Bus Driver/Heavy Equipment Operator 1 – 986584

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 the position of Bus Driver/Heavy Equipment Operator with a competitive hourly rate of $52.06. The offered base salary will be determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills and competencies with consideration to internal equity. 

Purpose of the Role

Through guidance and consultation with the Surface Operations Supervisor and the Mine Manager this position ensures all equipment and safety guidelines are maintained to high industry standards.  As well as adhering to all health and safety regulations and company standards, policies and procedures.


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

  • Responsible for safely operating passenger busses, tandem axle, tridem axle trucks, tridem axle trailers, heavy haul 8×8 winch trucks and other off-road haulers.
  • Participate in pre-job meetings and tool box meetings
  • Pre operational inspection of vehicles, Preventative maintenance of vehicles and general cleanliness of vehicles
  • Completion of all log books, Field level risk hazard assessments, time sheets, bill of ladings
  • Transport all goods including equipment, freight, specialized mill parts, septic and more safely and securely
  • Proper inspection of load securement and loads. Ensuring that all loads are not over capacity and secured properly
  • Winching of trailers (scissor), camp modules, skids and other items
  • Occasionally responsible for collection of, transport of and disposal of sewage and site waste
  • Maneuverability of truck and or truck and trailer in tight spots and in poor weather conditions
  • Reporting of all defects, incidents and accidents and violations of law
  • Perform other 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   

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Minimum of Class 3 Drivers’ Licence with clean driver’s abstract. Some equipment may require a Class 1 Drivers’ Licence.
  • Minimum five (5) years hauling with proven experience.
  • Winch truck, Vacuum Truck and Off Highway operating experience is considered an asset
  • Equipment hauling & camp hauling experience is preferred.


  • Strong knowledge of regulations and log books
  • Strong knowledge of hazardous goods and handling
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Ability to operate under pressure and in severe weather conditions
  • Must be mechanically inclined and able to trouble shoot in field.
  • Able to read, understand, and follow safety procedures & policies.
  • Drug and alcohol free company, must pass and obey regulations
  • Detail and results oriented with the ability to adhere to shifting priorities and deadlines
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar position utilizing equipment specific to operations

Additional Information

  • 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
  • Able to work in close quarters with the team
  • Pretivm promotes a drug and alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing

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.