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Steam Truck Operator (Temporary)

Job no: 981288
Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Red Chris Mine

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Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George, Smithers, and Calgary AB.

We are looking for 1 Steam Truck Operator to join the Mobile Maintenance team on a temporary 6 month contract for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity. 

Who we’re looking for

 Reporting to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Operating steam truck and pressure washing units to properly clean production, service, and support equipment
  • Working outside during all seasons / weather with water, on 12 hours shifts, rotating between day and nightshift
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to decrease wash times and streamline work processes
  • Report deficiencies and provide feedback on all equipment after washing
  • Use of computer to input timesheets, work order notes, equipment cleanliness information, and shift turn over notes
  • Assist with other maintenance activities as required


The successful candidate will be a team player with strong Verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently once familiar with the role requirements. In addition, you will have:

  • A Valid Class 3 driver’s license – air brakes endorsement is an asset
  • A Strong commitment to Safety and the ability to adhere to all Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Experience related to Steam Truck Operator or Wash Bay Attendant specific training  is preferred
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Be able to work outside, wearing appropriate personnel protective equipment in all seasons
  • Competency driving a vehicle with a standard transmission required
  • Must be capable of working at heights and in confined spaces 
  • Physically capable of lifting (50lbs), carrying, bending, twisting, crouching and kneeling in a physically demanding and fast paced environment

Our commitment to you

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Newcrest’s commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.

Advertised: Atlantic Standard Time
Applications close: Atlantic Standard Time

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