Steam Truck Operator (Union – 986360)

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 Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George, Smithers, and Calgary, AB.  

The Red Chris Mobile Maintenance team is now recruiting for the position of Steam Truck Operator with a competitive hourly rate of $33.17. The offered base salary will be determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills and competencies with consideration to internal equity. 

We are seeking an individual for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity working on a two weeks in, two weeks out rotation.  

About You  

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:   

We are looking for a Steam Truck Operator to join the Mobile Maintenance team. Reporting to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor, the responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Operating steam truck and pressure washing units to properly clean production, service, and support equipment.
  • Working outside during all seasons / weather with water, on 12 hours shifts, rotating between day and nightshift
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to decrease wash times and streamline work processes
  • Report deficiencies and provide feedback on all equipment after washing
  • Use of computer to input timesheets, work order notes, equipment cleanliness information, and shift turn over notes
  • Assist with other maintenance activities as required

The successful candidate will be a team player with strong Verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently once familiar with the role requirements. In addition, you will have:

  • A Valid Class 3 driver’s license – preferably with airbrakes endorsement
  • A Strong commitment to Safety and the ability to adhere to all Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Experience related to Steam Truck Operator or Wash Bay Attendant specific training is preferred
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Be able to work outside, wearing appropriate personnel protective equipment in all seasons
  • Competency driving a vehicle with a standard transmission required
  • Must be capable of working at heights and in confined spaces
  • Physically capable of lifting (50lbs), carrying, bending, twisting, crouching and kneeling in a physically demanding and fast paced environment

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, 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.  

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.    

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.