Website New Gold

Requisition ID 5766 – Posted 12/01/2022 – 7000 New Gold – Rainy River Mine – Emo, Ontario

Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company.

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment.  New Gold would like to acknowledge the lands and resources of the Treaty 3 Territory and respect the traditional values of our First Nation partners.  To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at www.newgold.com. To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page.

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:

  •     A stimulating values-based work environment
  •     A culture of collaboration and inclusion
  •     Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  •     Career development opportunities
  •     A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
  •     A competitive total compensation program
  •     A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

Rainy River Mine
Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.

The Rainy River Mine, located adjacent to the Ontario / Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated half way between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario  The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.

About the Role
Schedule: Shift 7/7 – 12 hour days (Temporary 3 months to qualify for permanent hire)
Position Reports To: Mine Supervisor
Position Overview
The role of the Haulage Miner is to provide support to mine operations, mainly through operating heavy equipment to ensure that production activities are performed a safe and efficient manner and production objectives are met.

Key Responsibilities
Haulage Miner responsibilities vary depending on level of experience and qualifications and may include the following activities:

  • Operate mining equipment in a safe and efficient manner, perform pre-operational checks and regularly cleans, lubricates and refills equipment to ensure the equipment runs safely and efficiently
  • Operate haul truck to transport overburden, waste, and ore from the mine
  • Surface mine labour support
  • And other activities to ensure safe, efficient and productive surface mining operations

Qualifications

  • Driver’s license is required – must have minimum of class G2 license
  • 1 year operating machinery considered an asset but not necessary
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Training is desirable
  • Ontario Common Core Training is an asset

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to understand and follow Safety Operating Practices
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Aptitude to demonstrate safety procedures is essential in this role
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and signage
  • Ability to think and act decisively
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Physically fit with the ability to perform physical labour

Why New Gold?

  • Highly competitive base salary
  • Training and Learning Opportunities
  • Travel Allowance

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process. New Gold does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a forma contractual arrangement with the Company.  Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by New Gold will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.

Inclusion, Equal Opportunity, Accessibility

New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected factors.  Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Apply here: Career Opportunities: Haulage Miner – Temp to Perm (5766) (sapsf.com)

To apply for this job please visit career17.sapsf.com.

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