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Mine Operator - Rotowaro 10240

About Us:

Bathurst Resources is New Zealand’s largest specialist coal mine company. We produced over 2.2 million tonnes of coal each year and proudly employ over 550 people.  About 80 percent of our production is used for steel making of which one third is used by a local Kiwi steel mill. Our high-quality, thermal-grade coal fuels are used to help drive the engines of many iconic South Island food and dairy businesses.

The Rotowaro coalfield and opencast mine is the second largest opencast coal mine in New Zealand and is located 10km west of Huntly. We are also only 40km from Raglan and 40km from Hamilton – the city life or the beach life are both accessible from our mine.

We are culturally diverse and maintain a strong health and safety focus. You dig, they dig, we all dig doing things right! We have our peoples’ best interests in mind and welcome you to put yourself forward to join our team if you have experience driving mobile heavy equipment.

Send in your CV and setup a phone chat with us, so we can answer your questions!

Be Safe – Be Accountable – Be a Team – Be Real

We can offer you:

  • Excellent team environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Life, TPD and medical insurance
  • The right equipment for the job and an opportunity to add new skills to your kit bag!

The Opportunity:

Our team in Rotowaro are looking for experienced, permanent full-time Mine Operators to join the team.

Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, you will operate a range of mobile heavy equipment and vehicles.

Is it time to dig a little deeper in your career path? Do you consider yourself a top-grade operator? Experienced staff in either mining, forestry or civil industries are what we’re looking for, and you can either have a solid background in:

-          Dozer operation

  • o   CAT D8 – D11

-          Excavator operation

  • o   100t – 400t (any larger excavators above 100t)

-          Grader operation

  • o   CAT 16H

-          Dump truck operation

  • o   CAT 777
  • o   CAT 789
Or if you’re a superstar, experience operating all of them!

We also would love to speak with you if you  have experience in drilling.

What’s in it for you:

  • A company who value their people and pay well for experience!
  • You will work a rotating roster of day and night shifts (6 and 3 roster)
  • Awesome benefits for you and your family to enjoy - Health and Life Insurance
  • Permanent position and guaranteed hours
  • Growth and development opportunities – operate different machinery

What you will bring to the role:

  • Experience operating heavy mobile machinery, multi skilled operators will be highly regarded.
  • Suitable heavy machine operating experience
  • Strong focus on health and safety not only for yourself, but your colleagues also
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude and the ability to think for yourself
  • Be reliable, honest and a flexible team player

 To apply - CLICK HERE

Please note successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

We will begin shortlisting for the role as we receive applications and may choose a successful candidate prior to the close date. Advertising will run for 30 days or less if the role is filled prior.