Temporary Waste Management Operator – 985943

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 temporary Waste Management Operator with a competitive wage of $37.84 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity.

The purpose of the Waste Management Operator is to safely and effectively manage and operate all aspects of waste-management while reporting within the guidelines of applicable regulations and the site Waste Management Plan.

This includes, but is not limited to, the proper operation of the incinerator and maintaining plant components.

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

  • Receiving all waste streams from site. Performing waste sorting, segregation, and bulk/consolidation.
  • Maintaining the waste management laydown area in a safe and orderly fashion, in accordance with the Waste Management Plan.
  • Labeling all waste for storage or transport, in accordance with WHMIS, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, and site requirements.
  • Perform audits on existing procedures/protocols and provide recommendations on improving system operations and addressing safety concerns.
  • Packaging outgoing shipments of waste properly and ensuring regulatory paperwork is completed, accurate, and included. Filling out all waste manifests for offsite shipping.
  • Operate incinerator as per specifications.
  • Complete daily inspections of incinerator.
  • Placing contaminated soil in designated waste bin; Coaching Colleagues in proper waste handling.
  • Tracking all movement of waste on site in a waste inventory.
  • Preparing all waste backhauls and delivering loads to hauler as needed; and
  • Other relevant duties as required.
  • Monitor wood burning process.

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  
  • 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:   

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of waste management process.
  • Previous experience in waste management at a remote industrial location.
  • Experience with packaging, labelling, and tracking hazardous and dangerous goods.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety, including WHMIS.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (English);
  • Strong computer software skills (i.e., spreadsheet and data base tracking/monitoring applications);
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and decision-making skills.
  • Working knowledge of an eco-waste solutions incinerator is an asset; &
  • Cross cultural awareness with an understanding and sensitivity of the challenges associated with differences in cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Certificate in Transpiration of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

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.