Mill Control Room Operator

Red Chris Mine, Canada
Sep 23, 2022
Oct 23, 2022
Full Time
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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 seeking an individual for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity working on a two weeks in, two weeks out rotation.


We are looking for Operators with experience in Control Room Operation, Grinding and Flotation to work in our Mill Operations. Reporting to the Mill Operations Supervisor, responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Monitor and control the Mill Grinding circuit to achieve maximum throughput and target grinds for Flotation feed
  • Monitor process and fire water systems, immediately reporting any malfunctions that may affect production targets or personnel safety
  • Monitor the Flotation Circuit parameters and process performance informing the Flotation Operator of observations and making changes in consultation with the Flotation Operator
  • Monitor reagent delivery and addition systems and air systems including blowers and compressors
  • Monitor concentrate thickener performance and adjust in consultation with the Dewatering Operator
  • Assist Crusher Operators when requested
  • Actively maintain communication with all departments
  • Have a strong commitment to Safety First

Qualifications & Experience:

The successful candidate must have strong oral and written communication skills as well as be a safety-oriented team player. Additional skills for the role are:
  • Valid driver's license (can be an L)
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must be capable of working at heights and in confined spaces
  • Must have Mill operating experience including Grinding and Flotation (Control Room Operational experience is seen as an asset)
  • Ability to perform tasks that require strength and stamina in extreme weather conditions

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.