Mill Trainer – 986413

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 Mill Trainer with a competitive base salary between $105,000 to $120,000 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 10%.

Reporting to the Training Superintendent, the purpose of this role is to provide best operating practices & safety skills to mill and surface employees. It also includes tracking, program improvements and support for line management’s implementation of the Brucejack Safety Management System to ensure sustainment of Newcrest H&S requirements, compliance with legislation and alignment with industry best practice.

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

  • Partnering with operational leaders to support and provide advice on the proactive management of key H&S risks onsite
  • Participate in the development of the training & safety modules, policies & standard operating procedures for the Mill Operations.
  • Develop checks lists & operating training manuals for both stationary and mobile equipment.
  • Develop & maintain training & development material & program for the Mill department.
  • Develop & promote safety practices.
  • Develop training plans.
  • Assist the superintendents to establish measurable goals & levels of competency for each position & trainees.
  • Develop and use training guides for the mill circuits.
  • Conduct in class training.
  • Provide trainees with timely feedback and coaching.
  • Maintain training documentation and ensure that records are kept up to date.
  • Register all required paperwork with appropriate agencies in regard to operator & maintenance personnel training
  • Maintain a mill training registry.
  • Ensure training activities and frequency are conducted in accordance with safety regulations & established standards.
  • Conduct annual training needs analysis & update.
  • Assist superintendents & supervisors to identify talent & develop career paths & provide progressive training to maintain skilled employees.
  • Participate in root cause analysis and incident investigation as required.
  • Writes clear & concise work procedures
  • Support implementation and maintenance of routine H&S risk assessment, control and management processes.
  • Make recommendations to improve production, training and H&S.
  • Support and encourage workers to stop work considered an immediate threat to health or safety.
  • Participate in safety hazard and management system assurance activities to confirm that site safety requirements are in place and effective. Monitor and provide feedback on compliance with safety-critical procedures (e.g., confined space, permit to work).
  • • Use the data management systems (LMS) to maintain up to date training records.
  • • Produce training reports for the training department and for mill management and mill supervisors.

    Communicate, engage with and influence superintendents, supervisors and workers as a ‘trusted advisor’ to mitigate risk and optimize worker performance and health & safety:

  • Conducts Visible Felt Leadership (VFL) interactions
  • Ensure training includes safe work practices and job or work place risks and how to control them
  • Attend departmental safety meetings and toolboxes.
  • Prepare training and information material to develop safety skills and awareness in workers, supervisors and superintendents, such as LOTO, confined space and Mill Orientation training.
  • Maintain strong relationships with the mill workforce, mill management, and contracting partners.
  • Ensure currency of own safety technical knowledge and knowledge of industry practice

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:  

  • Knowledge of surface, mill & underground operations. Experience as a Mill Control Room Operator preferred.
  • Familiar with the BC Mines Acts & Regulations
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experienced in writing procedures.
  • Excellent classroom training and presentation skills,
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills with the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • Possess Train the Trainer qualifications.
  • 5-10 years of experience working in a mill.
  • College diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of industrial hygiene.

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (camp) on a 14 days on/14 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 a 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.