Summer Student - Hourly
Covia Holdings Corporation
Havelock, Canada
15d ago

Job Description

Covia Corporation is North America's leading industrial mineral producer and a technology partner to a diverse customer base.

Our silica, high purity quartz, feldspar, nepheline syenite, calcium carbonate, clay, kaolin, lime and limestone products are the fundamental building blocks of nearly every industrial and manufacturing process.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our employees. Covia employs a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Summer Student - Hourly who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Blue Mountain, ON location.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities :

  • Sweep, shovel, and vacuum rock, sand and dust
  • Utilize a wheelbarrow to move rock, sand, and dust
  • Work while wearing respirator, safety boots, hard hat, safety glasses and hearing protection and other PPE as required.
  • Work in extreme weather conditions, including cold, heat, snow and mud
  • Fill operator positions within the plant for planned and unplanned absences
  • Fill job classifications created by annual vacation relief positions that are vacant
  • Assist other departments and crews as required
  • Possess the ability to learn, understand and follow all Health & Safety policies / procedures
  • Adhere to site procedures and instructions given by supervisors
  • Perform all other duties as needed or assigned.
  • The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications :

  • Literacy in English, both written and spoken required
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Computer skills and further education an asset
  • Should have manual dexterity, physical strength and coordination
  • Possess good communication skills, basic analytical skills and an ability to read and carry out instructions
  • Must be comfortable working independently, under supervision and in team settings
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Willing to perform repetitive or routine tasks
  • Availability to work shift work and weekends
  • Benefits :

  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits medical, vision, dental
  • Company paid Pension Plan
  • Vacation + Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • Disability, Life / AD&D
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we recognize this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace.

    We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-

    work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.

    The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

  • Covia is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. Please advise if you require accommodation;
  • we will work with you to meet your needs.

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