Mine Operations Dispatcher (986766)

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 a Mine Operations Dispatcher with a competitive base salary between $63,000 – $73,100 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 10%.

The purpose of the position is to monitor the safe and efficient execution of the mine plan and to gather critical information. This position is a key point of contact to ensure smooth and efficient communication between stakeholder groups.

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

  • Balance workload and make decisions in consultation with other stakeholders to achieve safe production outcomes as dictated by daily, weekly and monthly plans.
  • Maximize the utilization and output of the mining fleet using the Fleet Management System (FMS) by identifying the gaps in process and liaising with mine operations team accordingly.
  • Take appropriate action where necessary to apply short interval controls to achieve the mine plan. 
  • Promote and actively participate in business improvements and ideas.
  • Capture, validate and record mine site data, shift and production reports using FMS.
  • Provide accurate information to ensure informed production decisions are being made as needed.
  • Serving as central communication personnel for mine production and safety, including emergency events
  • Utilize strong working relationships with shift supervisors to collaborate and optimize the daily mine plan during the shift in response to changing conditions and events.
  • Foster a positive and productive working relationship between team members and with other departments on site.
  • Process and transmit information and instructions to co-ordinate the activities of equipment operators, crews and equipment using a variety of computer-aided communications and dispatching equipment.
  • Receive, prepare, and relay work orders, information, and messages to and from work crews, supervisors and technical personnel.
  • Display behaviour consistent with Newmont’s Code of Conduct
  • Perform other related duties to support the successful operation of the Brucejack Mine
  • Understand and ensure compliance with safety policies and governmental safety regulations including Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, and WorksafeBC.
  • Perform other duties as required.