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Stockton Mine - Auto Electrician

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.

The Role

Reporting to the Mobile Plant Supervisor, these roles are responsible for performing (electrical) repairs and maintenance 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

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Trades Qualification as an Auto-Electrician
  • Experience in the Mining Industry preferred
  • A strong Health and Safety focus
  • Proven diagnostic and installation skills on heavy equipment
  • Passion for improvement and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Excellent attendance record

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.

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

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: 7 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.