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Electrician/Fixed Plant Operator at Stockton Mine, Westport

Located in the Buller Coalfield on the West Coast Stockton is the largest opencast mine in New Zealand.

The Role

We are looking for a qualified Electrician, with a proactive approach to site maintenance, who will be an important member of our team responsible for the operation and maintenance of all Fixed Plant including aerial ropeway and modern Coal Processing Plant.

Current roster pattern is Monday to Friday.  Ideally you will have extensive knowledge and understanding of maintenance processes and process control.      

We are keen to hear from you if you have:

  • A relevant trade qualification
  • Three or more years' practical experience in a related industry
  • A commitment to providing high-quality service
  • A safety focus and 'can do' attitude

Culture & Benefits

We are in an ideal position to support and develop careers for those looking to work in an exciting part of New Zealand's natural resources sector. In return we offer you an overriding commitment to safety and zero harm, a supportive work environment, a residential lifestyle (5/2) and a competitive remuneration package.

This role is located in Westport on the West Coast of the South Island and the successful candidate will be required to relocate to this beautiful part of New Zealand. Working and living on "the coast" offers a unique lifestyle. The spectacular native forests, mountain rivers, lakes and seacoast offer outstanding recreational opportunities such as fishing, skiing, tramping, kayaking and mountain biking.

To apply

If you are interested in the position, please email a copy of your resume including a cover letter to careers@bathurstresources.co.nz.  For further questions regarding this position, see the position description as attached and/or contact Maurice Watson, Fixed Plant & Logistics Manager on 03-788 9365

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

You must also have the right to legally live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

Applications close: 14 April 2019