Mill Operator 5
Northwestern BC
4d ago

Welcome to the Brucejack Mine!

We are Pretivm a Canadian mining company, headquartered in Vancouver, BC and the proud owner of the Brucejack Gold Mine.

Brucejack Mine is a 3,800 tonnes-per-day high-grade gold underground mine located in northwestern British Columbia, approximately 65 kilometers north of Stewart.

As an employer, we are committed to ensuring a safe, comfortable and diverse working environment. We are working closely with our neighbours the local communities and First Nations - to provide employment.

About the Opportunity :

This position is located at Pretium Exploration Inc.'s "Pretivm" Brucejack Mine Site within the mill department and reports directly to the Mill Operations Supervisor or designate.

Job Purpose & Accountability :

  • The purpose of the position is to support mill operations to ensure safe, efficient and effective operation of at least one (1) of the Unit Process Circuits to include either;
  • Crushing, Grinding, Concentrate Dewatering, Tailings / Paste or Water Treatment. Ensures that equipment within the unit process they are assigned is maintained and operated at the highest standards to achieve the defined production targets and requirements.

    The position also ensures compliance with all Pretium Resources Inc.'s "Pretivm" Health & Safety and other relevant policies and regulations.

    Responsibilities :

    Perform following duties, with safety being the number one priority :

  • Demonstrate safety leadership within a team environment and promote environmental awareness in all work or task related duties.
  • Effectively operate the underground Jaw Crusher and Conveyors, including operating the Hydraulic Rock Breaker, Mine Dewatering Sump and Paste Booster Pump Station or any 1 of the Mill Unit Process Circuits.
  • Perform required checks and record detailed operating information and notes in log sheets.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the work area.
  • Be able to conduct training and provide mentorship to trainees.
  • Communicate effectively (verbal and written).
  • Work with and assist the maintenance team as required to ensure equipment is in optimal operating condition to avoid unnecessary downtime or delays.
  • Inform co-workers and supervisors of any recognized issues.
  • Prepare working area and adhere to all job safety requirements prior to starting work and keeping the work area safe and free of hazards.
  • Participate in site specific training.
  • Perform related duties, including operation of other circuits or processes as required.
  • Qualifications :

  • Previous experience and / or signed off on the Pretium Mill Competency program on at least one (1) unit process circuit.
  • Previous mineral process operating, or underground experience would be an asset.

  • Able to operate or be trained in the operation of fork lifts, skid steer loader and other mobile equipment relevant to the position requirements.
  • Able to effectively trouble shoot and resolve unit process systems upset conditions to minimize production interruption.
  • Previous start-up and commissioning experience is an asset.
  • Skills :

  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to adjust to rapidly changing priorities.
  • Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and decision making skills.
  • Cross cultural awareness with an understanding and sensitivity of the challenges associated with differences in cultural and economic backgrounds.
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