Heavy Equipment Operator – 986478

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 Heavy Equipment Operator with a competitive hourly rate of $45.27. 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

The purpose of the position is to support surface, underground operations and construction projects to ensure operations and development of the mine site and underground continue to operate and are developed and maintained in the highest safe and effective manner.



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

  • Operate heavy equipment such as backhoes, bulldozers, rock trucks, loaders and graders to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel or other materials during construction and operations activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Operate bulldozers, snowcats or other heavy equipment to build or maintain roads on surface
  • Operate heavy equipment to move, load and unload cargo using rigging practices, forks and fork lifts and the ability to assess loads and read load limit charts
  • Complete safe work tasks, JHAs, FLRHA
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment and clean, lubricate and refill equipment
  • 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
  • Perform minor repairs and maintenance on equipment being operated
  • Participate in any other site specific training
  • 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  

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:   


  • Heavy equipment operator certification with a valid driver’s license


  • Experience in more than one piece of equipment
  • Previous experience with project specific equipment
  • Previous camp experience an asset
  • Some high school, college or industry courses in heavy equipment operating combined with on-the-job training are required.
  • Certification in workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS)
  • TDG – transportation of dangerous goods
  • Internal company certification or sign off may be required


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.