2024 Light Equipment Operator – Snow Removal (Expression of Interest) –

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.  

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance, and a shared belief that what we do matters. 

The Opportunity:

We are currently accepting expressions of interest for temporary Light Equipment Operators in our Surface Ops team, supporting the success of the Brucejack Mine in Northwestern, British Columbia.

The successful candidates will perform the following duties, with safety being the number one priority:

  • Operating light equipment such but not limited to bobcat, skid steer, crew truck, small excavators or other light vehicles in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, materials, and supplies and the ability to assess loads and read load limit charts
  • Complete safe work tasks such as Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s) and (Field-Level Risk and Hazard Assessment) FLRHA
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment
  • Conduct pre- and post-operational checks on equipment, and clean, lubricate and refill the equipment as necessary
  • Prepare working area and adhere to all job safety requirements prior to starting work, keeping work site safe and free of hazards when possible
  • Set up and inspect equipment prior to use and report any safety concerns in a timely manner
  • Participate in any other site specific training as required by camp site managers
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program and encourage all employees, sub-contractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture
  • Attend daily safety meetings and inspections
  • Perform other related duties as required

What we offer: 

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations with private washrooms, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities including a golf simulator, high-intensity fitness classes, yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and hiking groups. You will also have access to a fully equipped music room while on site.     

All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:  

  • Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site  
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications  
  • Competitive Benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program 
  • Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities    

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.  

About You:

  • Have obtained a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract
  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience as a light equipment operator or equivalent experience
  • Must be physically fit with the ability to perform physical labor
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks, adhere to timelines and meet deadlines
  • Certification in workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS)
  • Experience working in a remote mining camp site an asset
  • First Aid/Mine Rescue Training is considered an asset
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions for an extended period of time
  • Ability to sit for a prolong period of time, up to 12 hours at times
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others to ensure the timely completion of tasks in a safe manner
  • Ability to follow instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Abilities to handle various light machineries in a safe and controlled manner
  • Ability to work in an ever-changing work environment with competing deadlines
  • Ability to operate various light equipment machineries and maneuver in tight spaces
  • Ability to operate in a noisy, dusty environment for a prolong period of time 
  • Work at remote location (camp) on a 13 days on/13 days off rotation
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift
  • Be able maintain high levels of performance over 12 hour shifts
  • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions

Our commitment to you:

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.  

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.