Underground Grader Operator / Northern BC

Mining ProjectsFull TimeStewart, BC

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Procon Mining and Tunnelling (Procon) is one of the leading mine development contractors in North America. We are specialized in underground mine development, contract mining, underground excavations, civil tunneling and mining related construction projects. Centered by our people, our company culture is driven on the tenets of integrity, innovation, relationships and performance for our clients, business partners and the communities we work in. As a specialty contractor in a safety-sensitive business, our workforce safety is the foundation for everything we do.


Procon takes pride in our extensive history of successfully partnering with Indigenous communities. We believe in Indigenous partnerships that offer mutually beneficial outcomes through economic benefits and capacity building. Moving beyond compliance, we truly value the experience and knowledge brought to our Indigenous partnerships.


We are looking for motivated people who is committed to growing their professional career at Procon while gaining valuable knowledge and experience.


Project Details:

Based at our project in Northern B.C., this will be a 3 week on / 3 week off rotation opportunity.


Responsibilities:

The Underground Grader Operator on our remote project in Northern British Columbia is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Grader and haul truck. Daily duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Following all policies and processes at the mine site and underground
  • Always performing the role safely and ensures Health & Safety is the number one priority
  • Operate underground grader to maintain roadways
  • Operate underground haul truck
  • Complete operator and equipment shift reports and communicate closely with supervisors
  • Maintain that the working area and equipment is in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Completing pre and post trip inspections
  • Monitoring vehicle performance, fluid levels and mechanical fitness of machinery
  • Willingness to assist with varied tasks and responsibilities including underground service and labour work

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Min. 1-2 years experience operating a Grader and Haul Truck
  • Underground mining experience preferred
  • Solid work ethic, regular attendance, punctuality, and a strong commitment to safety is required
  • Must have a Valid Canadian Drivers License and be physically fit and capable of manual lifting and carrying 40lbs repetitively and on a regular basis
  • Willingness to work in a cross-cultural team
  • Previous experience working with a variety of crews and adapts well to working with others
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment
  • Dependable and able to commit to a 3 week on / 3 week off rotation
  • Positive attitude and enjoys being a proactive member of a high performing team
  • Fully Vaccinated
  • Preference will be given to those who reside in Northern British Columbia

Residents of the Northern British Columbia area and candidates identifying as Indigenous are encouraged to apply.


Pre-employment Requirements:

  • Drug Test
  • Medical
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Fully Vaccinated

This position involves frequent air travel to and from the work site. Applicants must meet all legislated requirements for air travel to work at the remote site camp with a work schedule of 21 days on site, 21 days off site. For this safety sensitive position, you will be required to undergo a background check and be required to undergo a substance test and pre-employment testing.


We mine talent and nurture innovation. Our people truly are our strength. At Procon, whether in the field or the office, you’ll be part of a cohesive team and work alongside great people from diverse backgrounds: people who love their work and are inspired to provide solutions to our clients and exceed expectations.


If you share our values and would like to be considered for this meaningful career opportunity, please apply on our career site.


We thank all candidates who apply, however please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.