Blast crew

19 Nov 2020

  • Exciting role, outdoors lifestyle in the Otago region
  • Permanent, eight days on, six days off
  • Great remuneration package

The role

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Open Pit Drill and Blast team. This position will work alongside a team of experienced handlers to ensure that all explosive work is compliant with production targets in a safe and efficient manner. This position reports to the Drill and Blast Supervisor.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Priming, stemming and tie-in of drill holes ready for blasting
  • Helping ensure the security of the blast area and the magazines
  • Ensuring all safety and explosive rules and regulations are observed
  • Assist with day to day drill and blast activities

The successful candidate will have:

  • Full and current driver's licence, ability to drive manual vehicles
  • Ideally an Approved Handlers Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Proven safety record
  • Ability to follow procedures and industry best practice

About the company

OceanaGold Corporation is a mid-tier, multinational gold producer with assets in the Philippines, New Zealand and the United States. On the North Island of New Zealand, the company operates the high-grade Waihi Gold Mine while on the South Island; the company operates the country's largest gold mine, the Macraes Goldfield.

At OceanaGold health and safety is paramount to the success of our operations. Therefore we are looking for people who are committed to playing an integral role in looking after the safety of themselves and their workmates by adhering to health and safety procedures.

Macraes is a smoke free site.

OGC VALUES: RESPECT | INTEGRITY | TEAMWORK | INNOVATION | ACTION | ACCOUNTABILITY

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 website: www.careers.oceanagold.com

Applications close Thursday, 3 December 2020.

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

NO APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

Sector:
Private
Work Type:
Permanent
Country:
New Zealand
Location:
Macraes Operations
Reference:
Date expires:
3 Dec 2020
Classifications
  • Mining >> Drillers
  • Trade Services >> Other