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As the heavy industry and mining recruiting experts, we work in partnership with the mining, heavy industrial, bulk chemical production, power and primary industries and have gained a reputation for making unparalleled matches between jobseekers and employers.

We always have a comprehensive range of resources & mining jobs available in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier-Hastings, Dunedin, etc.  

Operating from offices across New Zealand, we have a broad network and meet with more employers to ensure we always have a range of exciting vacancies on offer with engineering companies, contractors and large mining principals. This puts us in a strong position to help you achieve your career ambitions.

Resources & Mining jobs we recruit for

We have a comprehensive range of mining jobs available, from mining operations jobs such as geologist, pit technician, surveyor and maintenance jobs, to heavy industrial construction jobs such as contracts administrator, project manager, mechanical and electrical engineer, miningengineer, OH&S and FIFO (fly-in-fly-out) jobs. 

We also recruit for trades and labour jobs in the resources and mining industry, such as HV electrician, mill operator, driller, welder/boilermaker and rigger jobs. So, whether you are looking for a permanent position, contract role or temporary assignment, we’ll connect you with the right job for you.

Resources & Mining job market advice

Our consultants have unparalleled recruiting expertise and an in-depth knowledge of New Zealand’s resources & mining jobs market. This allows us to offer a range of career advice, ranging from CV tips to interview advice and typical salaries. It’s advice like this that allows us to guide you through every stage of your next job search as well as through your lifelong career.

An innovative approach to finding your next job in Resources & Mining

We’ve equipped our consultants with the latest innovative technology to ensure they can find the ideal match between candidate and job more quickly and effectively than ever before. This includes utilising data science tools and digital technologies through our ‘Find & Engage’ solution and investing in artificial intelligence techniques and machine learning tools.

Regardless of the resources and mining job you’re looking for, we believe that the right job can transform a person’s life and the right person can transform an organisation. We have the technology, depth of expertise and market insight to make that happen.

Start your job search, Search for resources and mining jobs below or speak to a recruiting expert at your local Hays office to find out more about our services.

Resources & Mining jobs we recruit for

Production Jobs
  • Underground Mining Engineer
  • Underground Geotechnical Engineer
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Driller
  • Drill & Blast Engineers 
  • Mining Planning Engineers
  • Shotfirers 
  • Open Pit Mining Engineers
  • Mining Managers 
  • Surveyors 
Process & Laboratory Jobs
  • Process Technician 
  • Sample Preparation Technician 
  • Laboratory Technician 
  • Metallurgist
  • Process Engineer
Fixed Plant Jobs
  • Electrician 
  • Electrical & Instrumentation Technician 
  • Planner 
  • Project Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer 
  • Electrical Engineer 
  • Mechanical Fitter 
  • Process Technician 
Safety & Training Jobs
  • Safety Advisors 
  • Safety Superintendents 
  • Electrical Safety Officer (ESO)
  • Trainer & Assessors 
  • Environmental Advisors 
Mobile Plant Jobs
  • Underground Heavy Diesel Fitter 
  • Heavy Diesel Fitter
  • Dump Truck Operator (DTO)
  • All Rounder
  • Excavator Operator
  • Boilermaker 
  • High Voltage Electrician 
  • Underground Auto Electrician 
  • Auto Electrician 
  • Light Vehicle (LV) Mechanic
Exploration Jobs
  • Rig Geologist 
  • Field Assistant
  • RC Driller 
  • Drill Fitter 
  • Project Geologist 
  • Exploration Geologist

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  7. While you wait for us to connect you with the right job, brush up on your interview skills.

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