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Heavy Equipment Operator - Dozer / Grader / Excavator

Position Profile

Summary

Job Title: Dozer / Grader / Excavator Operators - Mining

Location: Northeast British Columbia

Language of Work: English

Start Date: When filled

Schedule / Terms of Employment: 12-hour shifts, (7 days on / 7 days off) 2x 30-minute breaks per shift

Primary Purpose

The Dozer/Grader/Excavator Operators will be responsible for providing support to mine operations in an active open pit coal mine.

Company Information

Conuma is a leading Canadian producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry.  In 2016, Conuma acquired Walter Energy’s Canadian assets, which consisted of three metallurgical coal mines in northeast British Columbia. These mines now make up the company’s Canadian operations. The company is well-positioned to meet the world’s growing demand for metallurgical coal products. With ready access to both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Conuma is able to serve customers in South America, Europe and Asia.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate tracked D10 dozers, D11 dozers to efficiently manage dumps, move coal and perform other tasks as required
  • Operate 16H Graders to level and maintain mine haul roads
  • Operate CAT 385 Excavator to safely and efficiently load haul trucks
  • Operate 5500, 3000 shovels and Letourneau loaders to safely and efficiently load haul trucks
  • Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner, perform pre-trip checks and complete FLHA's on a regular basis
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 2+years in a mining environment
  • Recent working experience in similar roles within the mining industry, experience in hard rock preferred
  • Valid driver's license preferred
  • First Aid / Mine Rescue Training is considered an asset
  • Physically fit with the ability to perform physical labor
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to learn

Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of 2+years in a mining environment
  • Recent working experience in similar roles within the mining industry, experience in hard rock preferred
  • Valid driver's license preferred

Work Location / Travel

Conuma’s properties are located in North-Eastern BC, amongst some of the most beautiful surroundings in North America. At the Tumbler Ridge UNESCO Global Geopark, employees can enjoy almost limitless hiking amongst some of Canada’s biggest waterfalls, ride through ATV and snowmobile trails, explore 97 million-year-old dinosaur footprints, ski cross-country trails, play ice-hockey, swim indoors and out, cycle and enjoy the sense of community only a small town provides. An hour and a quarter away, Chetwynd is famous for its chainsaw wood carvings, First Nations Bands and offers a range of kayaking, snowmobiling and rock climbing opportunities. Local amenities include medical centres, retail and grocery stores, bars and restaurants with events held through the year. Regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with vastly reduced costs of living, North Eastern British Columbia is the outdoor paradise our employees are proud to call home.

  • Employee bus transport is available from Tumbler Ridge / Chetwynd
  • Please be aware no camp facilities are available

Wage and Benefits

Conuma Coal provides competitive wages and benefits. Benefits include paid vacation, RRSP matching and extended healthcare.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to Careers@ConumaCoal.com, mentioning the job title you are applying for in the subject line, and indicating your authorization to work in Canada (work permit, permanent resident or Canadian).

 

Conuma Coal Resources is an equal opportunity employer

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Application Process

To apply to this position please send your cover letter and resume to:

careers@conumacoal.com
Posted:

February 25, 2018

Application Deadline: