• Operator 2 - Multi Skilled

    Posted Date 5 days ago(1/14/2019 12:26 PM)
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    Operations Management
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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.


    • To operate heavy duty equipment (haul truck, dozer, grader, shovel, drill, excavator) in accordance with quality, safety and efficiency standards for an open pit surface mine. Thus meeting the objectives of the mine while maximizing the economic mining life of the Mines through prudent recovery of existing known resources. This position reports to the functional operations supervisor.

    Main Accountabilities

    • Perform all tasks assigned by the functional supervisor.
    • To safely operate various heavy equipment (haul truck, dozer, grader, shovel, drill, excavator) units as have been certified on.
    • To follow individually designed training plan based on existing skill set and previous experience.
    • 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 Operation of equipment for 12 hour long daily shifts for a two-week period.


    Main Qualifications

    Minimum Requirement:

    • Completion of Grade 12 education or GED equivalent preferred
    • Capacity to work under pressure, work with physical and environmental demands
    • Being able to follow and commit to a pre-determined training plan


    • Class 1 or AZ Driver’s License with off-road driving experience preferred
    • Minimum of 1-year experience with field operating equipment preferred
    • Must have experience working in remote and isolated locations
    • Incorporates HS&E concepts into work activities and demonstrates concerns for others health & Safety (Coworkers, clients, and sub trades.)
    • Prefer experience with heavy haul truck background
    • Candidates with operating experience on off road haul truck, dozer, grader, shovel, drill, excavator


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