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Aerial Operator (Casual) - Stockton Mine - 10246

About Us:

Bathurst Resources is New Zealand’s largest specialist coal mine company. We produced over 2.2 million tonnes of coal each year and proudly employ over 550 people.  About 80 percent of our production is used for steel making of which one third is used by a local Kiwi steel mill. Our high-quality, thermal-grade coals fuels are used to help drive the engines of many iconic South Island food and dairy businesses.

The Stockton Opencast Mine is located close to the coast on a plateau in the Buller coalfield, 35 km north of Westport. This is one of New Zealand’s largest mines with a long history of coal production and produces high value coal for export to the world’s leading steel makers.

Situated in the heart of the Buller region our employees enjoy a balance of work and leisure with local pursuits including a variety of water sports, mountain-biking, tramping, fishing, community activities and much more

Be Safe – Be Accountable – Be a Team – Be Real

We can offer you:

  • An attractive and competitive remuneration package
  • Commitment to providing a safe working environment
  • Excellent team environment
  • A company that lives by its core values

The Opportunity:

You’ll be someone who enjoys the camaraderie of a close-knit team, can have a laugh but takes health and safety seriously. We enjoy our jobs here!

Our team in Stockton are looking for an Aerial Operator (Casual role in the Fixed Plant team) to join the team at our Ngakawau site facilities, on an as-required basis.

You will be working in a team responsible for operating and maintaining Fixed Plant like the Coal Handling Processing Plant and Aerial Ropeway.

What you’ll bring to the role:

  • Secondary education
  • Medium to high level of fitness
  • Interest in operating, fixing and maintaining things
  • Basic level of understanding of computers
  • Good communication skills

Culture & Benefits:

  • Market leading pay
  • Health and life insurance
  • An uncompromised commitment to H&S and Zero Harm
  • Ability and support to progress within the business

How to apply

If you share our passion for safety and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply using the ‘Click Here’ button now.

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Please note successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

We will begin shortlisting for the role as we receive applications and may choose a successful candidate prior to the close date. Advertising will run for 30 days or less if the role is filled prior.