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Survey Technician 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 someone with proven surveying experience ideally in an open cast mine, who will be an important member of our Technical Services Team responsible for assisting the Surveyor in surveying the Stockton mine.

Current roster pattern is Monday to Friday.  Ideally you will have a formal technical qualification and experience in using GPS and survey equipment.     

Skills and Requirements

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Secondary education
  • High level of fitness and outdoor skills
  • Proven surveying experience
  • Intermediate computer literacy
  • A commitment to providing high-quality service
  • A safety focus and ‘can do’ attitude

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

How to apply

If you are interested in this position please email a copy of your resume including a cover letter including which position to careers@bathurstresources.co.nz.  For further questions regarding one of these positions, contact Tom Lucas, Technical Services Manager 03 788 9704

Successful candidates will be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and a pre-employment medical.

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

Applications close:  6 May 2019