Mill Operator

New Gold - Kamloops, BC (30+ days ago)

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Mill Operator in our New Afton Process Plant.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Operating and monitoring various circuits in the processing plant as required by the supervisor. Circuits include: Control room, Grinding, Flotation, Dewatering and Tailings
Develop an understanding around all the mill circuits through training, reading, and hands-on experience
Identify maintenance problems and maintain acceptable housekeeping in designated area
Dedication to safety, equipment care, and the environment
Operate mobile equipment and overhead crane as required

Minimum of 2 years milling experience (i.e. coal, lumber, pulp, paper or mineral processing) and/or post-secondary education required (University Degree or Red Seal Trade)
Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent required
Experience as a leader is highly desirable
High mechanical aptitude
Valid driver’s license with access to personal transportation
Eagerness to learn and develop through the mill operator progression system
Ability to be flexible in job tasks and responsibilities so that work is balanced between team members
Demonstrated ability to share knowledge gained with others and the ability to solve problems
Knowledge of Delta V or similar system and troubleshooting capabilities

A competitive salary, performance bonus plan and benefits will be provided. This is not a camp operation and therefore the successful candidate will either be required to relocate to the Kamloops area or travel and accommodation will be the responsibility of the successful applicant.

Candidates will be required to complete a comprehensive qualification process, including:

Completion of a pre-placement functional screen
Provide proof a valid Class 5 Driver’s License
Demonstrate eligibility to work in Canada
Provide confirmation of valid educational requirement(s)