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Fixed Plant Operator - Stockton Mine

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.

To Strengthen our Fixed Plant Team, we are filling several positions of:

Fixed Plant Operator

The person filling this position has a proactive approach to site maintenance and plant operations. He/she will be an important member of our team responsible for operating and maintaining of all Fixed Plant including an aerial ropeway and modern Coal Handling Processing Plant.

Ideally you will have a good knowledge of plant operations and maintenance.


5/2 Mon-Fri, 9- hour day/night shifts

We are keen to hear from you if you have:

  • Secondary education
  • Medium to high level of fitness
  • Preferably a Maintenance Background
  • Basic level of understanding of computers
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Good communication skills

To apply:

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

All applicants will be required to undergo a Pre-Employment Medical Assessment and Drug and Alcohol Testing.

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