MOBILE MAINTENANCE STEAM TRUCK OPERATOR

Date Posted: August 09, 2018
Closing Date: August 29, 2018
Location:
Red Chris Mine

The Red Chris mine has an opportunity within the Mobile Maintenance Department for a Steam Truck Operator. This position is for work at the remote Red Chris mine located 80 km south of Dease Lake, BC in Tahltan traditional territory. The successful applicant will be required to work and stay in camp during their shift rotation. We offer a number of designated flight marshalling points within BC. Qualified applicants from local communities are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Operating Steam Truck on 12 hours shifts rotating between day and nightshift
  • Performing tasks outdoors in extreme weather conditions
  • Performing tasks that involve heavy lifting
  • Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum valid Class 5 driver’s license with airbrakes endorsement required, Class 3 or higher preferred
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an industrial setting required
  • Competency driving a vehicle with a standard transmission required
  • Must be capable of working at heights and in confined spaces
  • Experience working around heavy equipment required
  • Physcially capable of lifting (50lbs), carrying, bending, twisting, crouching and kneeling in a physcially demanding and fast paced environment
  • Physially capable of standing and supporting a lance during the steam cleaning process
  • Must be able to multi-task and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform tasks that require strength and stamina in extreme weather conditions
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision once familiar with requirements
  • A team player that works well with others
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS CAN SEND THEIR RESUME AND COVER LETTER IN MS WORD OR PDF FORMAT TO:
Red Chris Development Company - hr@redchrismine.ca
Please include position title in the subject line of email
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted