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Mill Maintenance- E&I Planner

Kershaw, South Carolina, United States
Closing date
Jul 9, 2024

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Company Description

OceanaGold is a growing intermediate gold and copper producer committed to safely and responsibly maximizing the generation of Free Cash Flow from our operations and delivering strong returns for our shareholders.

We have a portfolio of four operating mines: the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America; Didipio Mine in the Philippines; and the Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand. Our operations are supported by a global workforce with significant exploration, development and operating experience.

Our Purpose is mining gold for a better future. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology which connects communities around the world. Our activities also contribute to economic growth and improved health and education outcomes in the regions where we operate. We provide direct employment for over 3,700 people and indirect employment for many more.

Our Vision is to be a company people trust, want to work and partner with, supply and invest in, to create value. This Vision is brought to life by our Values - Care, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork - which put our people, host communities, the environment and our stakeholders at the forefront of our decision-making.

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OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our careers website:

Job Description

Responsible for all processing area electrical and instrumentation planning activities. This position combines the responsibilities for E&I technicians, schedule execution, continuous improvement, and staffing to ensure company standards are maintained. Perform difficult and complex electrical and instrumentation/control installation and repair on Crushing, Conveying, Grinding, Gold Recovery, and Water Treatment Facilities. Ensure work is completed following appropriate and applicable provisions of the National Electric Code (NEC) and National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA 70). Perform other duties as directed by the Maintenance Superintendent.
  • Ensures that all tasks comply with Company health and safety requirements and policies and procedures and strengthens the culture of safety in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate safety awareness.
  • Participate in safety meetings and site safety programs.
  • Assure effective cost and manpower controls through a formal and continuing maintenance management program.
  • Maintain network communication between equipment, controls, field hardware, and DCS system.
  • Respond to emergency situations during off hours as required.
  • Review and provide input and suggestions on new system requirements.
  • Participate in safety programs and coordinate the training of assigned staff.
  • Develop training, instruction, and evaluation to entry and journey-level electrical/instrumentation personnel.
  • Work effectively with others.
  • Operate Department vehicles.
  • Prepare written and verbal reports, memorandums, and correspondence.
  • Assist in preparing annual budget.
  • Develop the plan to provide supervision and management of internal & external resources outside of normal business hours when required for shutdowns and other major works.


  • Relevant Electrical Engineering Degree or Certificate (preferred but not required)
  • Current Driver License
  • Previous planning experience in a continuous production/process plant environment.
  • Has significant experience of fixed equipment, crushing, grinding, milling plant, rotating equipment, and pressure vessels.
  • 5-10 years of Industrial Electrical and Instrumentation experience
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • Experience in Electrical and Instrumentation Preventative maintenance programs.
  • Other Criteria:
  • Satisfactory results from the prescribed medical examination and psychological appraisal which may indicate fitness and ability to carry out prescribed tasks to required performance and safety standards.
  • Production of a satisfactory security clearance.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see.
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the workday.
  • Occasionally may be required to work early morning or evening hours to meet global organizational needs.
  • Work is in a surface mine plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our careers website:

Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.


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