2024 Surface Labourer – Snow Removal (Expression of Interest) – 986618

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 Surface Labourers 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:

  • Waste rock removal stacking operations and general laboring
  • Site clean-up including: garbage pick-up and general cleanup
  • Load and unload materials and move materials to designated work areas
  • Assist tradespersons such as carpenters and other construction and site activities
  • Level earth to fine grade specifications using rake and shovel
  • Assist in demolishing buildings using prying bars and other tools, and sort, clean and pile salvaged materials
  • Remove and dispose of rubble and other mine debris using rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and other equipment
  • Participate in any other site specific training
  • Perform other related duties to support the successful operation of the Brucejack Mine.

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:

The ideal candidate for this role, has completed a High school diploma or GED. Candidates with relevant general labor work experience in an industrial or mining environment and a valid Class 5 Drivers' License are preferred. Previous experience operating light equipment is also considered an asset.

  • Physically fit, able to lift 50lbs
  • Be able to follow all safe work practices
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work long shifts outside in variable mountain weather conditions
  • Certification in workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) is considered an asset
  • TDG – transportation of dangerous goods is considered an asset
  • 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
  • Be 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.