Heavy Equipment Operator - Crushing

3 weeks ago
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Mission for this Position

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River property. Located in the Qikiqtani Region on Baffin Island, Nunavut, it’s one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations and we are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

We are a unique company with a strong management team. Our leadership team has amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects from community consultation and permitting, through to operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.

An individual who will operate heavy duty equipment in accordance with quality, safety and efficiency standards for an open pit surface mine and crushing plant.

Main Accountabilities

  • Perform all tasks assigned by the Supervisor in a safe and efficient manner.
  • To safely operate various heavy equipment units as have been trained and certified on.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate safety and operational issues before they arise.
  • To follow all procedures and policies as set by the company.
  • To fill out all forms required for daily operation of an assigned unit.
  • To follow the Safety Plan as specified by the company and to accept the training to do so.
  • Perform pre and post-operational checks of equipment as well as assisting and performing the basic care and maintenance on equipment as may be required
  • Compete all tasks assigned by your supervisor that may not apply to regular daily tasks.

Main Qualifications

  • Experience operating a crusher plant considered asset.
  • Experience operating a 988 or 992 Loaders and Skidsters Essential.
  • Has been assessed by the Company as proficient in the use of 2 different primary units within the crusher area including: Dozer, loader, Skid Steer and Excavator.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience operating heavy equipment.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Experience with equipment from CAT 777 and 793 Haul Trucks, D6 to D10 dozers, shovels, graders and other related support equipment considered an asset. 
  • Has been assessed by the Company as proficient in the use of 1 different primary units within the mine including Excavator, dozer, grader, rigid frame haul truck, drill, and loader.
  • Must have experience operating heavy Equipment units.
  • Applicants must have the relevant operator licenses.
  • Crusher feeding experience would be an asset.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50lbs.
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Work well within a team environment and be self-motivated.
  • Incorporates HS&E concepts into work activities and demonstrates concern for others health & safety (co-workers, clients, and sub trades).


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