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  • Post Date: November 30, 2021
Job Description
Department: Mine

Sub-department: Surface operations

Schedule: 14 days of work followed by 14 days off

Location: Renard Mine

Homeports : Val d’Or, Québec, Chibougamau-Chapais and St-Hubert Airports

Posting date: November 23, 2021

Deadline to apply: December 14, 2021



Stornoway is recruiting a Backhoe Operator (Shuffle CAT 349). Reporting to the Mine Open pit Supervisor, the Backhoe Operator will be responsible for the following activities:


Main responsibilities

  • Operate the hammer used to feed the crusher;
  • Operate the backhoe to perform work related to the MPKC;
  • Safely operate the equipments;
  • Ensure the activity-related tasks are performed efficiently and safely;
  • Work closely with the supervisors, technical department, operators and teammates;
  • Secure the work area;
  • Actively participate in the planning, health and safety and training meetings
  • Adequately complete daily reports and other documents
  • Follow the work-related laws, rules and procedures
  • Perform all other related tasks



  • Vocational diploma (DEP) in Heavy Equipment Operation with relevant experience operating a bulldozer, scoop, grader and small loader;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license;
  • Valid General Explosives Permit;
  • Exemplary attitude regarding Health and Safety;
  • Ability to read plans;
  • Self-sufficient and resourceful;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Excellent organizational and task performance skills;
  • Ability to work proactively and efficiently;
  • Versatility and flexibility in performing tasks;
  • Ability to communicate by radio in English and/or French.


The use of the masculine gender is intended solely to lighten the text and refers to both women and men.

Stornoway Diamonds is committed to the principle of employment equity. Our people are our most valuable asset and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can reach their true potential.

Stornoway Diamonds does not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment. All personnel decisions, including hiring and promotion, will be based on merit, skills, performance and business needs. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

Please apply online directly from your Success Factors account. 

Please ensure your profile is complete and up-to-date.

We will contact you at the end of the posting to schedule a meeting.