Backhoe Operator- Temporary (9 months)

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  • Post Date: September 11, 2022
Job Description

Position:  Backhoe Operator- Temporary (9 months)

Department: Mine

Sub-department: Surface operations

Schedule: 14 day sof work followed by 14 days off

Location: Renard Mine

 

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

 

Qualifications:

  • 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.

 

Who We Are

At Stornoway, our 530 employees are what define our company. We hire talented people who work as a team with passionrespect and integrity to work towards the prosperity of all. Together, we operate the first diamond mine in Quebec, the Renard Mine.

 

True to our values, we create opportunities for our employees to fulfill their career aspirations. We encourage and support teamwork as an integral part of our success. We work with integrity and honesty. We cultivate an environment of respect and inclusion and communicate openly at all levels of the organization. Finally, we look for talented, dedicated and committed people who work with passion. We recognize achievement, hard work and effort.

 

What we offer

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, a contribution to the retirement savings plan and excellent opportunities for growth and advancement.

We offer a safe work environment combined with several benefits:

 

– Easy access to the mine site via 4 home ports

– Private accommodation (Bedroom and bathroom)

– Large selection of meals

– Free wifi service at the camp

– Laundry facilities with soap provided

– Health & wellness program

– Weight room and arena

– Hiking trail – snowshoeing

– Leisure activities (painting, cooking, photography, movie nights, etc.)

– Reimbursement of protective eyewear with prescription

– Internal training program

– Reimbursement of tuition fees

– Reimbursement of membership fees to professional associations

– Relocation program (Chapais and Chibougamau) with financial support from Stornoway

 

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 decisions, will be based on the company’s skills and needs. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

Thank you for your interest in Stornoway Diamonds, please note that only online applications will be considered.

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

We will only contact you if your application is selected for an interview.