Access Road and Lower Camps Lead Hand

Welcome to Newmont!

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.  

Our Brucejack operation is now recruiting for an Access Road and Lower Camps Lead Hand with a competitive wage of $59.55 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 10%.

The Access Road Lead Hand’s primary responsibility is to support the supervision’s daily plan for access road operational activities, teams, and crews to ensure the Brucejack Mine site and surrounding areas are adequately maintained to provide year-round operations. This position also takes a lead role supporting construction/contractors while assisting the Shipper/Receivers with logistical coordination of materials, equipment and supplies at Knipple camp in a safe and effective manner.

Perform the following duties with safety being the number one priority:

  • Oversees glacier / access road maintenance, and on-site projects as necessary.
  • Supports activities of workers and contractors engaged in operating equipment to move personnel, machinery, and supplies in and around the mine site as directed by their leadership.
  • Operate heavy equipment such as dozers, rock trucks, loaders and graders to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel, snow or other materials during operations activities in a skilled, safe and efficient manner.
  • Consults and collaborates with relevant personnel to establish daily work schedule.
  • Works closely with contractors to provide support as needed.
  • Conducts daily safety meetings as deemed necessary by their leaders.
  • Participates in any site-specific training.
  • Provides guidance to employees on work related matters to ensure tasks are clearly understood.
  • Addresses employee issues through consultation with Access Road and Lower Camps Supervisor, Superintendent, and Human Resources Department.
  • Fosters a positive team environment.
  • Develops and generates Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s) where required.
  • Ensure that pre-operational inspections on equipment are completed and paperwork is in order.
  • Other related duties as required.
  • Promote a professional team with respect to other departments.
  • Respect and uphold all rules and policies.

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  

A minimum of five (5) years civil construction or road maintenance experience in a remote mining operation. Experience working with and directing heavy equipment is necessary. Ability to read and direct from engineered drawings.


  • Moderate computer software skills (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Strong demonstrated supervisory, communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Time management, decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures.
  • TDG – transportation of dangerous goods
  • Valid driver licence, minimum class 5

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (camp) on 13 days on, 13 days off rotation, 2 travel days schedule.
  • 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.
  • Able to work in close quarters with the team.

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.