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Mine Operator Job

DATE POSTED: May 01,2017

Locations:
Saskatoon, SK
Vanscoy, SK

CATEGORY : Mine

BUSINESS UNIT : Wholesale

JOB ID: 2017-5598

FULL JOB TITLE: Mine Operator

MINE OPERATOR

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Agrium’s culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

Reporting to the an Underground Shift Supervisor, the Mine Operator is responsible for safe mining of the raw ore underground. Your overall accountability is to ensure that work is carried out safely and efficiently.

Key Tasks:

  • 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 labour, including: adding and reclaiming hardware, hanging cables, installing line brattice for ventilation and setting up the drive and cluster for the extensible belt.
  • Ultimate goal is to train the workers to operate either Borers or Drumcutters.
  • Play a critical role not only ensuring your own safety, but also the safety of others. You will have direct accountability for ensuring familiarity and demonstrating the Commitment to Zero policy, leading with a safety mindset and modeling the 3 Safety Principles, modelling the 10 Tenets of Operation and having your own personal safety action plan.

TheIdeal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.

Skills:

  • Positive safety behaviour and be a safety leader.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a labour intensive team environment.
  • Willingness to learn and progress to Journeyman Mining Operator.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • 7+ years of experience (preferably in heavy labour and/or equipment operation).
  • Supervisory experience and leadership skills would be an asset.

Why Agrium?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Agrium’s organizational culture promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Agrium is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly atwww.agrium.com/careers. While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


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