Heavy Equipment Operator - Surface Driller

PUB333304

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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Construction & Commissioning
  • Location: Wekweeti

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 4 February 2022

About this role: Heavy Equipment Operator - Surface Driller

About this role: Heavy Equipment Operator - Surface Driller

We are hiring an Equipment Operator – Surface Driller to join our mining clients leading and growing team! This is a full-time permanent opportunity where you will be responsible for responsible for the safe, efficient, and productive operation of drilling equipment in a complex surface mining environment. You will be working three (3) weeks on, three (3) weeks off rotation.

Responsibilities

  • Safely operate Sandvik D90 and D75 Rotary Blast hole drills, and Epiroc DM 45e DTH hammer drills to meet daily plan and production targets.
  • Ensure that blast holes are drilled accurately according to the blast design.
  • Effective communication using a 2-way radio system.
  • Successfully use an electronic production data collection system (WENCO).
  • Operate drills within OEM specifications and recommendations.
  • Maintain equipment integrity and complete job hazard analysis reports and equipment logbooks.
  • Assist blast crew when required and carry out any other tasks as directed by the Team Leader.
  • Always protect the safety and well-being of yourself and your co-workers. Follow all Company specific safety protocols and Occupational Health & Safety policies and procedures.

Requirements

Requirements

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience operating a variety of heavy equipment, specifically Sandvik D90 and D75 Rotary Blast hole drills, and Epiroc DM 45e DTH hammer drills in the mining industry or similar setting.
  • Experience with Sandvik DX 800 drill rigs is considered an asset.

Benefits

Benefits

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Gultchan Chevket via the details below, quoting publication number:
PUB333304

Account manager

Gultchan Chevket
Brunel Canada - Toronto
g.chevket@brunel.net
+1 416 244 2402

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