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Reagents Operator

  • LocationMiddle Musquodoboit, NS B0N 1X0 - Canada
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed a month ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 64PBT
  • Performing the reagent mixing during dayshift hours and heavy manual labour duties to assist in the preparation of crushing, milling, and tailings activities
  • Based at our Touquoy Operations
  • 4 days on, 4 days off roster; drive in / drive out (own transport required)

St Barbara Atlantic is a wholly owned subsidiary of St Barbara Limited, an ASX listed gold producer and explorer with mining assets in Canada, Australia and Papua New Guinea. We are proud to be a Company recognised by industry awards for operational excellence and performance, sustainability, gender diversity and pay equity.

We seek an experienced operator to fill the role of Reagent Operator.

This permanent and full time position is based at the Touquoy mine site located approximately 1-hour northeast of Halifax, near Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia. The mine is fully permitted and began production in fall 2017.

Our Reagents Operator will join a dedicated Mill Operations team. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor Mill Operations, your role will be to perform the reagent mixing during dayshift hours and heavy manual labour duties to assist in the preparation of crushing, milling, and tailings activities.

The Opportunity

  • Site clean-up, housekeeping and/or ground work
  • Safely mix reagents
  • Always maintain the reagent building housekeeping to the highest standard
  • When no mixing of reagents is required, the reagent operator will safely perform manual labour or clean up in the form mobile equipment type duties around the crushing area while wearing a respirator. The reagent operator will understand that sometime the crusher will be in operation during that time and is expected to take extra caution while updating their risk assessment tools as the task or conditions change.
  • Equipment clean-up
  • Pump monitoring
  • Hose installation and maintenance
  • Small and medium equipment operation
  • Be aware of surroundings at all times;
  • Use the appropriate tools and equipment for the task;
  • Protect and promote the interest of this company in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy such responsibilities;

Our successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • A personal commitment to behavior consistent with St Barbara's Values including honesty and integrity, respect, working together, delivering to promise and striving to do better
  • Ability to perform a variety of manual tasks requiring the use of independent judgment and action
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Safe working record in the gold processing industry
  • Ability to follow a firm work schedule as directed
  • Well versed in industrial or mill site protocols, rules and code of conduct is an asset
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to pass a background check

About Us

  • 'Grow our own Success' approach with a preference to develop and promote internally
  • Developed and structured professional development opportunities and educational assistance
  • Competitive compensation, health benefits and RRSP matching program
  • 2020 PDAC Viola R. MacMillan Award recipients for developing the Touquoy open pit mine and consolidating other gold deposits near Moose River
  • Be a part of the high performing St Barbara community - a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of Choice.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, aboriginal peoples and members of visible minorities and we provide nil gender pay gap in like for like roles and a commitment to addressing pay equity and gender equality through our recruitment, promotions, reward and recognition programs.

Members of the Mi’ kmaq community are encouraged to self-identify in your cover letter.

For further information about St Barbara visit

Please understand that screening and interviewing may take place prior to the advertised close date.

  • Closed a month ago - 16 Dec 2021