Truck Driver (Temporary)

Welcome to Newcrest! 

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. 

We recognize that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop, and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work. 

The Brucejack Mine is an operating underground gold and silver mine and is considered one of the highest-grade operating gold mines in the world. It is located 65 kilometers north of the town of Stewart in northern British Columbia.

The Opportunity

We currently have a temporary opportunity for a Truck Driver to join the Surface Operations team located at the Brucejack Mine in northern British Columbia.

Through guidance and consultation with the Road Access Superintendent and the Mine Manager this position ensures all 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:

  • Responsible for safely operating tandem axle, tridem axle trucks, tridem axle trailers, heavy haul 8×8 winch trucks and other off-road haulers.
  • Participate in pre-job meetings and toolbox meetings.
  • Preoperational inspection of vehicles, Preventative maintenance of vehicles and general cleanliness of vehicles
  • Completion of all logbooks, Field level risk hazard assessments, time sheets, bill of ladings
  • Transport all goods including equipment, freight, specialized mill parts, septic and more safely and securely.
  • Proper inspection of load securement and loads. Ensuring that all loads are not over capacity and secured properly.
  • Winching of trailers (scissor), camp modules, skids and other items
  • Occasionally responsible for collection of, transport of and disposal of sewage and site waste
  • Maneuverability of truck and or truck and trailer in tight spots and in poor weather conditions
  • Reporting of all defects, incidents and accidents and violations of law
  • Perform other duties to support the successful operation of the Brucejack Mine. 

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 hourly rate of $51.20 dependant on 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:

  • Minimum of Class 3 Drivers’ License with clean driver’s abstract. Some equipment may require a Class 1 Drivers’ License.
  • Minimum five (5) years hauling with proven experience.
  • Winch truck, Vacuum Truck and Off Highway operating experience is considered an asset.
  • Equipment hauling & camp hauling experience is preferred.


  • Strong knowledge of regulations and log books
  • Strong knowledge of hazardous goods and handling
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Ability to operate under pressure and in severe weather conditions
  • Must be mechanically inclined and able to trouble shoot in field.
  • Able to read, understand, and follow safety procedures & policies.
  • Drug and alcohol free company, must pass and obey regulations
  • Detail and results oriented with the ability to adhere to shifting priorities and deadlines
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar position utilizing equipment specific to operations

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (camp) on a 13 days on, 13 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 the team

Our commitment to you

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving. 

Newcrest’s commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both 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. 

Next Steps

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.