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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

Safely and efficiently perform daily servicing (fueling and lubrication) and planned maintenance of all mining machinery and ancillary plant/equipment under control of the open pit maintenance workshop. At all times, display a high degree of professionalism and quality workmanship to ensure that cost effective maintenance and repairs are delivered.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Maintain high levels of housekeeping of all facilities, equipment, and company vehicles. 
  • Apply Contamination Control methodologies for all work undertaken.  
  • Record and report usage of all components, parts, and other resources on work-order job cards. 
  • Planned maintenance (servicing) of all mining, ancillary and support plant. 
  • Provide assistance to the fleet maintenance technicians and other workshop personnel.
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) specified for equipment or tasks and be involved in the development and review/revision of procedures when required. 


  • Full and Current Driver Licence, ability to drive manual vehicles is preferred.
  • National Certificate in Automotive Heavy Engineering - Plant and Equipment Level 3-4 or Trade Certificate in Automotive Engineering.
  • Previous experience in the servicing, repairs and maintenance of heavy machinery.
  • Similar experience in an industry such as forestry, agriculture and road transport carrying out similar types of work will be considered.
  • Previous experience with operating of heavy plant and equipment an advantage.

Additional Information

  • Develop your mechanical skills in a gold mining business
  • Work-life balance with a 7 days on, 7 days off, 7 nights on, 7 off roster 
  • Free Southern Cross Healthcare


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 4 January 2024. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand


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