Red Seal – Heavy Equipment Operator, Crane

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 Red Seal – Heavy Equipment Operator, Crane with a competitive wage of $58.85 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 10%.

This position is located within the Surface Operations Department and reports to the Surface Operations Supervisor or designate.

Through guidance and consultation with the Surface Operations Supervisors, and the Mine Manager this position ensures all crane, 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:

  • Operate mobile cranes to lift, move, position or place equipment and materials, 120-ton crane experience preferred
  • Facilitation of training across the team in regards to rigging and crane safety
  • Perform pre-operational inspection, and calculate crane capacities and weight to prepare for rigging and hoisting
  • Operate mobile cranes to move and place construction, Mining Materials, and equipment in a range of areas around Brucejack
  • Perform routine maintenance work such as cleaning and lubricating cranes.
  • Operate heavy equipment such as Excavators, bulldozers, rock trucks, loaders, graders and
  • Skid steers to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel, or other materials during operations in a safe and efficient manner
  • Operate heavy equipment to move, load and unload cargo using rigging practices, forks and forklifts and the ability to assess loads and read load limit charts
  • Complete safe work tasks, FLHAs, JHAs and follow SOPs.
  • Prepare working area and adhere to all job safety requirements prior to starting work, keeping work site safe and free of hazards

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  

  • Red Seal endorsement for hydraulic mobile crane.
  • A Class 1 driver’s license would be an asset
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar position utilizing equipment specific to operations
  • Mobile crane operators may require a provincial license to drive mobile cranes on public roads
  • Strong knowledge of safety procedures within the construction field
  • Detail and results oriented with the ability to adhere to shifting priorities and deadlines

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (camp) on 13 days on 13 days off rotation and 2 travel days
  • 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.