance management systems to improve personal performance. or manage and report on team performance; set appropriate performance objectives for direct reports or project / account team members and hold them accountable for achieving these, taking appropriate corrective action where necessary to ensure the achievement of team / personal objectives.
  • Review budgets for an area of the organization or conduct complex analyses on budget progress in other areas of the organization and provide input to project planners.
  • Multitasking to track different projects on the property at the same time,
  • Exhibiting calmness and diplomacy to ease tensions when conflicts and problems arise, 
  • Confers with and directs personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work, interpreting specifications, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.
  • Maintains a general knowledge of equipment used on the job including basic understanding of equipment limits and design purposes.
  • Able to read and understand plans, and specifications.
  • Have strong knowledge of Structural, Mechanical, and Piping systems.  Commercial/Civil construction management experience

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, talk, hear, and see.
  • Must be able to work shift work with 10-hour shifts.
  • 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.


  • Previous civil construction field experience preferred.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Civil/Commercial construction experience
  • 6 years’ supervision/construction management experience
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Computer/ Technology Skills
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, flexibility, and willingness to see projects through to completion are a must

Additional Information

  • Develop your leadership capabilities and work with industry experts at a leading mid-cap mining and metals company where safety comes first
  • A great opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual seeking their next challenge
  • Meaningful impact with end-to-end ownership of your projects


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 live and work in the United States



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