Utility Operator – J6RQN

at Atlantic Gold
Location Middle Musquodoboit, Canada
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


Atlantic Gold is a wholly owned subsidiary of St Barbara Limited, an ASX listed gold producer and explorer with mining assets in Canada, Australia and Papua New Guinea. We are proud to be a Company recognised by industry awards for operational excellence and performance, sustainability, gender diversity and pay equity.

We seek an experienced professional to fill the role of Utility Operator.

This permanent and full time position is based at the Touquoy mine site located approximately 1-hour northeast of Halifax, near Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia. The mine is fully permitted and began production in fall 2017.

Our Utility Operator will join a dynamic Mill Operations team. Reporting to the Mill Shift Supervisor your role will be responsible for performing heavy manual labour duties to assist in the preparation of crushing, milling, and tailings activities.

The Opportunity

Operate industrial mobile equipment as required for the purposes of maintaining integrity and logistics, supplying of required ore feed to the mill, pulling out of the stockpile tent to create emergency stockpile, loading of Trucks, and mill yard and road maintenance
Complete daily pre-operational and post-operational inspections of equipment and facilities to ensure safe operations and operational performance
Perform routine clean-up, housekeeping, and maintenance of facilities, equipment
Mechanically inclined, and willingness to undertake minor equipment maintenance tasks
Equipment clean-up
Pump monitoring
Hose installation and maintenance.
Small and medium equipment operation

Our successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

A personal commitment to behavior consistent with St Barbara's Values including honesty and integrity, respect, working together, delivering to promise and striving to do better
Must be able to work with a team, take direction from the mill shift supervisors, adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules
Well versed in industrial or mill site protocols, rules and code of conduct is an asset
Ability to perform a variety of manual tasks requiring the use of independent judgment and action
Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
Comply with all safety policies and procedures
Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly
Loader and excavator experience
Possess basic written and oral communication skills.
Clean shaven for the purposes of respirator mask proper fit and annual fit test.

About Us

'Grow our own Success' approach with a preference to develop and promote internally
Developed and structured professional development opportunities and educational assistance
Competitive compensation, health benefits and RRSP matching program
2020 PDAC Viola R. MacMillan Award recipients for developing the Touquoy open pit mine and consolidating other gold deposits near Moose River
Be a part of the high performing St Barbara community - a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, aboriginal peoples and members of visible minorities and we provide nil gender pay gap in like for like roles and a commitment to addressing pay equity and gender equality through our recruitment, promotions, reward and recognition programs.

Members of the Mi kmaq community are encouraged to self-identify in your cover letter.

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