Technician - Survey

23 Jun 2022

OceanaGold’s expanding Waihi Mine is seeking a Technician - Survey to join their growing Technical Services Department. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your skills and grow your career.

The role

Reporting to the Senior Mine Surveyor you will provide Survey Assistance to the Mine Surveying Department and general support to the Underground Technical Services Team at the Waihi Underground Operation. A high level of physical fitness and motivation is a key requirement of the position.

Key tasks and responsibilities include the following:

  • Comply with all site safe work practices and instructions
  • Assist the Mine Survey Department with all day-to-day surveying tasks
  • Provide care and maintenance of vehicle and stored equipment used in duties
  • Assist with cleaning and maintaining the survey equipment
  • Monitor and maintain stocks of consumables
  • Assist other technical services departments (Geology, Geotech and Engineering) as and when required

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Previous experience working in mining operations is preferred.
  • Any knowledge and understanding of Surveying will be an advantage
  • A full and current driver's licence with the ability to drive manual vehicles.

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 and excellent training and development.

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 have 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 behaviours 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 Friday, 8 July 2022. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

No applications from employment agencies will be accepted.

Work Type:
New Zealand
Waihi Operations
Date expires:
8 Jul 2022
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