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De Beers Group of Companies has a temporary opportunity for an individual to join the Mine Operations Department at the Gahcho Kué Mine Site based in the Northwest Territories. Reporting to the Mining Supervisor and working a two (2) week in / two (2) week out rotation, this position is responsible for operating heavy mobile equipment such as mine haul trucks, large track dozers, large wheel loaders, excavators, and shovels to maximize the mine production of ore and waste in the mine pit. The ideal candidate is one who is committed to safe work practices and strives for zero harm. If you are looking for the opportunity to work for a stable company, at a safe and established mine, we want to hear from you.
Safely and skillfully operating a variety of heavy mobile equipment and attachments to excavate, grade and move hard rock;
Conducting daily safety checks and inspections of the equipment before operating;
Monitoring equipment and reporting any problems according to mine operating procedures;
Following company procedures and standards such as safety, environmental, and code of conduct; and
Communicating effectively via two-way radio.
Reporting to the Mine Supervisor, the role is based in the Mine Operations department. This is a site-based position with a 14 days in/14 days out rotation and is a temporary 2-year contract position.
High school diploma or equivalent life skills;
On-the-job training and experience, resulting in being qualified to run at least three of the following pieces of equipment:
Excavators/Shovel (PC5500/2000/1250/390/210) Loaders (WA1200/900/600/500), Dozers/Rubber Tire Dozers, Graders, and/or Haul Trucks (980/930/830)
Three (3) years’ experience in the mining industry, at remote sites and in open pit mines, would be seen as an asset;
Ability to safely work 12-hour day and night shifts on a rotational basis; and
Ability to work in a safety-oriented, fast-paced, cross-cultural environment.
This is not a training position and only those that meet the above requirements will be considered;
Applicants will need to list make and model numbers of equipment they are qualified to operate on their resume;
Preference will be given to Members of the Deninu Kué, Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation, North Slave Métis Alliance, Northwest Territory Métis Nation, Tlicho Government, or Yellowknives Dene First Nation, followed by non-indigenous residents of the Northwest Territories.
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Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.
Referral incentive applicable: This opportunity is open to a paid referral incentive according to the Employee Referral Policy (HRM.AD.21.00). Referral incentives are applicable to De Beers Group internal employees only.