Operator 2 - Ore Handling

7 days ago
Job ID
Job Category
Ore Handling
Job Type

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 of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations.


We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and 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.


We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.


Please note: this is a permanent position requiring a 2 week Fly - In, Fly-Out Rotation


This position is responsible for the safe operation of equipment.

Main Accountabilities

Perform all tasks assigned by the Supervisor.

  • To safely operate various heavy equipment units as have been trained and certified on.
  • 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


Environmental/Physical Demands: 

  • Work in extreme low temperatures down to minus 40 Celsius.
  • Physically able to use all standard hand tools and lifting up to 25 kg.
  • Operation of equipment for 12 hour long daily shifts for a two week period.


Main Qualifications

Has been assessed by the Company as proficient in the use of 2 different primary units within Site Services equipment including but not limited to:

  • Crane
  • Dozer
  • Grader
  • Tractor/Trailer
  • Bus
  • Container handler
  • Loader
  • Telehandler




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