General Works Operator

16 Sep 2022

The role

OceanaGold's expanding Waihi Mine is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career, this position will be responsible for conducting general activities within the processing operations and maintenance areas as directed.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Participate in Elution, Regeneration and Goldroom activities
  • Responsible for the daily monitoring of the Tailings Storage Facility 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
  • 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
  • Assist with maintenance activities in the processing area

The successful candidate will have the following:

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

About the Company

OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental and social performance. For more than 30 years, 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.

Our global exploration, development, and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of established operating assets including the Didipio Mine in the Philippines; Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand; and the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects communities around the world. They also contribute to sustainable economic growth in the regions where we operate and direct employment for more than 2,300 people.

Our operations are supported by a corporate office located in Brisbane, Australia.

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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, 30 September 2022. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand

Work Type:
New Zealand
Waihi Operations
Date expires:
30 Sep 2022
  • Mining >> General Operations Labourer