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Maintenance and Asset Planner - Stockton Mine

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.

We are filling the role of 

Maintenance and Asset Planner

The Role

Reporting to the Mobile Plant Manager, you will develop and maintain the Stockton Mine mobile plant maintenance and major component schedules. The established maintenance plans will minimise Mobile Plant breakdowns whilst ensuring budgets and target availability are managed. 

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.

We are looking for someone that has:

  • Relevant trades or maintenance planning qualification
  • Technical knowledge of heavy equipment and workshop operations is essential
  • Great planning and problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate computer skills in Excel and Word
  • Good communication skills
  • Positive attitude, motivated and enthusiastic

The Mobile Plant Team is a department with a variety of on-going tasks, focused on the planning and development of the open cast coal mine.

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 at our Stockton Mine, 45 minutes north of 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. We will assist with the relocation. 

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.

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Bathurst Resources/BT Mining is committed to maintaining the health and safety of our team. Accordingly, applicants for this role will be asked to participate in a number of pre-employment checks. You will also be required to pass an alcohol and drug screening test, complete a satisfactory medical examination, and authorise us to complete a criminal history check. We may also require you to provide evidence of your eligibility to work in New Zealand.