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Mine Operator
Agrium, Inc. - Saskatoon, SK

Growth is a top priority for Agrium Wholesale and it doesn’t just apply to the nutrients we make or the size of our Company. To achieve growth and remain healthy and profitable we need talented, diverse employees to support our initiatives. In 2012, we were named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and in 2012 one of Alberta’s Top 55 Employers. Come grow your career at Agrium Wholesale where our employees strive to make a difference and take pride in helping to feed the world.

Reporting to the Mine Operations Supervisor, the Mine Operator in the Mine Operations Department is responsible for mining of the raw ore underground.

Your overall accountability is to ensure that work is carried out safely and efficiently.

Specific responsibilities will include:
Working safely in a mining environment and able to follow the procedures and policies that are in place.

Operate mining equipment and support mining machine operation through manual labor including: adding and reclaiming hardware, hanging cables, installing line brattice for ventilation and setting up the drive and cluster for the extensible belt.

Qualifications of the position include:
High School Diploma

Interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to work in a labor intensive team environment.

Supervisory experience and leadership skills would be an asset.

Willingness to learn and progress to Journeyman Mining Operator.

Hours of Work:
Work schedule is a 4 crew - 12 hour rotating schedule.

This position is located at the Agrium's Vanscoy, Saskatchewan, Potash Mine facility. Vanscoy Potash Operations (VPO) is located approximately 33 kilometers southwest of Saskatoon.

VPO produces four sizes of high quality potash for shipment to markets around the world. The ore body is one kilometer below the surface. An extensive network of underground roads takes workers to the mine faces and various shops. This operation directly employs over 550 people in both the surface and underground operations.

Agrium Wholesale is committed to providing employees with competitive compensation that reflects individual contribution, business performance and the markets in which we compete for talent. We pay-for-performance; employee total compensation is linked to Agrium’s goals and performance. We welcome diversity in our workplace and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and First Nations.

Join Agrium, www.agriumwholesale.com/careers and “Help Feed the World!”

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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Agrium, Inc. - 2 years ago

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