General Works Technician

12 Jan 2022

OceanaGold's expanding Waihi Mine is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our processing team. The ideal candidate would have had exposure to mining or quarry industries. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career.

The role

Reporting to the Process Specialist, this position will be responsible for completing general tasks around the plant and assisting in the gold room and other areas.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Participate in elution/regeneration and gold room activities
  • Responsible for the daily monitoring of TSF and pumping systems.
  • Monitor and mix reagents on a daily and weekly basis and coordinate with plant metallurgist on stock levels.
  • Participate in developing continuous improvement strategies to improve work areas
  • Ensure all daily log sheets are completed on a daily basis
  • Drive mobile equipment, forklift, loader, excavator and water truck
  • Cover Operational roles in water treatment and process plant at various times

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Working knowledge of industrial operations
  • Forklift, loader and excavator experience and relevant qualifications desirable
  • A Safety conscious and positive work attitude
  • A full and current driver's licence with the ability to drive manual vehicles is preferred

Who are we?

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Why work for us?

At OceanaGold we offer our employees a competitive salary, Southern Cross health insurance for you and subsided rates for immediate family members, contributions to Kiwisaver, free gym membership, 6 monthly bonuses and the opportunity for growth in your career.

About the company

OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental, and social performance. Since 1990, we have been contributing to excellence in our industry by delivering sustainable environmental and social outcomes for our communities and strong returns for our shareholders. The gold, copper and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects people around the world.

Our global exploration, development and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of operating assets including Didipio Mine in the Philippines, Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand and Haile Gold Mine in the United States. Our operations are supported by corporate offices located in Brisbane, Australia and Denver, USA.

At OceanaGold, health and safety are paramount to the success of our business as are employees who engage in behaviors that align with our values.


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:

Applications close Monday, 24 January 2022. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.


Work Type:
New Zealand
Waihi Operations
Date expires:
24 Jan 2022
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