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Mine Operator 1.4 (Loader)- 7KGTJ

  • LocationMiddle Musquodoboit, NS B0N 1X0 - Canada
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:a month ago
  • Job no: 7KGTJ

We are looking for individuals who would be interested in building brilliance with us as a Mine Operator 1.4. This is a full time permanent at our Atlantic Operations. The opportunity is offered on a 4 days on, 4 days off schedule working 12 hour rotational shifts. Reporting to the Mine Operations Supervisor, your role will be responsible for the safe operation of heavy equipment (haul trucks, excavators, loaders and / or various support equipment) to meet mining objectives.

The Opportunity

  • Ensuring own Health & Safety as well as that of all other workers, identifying and maintaining safe work practices and completing all required safety training.
  • Applying all applicable regulations, codes and corporate/site standard operating procedures.
  • Complete competency training on five or more pieces of mobile equipment. Achieve competency sign-off by Heavy Equipment Operations (HEO) Trainer.
  • Responsible for safe use and inspection of required equipment each shift.
  •  Report damage or malfunctions to vehicle immediately to the Mine Operations Supervisor.
  • Assist in all aspects of daily mine activities as directed by the Mine Operations Supervisor with an active focus on efficiency in material movement, dilution control and reporting.
  • Understand and work to site specific survey and geology lay-outs.
  • Perform assigned tasks with a focus on desired final design and setup for next shift.
  • Show ownership of assigned task, assist in managing the activities in your work area. Report potential impacts on efficiency to Mine Operations Supervisor, assist in development of corrective actions.
  • Provide clear accurate reports in relation to assigned tasks.
  • Practice good housekeeping, clean cab, windows, mirrors regularly with special focus on shift changes.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned.


  • 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.
  • A demonstrated commitment to safety required.
  • Valid Driver's license, minimum class 5.
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Ability to complete daily logs in an accurate manner.
  • Prior experience in operating similar equipment.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Ability to use Microsoft suites; Outlook and Word.

For further information on St Barbara and to apply for this role, please visit:

At St Barbara, we’re committed to finding the best fit for every role. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace, welcoming diversity in all its forms. All qualified applicants will be given equal consideration, regardless of their race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are the only Australian mining company to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for seven consecutive years. 

We encourage Members of the Mi’ kmaq community to self-identify in their cover letter.

  • Published on 13 May 2022, 4:28 PM