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Heavy Equipment Operator

Date:  Mar 16, 2023

Rouyn-Noranda, QC, CA (Canada)


Newmont  is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont  is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont  was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


The Heavy Equipment Operator is part of the processes sector operations team. He/she is responsible for operating mobile equipment such as the bulldozer, 988 loader, excavator, etc. for the processes department operations. He/she ensures the operation of his equipment following established performance indicators and identifies operational and mechanical problems of his equipment. 

Essential Duties

  • Ensure mobile equipment operations according to concentrator requirements: 
    • Bulldozer: tailings site; 
    • 988 Loader: tailings loading /ore loading; 
    • Excavator: tailings site /ore loading; 
  • Ensure smooth operations of equipment by performing periodic mechanical inspections  
  • Comply with, understand and promote company regulations and policies, especially in occupational health and safety 
  • Ensure that work site is kept clean and safe at all times  
  • Report all incidents/accidents to the Supervisor  
  • Participate in continuous training program to improve best practices  
  • All other job-related duties

Training & Experience

  • Vocational studies diploma in heavy machinery operation or more than 2 years’ relevant experience 
  • Hold a valid driver’s license 
  • Bilingual (an asset) 

Skills and Competencies

  • Team work in a multicultural environment  
  • Autonomous and responsible 
  • Adaptability 

Working Conditions

  • Schedule : 14 days of work followed by 14 days off
  • Eleonore mine site (Fly-in, fly-out)



Interested qualified candidates should send their resume via the company's Web site at no later than April 6, 2023.


We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, we will only contact those selected for an interview. 

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

 Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a declaration confirming that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your anticipated start date, and you may also be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.