Magna North Gold Ltd.
Box 1040 Dawson City, Y.T Y0B 1G0 Canada
Invites applications from suitable qualified persons for the position of:
Surface mining heavy equipment operator (NOC #7421/7521) (1 vacancy)
Terms of Employment:
Permanent, Full Time (Overtime, Day, Evening, Night, Shift, Weekend)
Wage: $21.00 to $27.00 Hourly, for up to 84 Hours per week
Anticipated Start Date: Approximately March of 2014
Work Location Information: Remote location – Matson Creek Area
Work Location: East of the Alaska-Yukon boundary between latitude 63º15’N to 64º10’N (Exact location: 63°29'N 140°35'W and 63°32'N 140°41'W). Work Setting: Surface mine (seasonal work: 6 month/year)
Transportation/Travel Information: Dry Camp 120 miles fly in from Dawson City, Yukon - Work is
located remotely by fly in by bush plane mining camp. 12hrs a day 7 days a week. Travel expense paid by employee to + from Dawson City.
Education: High school
Experience: Five to ten years (10,000 hours minimum on excavator, Other heavy equipment operating hours also needed, experience in mining and construction) Experience should be on 360 Volvo excavators, 35 Volvo Rock Trucks, D10,11 Cat
Other requirements: Clean driver’s abstract, criminal record check, drug test will be done before commencing work
Languages: Speak English, Read English (basic proficiency) Weight Handling: Up to 20 kg (44 lbs)
Job Duties: Excavator operator.
Additional Duties and Skills: Efficient & safety oriented, able to directly communicate with
trucks & site prep and planning. Good hand, eye & verbal communication. Know how to
deal with different materials, water, ditching / spillways and roads. Work within
environmental guidelines and weather. Operator must have and do basic fixing and oil servicing up to 2000hr service interval. Is responsible for the conditioning equipment on their own- cleaned, lubed and inspected daily. Help perform repairs - it's a small crew, everybody relies and depends on each other. Has to be a team player. Like the outdoors, work and live in an older remote fly in by bush plane camp. Be able and willing to work ether day or night shift. Dry site, where smoking
in the cabs of equipment or buildings isn't permitted.
Essential Skills: Hardworking, Honest, Accountable, Shows initiative, Oral communication, Working withothers and independently, Decision making, Job task planning and organizing, Continuous learning
How to Apply: Send your resume and cover letter by e-mail.
Please clearly indicate the position you are applying for!
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.