Ekati Diamond Mine is part of Lac de Gras Diamond Project located south of Canadian Arctic Border about 300 km northeast of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The Arctic Canadian Diamond Company Ltd. is a Canadian diamond mining company owns a controlling interest in the Ekati Diamond Mine.
It is Canada’s own first surface and underground diamond mine which began in 1998. Current mining life expectancy for Ekati Diamond Mine is through 2028 due to the addition of new open pit mining project at Point Lake.
Ekati’s fleet include following heavy equipment.
- Cat 730 & 745, Tractor Trailer & Tandems
- IT28, IT38 and IT62 Loaders
- 992, 988 and 950 loaders
- 329/374/390/375 Excavators
- 77, 730 Rock Trucks
- 14/16/18 M Graders
- D6/D10 Dozers
- 100t and 180t Caterpillar Haul Trucks
- Various forklifts
- Skid Steers
- Zoom Booms
- Genie Lifts
- 5 ton Flat Deck Truck
- Cube Van
- Lube Truck
Due to Ekati Diamond Mine’s extreme geographical location, only access to the site is via airplane. You will be on a 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off work schedule with flights from designated hubs in Alberta and British Columbia. These fly in fly out remote camp mining jobs are not for everyday workers. You must be willing to work in brutal arctic winter conditions for the work rotation. Great pay and benefits to those who are brave and selected for these regular full time positions.
Available job positions at Ekati Diamond Mine include following. Note that positions may updated as they fill the quota.
- General Heavy Equipment Operators
- Equipment Operators – Utility 1
- Equipment Operators – Utility 2
- Equipment Operators – Support
- Equipment Operators – Haul Truck
- Diamond Specialist
- HVAC Technician
- Boiler Operator
- Process Plant Assistant
- Environmental Team
If you are interested in applying to one of the fly in fly out remote camp mining jobs at Ekati Diamond Mine with Arctic Canadian Diamond Company, click here to submit your application. Then select the position you are interested in and complete the application process.