Underground Bogger or Load Haul Dump Operator

  1. Full-time
  2. Waihi

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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 international 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 Waihi Operation in the North Island of New Zealand is an underground operation. In early 2019 OceanaGold received consent to develop the Martha Underground. This project extends the life of the Waihi mine and gives our 350 staff and contractors, and the people of Waihi, an assurance that we plan to be here for the long-term.

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. 

Check us out - www.oceanagold.com

Job Description

Carrying out safe LHD Operations including the removal and transport of ore material from stopes to tipples, stockpiles or trucks either by direct operation of the loader or remotely using LOS (or Teleremote) systems.  Cleaning out development headings and performing clean-ups as per standard and transporting waste material to trucks and backfilling stopes.

Are you tired of FIFO? Missing family, friends and milestone celebrations regularly?
Imagine having a true work-life balance located close to the beach. No more FIFO! No more extreme heat waves!

  • Experience the unbeatable lifestyle of a residential mining, just a short distance away from the most incredible beaches and awe-inspiring scenery in Waihi, New Zealand
  • Structured Career path
  • Southern Cross Healthcare Insurance + Gym Membership benefits 


  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Trained and assessed as competent in the operation of the loader 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in underground mining preferred
  • Previous experience operating relevant equipment would be highly regarded.

Additional Information


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 New Zealand.


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