Mill Laborer (Temporary)

Delta Junction, Alaska, United States
Jun 13, 2022
Jul 13, 2022
Full Time
Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX: NST) is a global-scale Australian gold producer with Tier-1 world-class projects located in highly prospective and low sovereign risk regions of Australia and North America. Northern Star's gold mines are all world-class, low-cost, high-grade gold mines, which together have produced over 20 million ounces to date. This large inventory means a further 10 years of mine life visibility ensuring Northern Star has a long future based on its Tier-1 operations of Kalgoorlie, Jundee and Pogo. Since acquiring these operations, Northern Star has been able to significantly extend the mine life and grow the resource base of all of our mines by investing heavily in near-mine and in-mine exploration.

We currently have an exciting opportunity at our Pogo operation for temporary Mill Laborers on a 2/1 week schedule.


  • Excellent remuneration package with Safety bonuses,
  • Medical and Basic Life after 1000 hours of recorded work time


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Mill Laborer provides manual labor across mill operations including snow/ice removal, building, grounds & processing plant maintenance and providing general assistance to mill crews.


  • Capable of heavy physical labor, including shovelling for up to 8hrs per day
  • Experience operating small equipment such as scissor lifts and forklifts.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds regularly, from floor to chest without injury.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and display good problem solving skills.
  • Current drivers' licence.
  • Must pass a post offer physical and drug test, as well as a background check


Working a 2 week on, 1 week off rotating schedule of days and nights, up to 12 hours a day or more at a remote campsite. Extreme conditions, including but not limited to extreme and changing weather conditions, dust, mud, varying levels of noise, varying degrees of light and dark, in and around artificial light and in a confined work area.

Employees are required to stay on site at the company provided camp during the work rotation. Camp facilities provide dining service, games room, exercise & weight room, sauna, and accommodation rooms. Dormitory rooms have a land line phone, internet & cable tv programs. Cell service is available when using Wi-Fi. The Company provides a bus service to and from Fairbanks, Delta Junction and Tok, Alaska.


Northern Star offer fantastic internal opportunities for you to progress and develop your career as well as a competitive remuneration package including incentives and benefits.

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to the local community in which we operate. We are a proud supporter of the Veterans' Employment Commitment and recognise the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.

Candidates living in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Delta and Tok regions will be given first consideration.

Due to the large volume of applications, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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