Site Services Equipment Operator / Labourer

Employer:
Newcrest Mining Limited
Posted
Dec. 3, 2019, 8:23 a.m.
Closing
Dec. 20, 2019, 7:35 a.m.

Newcrest Mining Limited, a global mining company and Australia’s largest gold producer has recently expanded its footprint into British Columbia as the operator of a Joint Venture company, Newcrest Red Chris Mining Limited.  At our Red Chris mine we are recruiting Site Services Equipment Operator/Labourer to join our Site Services Department.  This position is for work at the remote Red Chris mine located 80 km south of Dease Lake, BC, on the traditional territory of the Tahltan.  The successful applicant will be required to work and stay in camp during their shift rotation.  We offer a number of designated flight marshalling points within BC.  Qualified applicants from the local communities are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Site Services Supervisor responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Strong commitment and adherence to all Safety Policies and Procedures

Operating equipment and general labour duties

Working closely with all departments equipment and facilities that are integral to the mine site

Assisting crew in installing pumps and piping around site

Working outside of machine using hand tools

Qualifications and Experience

Grade 12 diploma or equivalent

Valid Class 5 Drivers License required

Mechanical aptitude and experience

5 years experience on Excavator, Loader, Dozer

Must be able to work with minimal supervision once familiar with requirements

Ability to perform tasks that require strength and stamina in extreme weather conditions

A team player that works well with others

Strong oral and written communication skills

Mining experience is an asset

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