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Stockton Mine - Heavy Diesel Mechanic

About Us

Bathurst Resources Ltd currently operates Stockton Opencast Mine which 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. 

The Role

Reporting to the Mobile Plant Supervisor, this role is responsible for maintenance and repairs for all mobile mining plant and equipment, with a commitment to comply with Health, Safety and Environment standards.

Current roster options are:

  • 7-on-7-off Sat-Fri (12 hours shifts, 5 night shifts every 4 weeks)
  • 5/2 Mon-Fri (10 hours) rotating days and afternoon shifts

The successful candidate will ideally have recent experience in a similar position and be looking for an opportunity to join a progressive team to develop their skills and experience.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Trades Qualification as a Heavy Diesel Mechanic
  • Experience in the Mining Industry preferred
  • A strong Health and Safety focus
  • Proven diagnostic skills on heavy equipment
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Tidiness and good housekeeping is a must have

The Mobile Plant Team is a department with a variety of on-going tasks, focused on maintaining a productive mobile plant fleet.

How to apply

To find out more about our wider business please visit www.bathurst.co.nz

If you are interested in this position please email a copy of your resume including a cover letter to careers@bathurst.co.nz.

Applications close: 8 March 2021

A Pre-Employment medical including Drug and Alcohol testing is part of the recruitment process.

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