Light Equipment Operators – Brucejack Mine – Travel and Camp Accommodations

Newmont, one of the world’s leading gold mining company, is currently accepting expressions of interest for temporary Light Equipment Operators in the Surface Ops team at Brucejack Mine in Northwestern British Columbia. This opportunity offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and on-site accommodations with a range of amenities. Join a team where safety and wellbeing are top priorities.

Light Equipment Operators - Brucejack Mine - Travel and Camp Accommodations
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  • Travel allowance and transportation arrangements to and from the site
  • Competitive salary based on experience, skills, and qualifications
  • Comprehensive benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Comfortable on-site accommodations with private washrooms
  • Access to TV, Wi-Fi, gym, recreational activities, golf simulator, fitness and yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, hiking groups, and a fully equipped music room
  • Drug and alcohol-free work environment with mandatory pre-employment testing

Responsibilities of the Light Equipment Operators include,

  • Operate light equipment such as bobcat, skid steer, crew truck, small excavators, and other light vehicles
  • Perform loading, hauling, and unloading of various equipment, materials, and supplies
  • Assess loads and read load limit charts
  • Complete safe work tasks including Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) and Field-Level Risk and Hazard Assessment (FLRHA)
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment
  • Conduct pre- and post-operational checks, clean, lubricate, and refill equipment as necessary
  • Prepare the working area, adhere to job safety requirements, and keep the work site safe and free of hazards
  • Set up and inspect equipment prior to use, report safety concerns
  • Participate in site-specific training as required
  • Promote and adhere to the company’s safety program
  • Attend daily safety meetings and inspections
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications for the Light Equipment Operators include,

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience as a light equipment operator or equivalent
  • Physically fit and able to perform physical labor
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, meet deadlines
  • Certification in WHMIS
  • Experience working in a remote mining camp site is an asset
  • First Aid/Mine Rescue Training is an asset
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions for extended periods
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods, up to 12 hours
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Ability to operate various light machinery safely and efficiently
  • Ability to work in a noisy, dusty environment for prolonged periods
  • Ability to work in areas of extreme weather conditions
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift
  • Maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts
  • Willingness to work on a 13 days on/13 days off rotation
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment medical screening

Located in Northwestern British Columbia, Brucejack Mine is now part of Newmont. Newmont has recently bought the Newcrest Mining company creating the world’s leading gold mining company.

If interested in applying for the Light Equipment Operator positions at Brucejack Mine, please click here to submit your resume and application.

Note: Only selected applicants will be contacted for the next phase of the hiring process and the interview.

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