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Underground Truck Operators

Advertiser: OceanaGold (New Zealand) LtdMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
20 Oct 2019
Location
Otago, Rest of Otago
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Operations

Underground Truck Operators

  • Based at Macraes - New Zealand's largest gold mine
  • Lifestyle roster
  • Southern Cross Medical Insurance included

Are you interested in working for an underground gold mine?

Have you always wanted to drive a Tonka truck?

Then this role is for you! Currently the Frasers underground operation are looking for multiple Truck Operators to join our Macraes family.

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor you will be operating a large truck underground and transport rock from one location to another. No experience is necessary, however a commitment to safe work practices is essential.

Working in a supportive team environment where knowledge is shared and training is provided, on the job support and mentoring goes hand in hand with the experience you will bring to the role.

Working on an attractive seven days on, seven days off roster with rotating day and night shifts means you can enjoy the outdoors lifestyle that the region offers.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Operate large vehicles
  • Pre-start and shut down checks on all equipment
  • Load and transport rock
  • Working as a member of a larger team
  • Communicating with a wide variety of people
  • Housekeeping of vehicles and loading area

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Be comfortable driving for up to 11 hours a shift
  • Have a genuine interest in a career in the mining industry
  • Work and communicate well within a team environment
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment medical and fitness assessment including drug and alcohol testing

Applicants must hold a full, clean, current driver's licence and can confidently drive a manual vehicle over rough terrain.

This is a great opportunity to kick start your career in underground mining!

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 business as are employees who engage in behaviours that align with our values.

Applications close Tuesday, 29 October 2019.

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

NO APPLICATIONS FROM EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Shortlisting of candidates will commence immediately.

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
  • Based at Macraes - New Zealand's largest gold mine
  • Lifestyle roster
  • Southern Cross Medical Insurance included

Are you interested in working for an underground gold mine?

Have you always wanted to drive a Tonka truck?

Then this role is for you! Currently the Frasers underground operation are looking for multiple Truck Operators to join our Macraes family.

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor you will be operating a large truck underground and transport rock from one location to another. No experience is necessary, however a commitment to safe work practices is essential.

Working in a supportive team environment where knowledge is shared and training is provided, on the job support and mentoring goes hand in hand with the experience you will bring to the role.

Working on an attractive seven days on, seven days off roster with rotating day and night shifts means you can enjoy the outdoors lifestyle that the region offers.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Operate large vehicles
  • Pre-start and shut down checks on all equipment
  • Load and transport rock
  • Working as a member of a larger team
  • Communicating with a wide variety of people
  • Housekeeping of vehicles and loading area

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Be comfortable driving for up to 11 hours a shift
  • Have a genuine interest in a career in the mining industry
  • Work and communicate well within a team environment
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment medical and fitness assessment including drug and alcohol testing

Applicants must hold a full, clean, current driver's licence and can confidently drive a manual vehicle over rough terrain.

This is a great opportunity to kick start your career in underground mining!

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 business as are employees who engage in behaviours that align with our values.

Applications close Tuesday, 29 October 2019.

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

NO APPLICATIONS FROM EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Shortlisting of candidates will commence immediately.

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