Transportation Operator

Sudbury, ON, CAN
Competitive
Jun 22, 2022
Jul 22, 2022
1047221
Permanent
Full Time
English
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Welcome to Vale in Canada. As a leader in the mining industry, our responsibility is to positively impact our people, communities and the environment. We value our workforce and offer continuous training and career development opportunities for our people.

Vale is a global leader in the production of iron ore and one of the largest producers of nickel. Active in Canada for over 100 years, Vale employs nearly 6,000 people across our corporate office in Toronto and sites in Manitoba, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador. Applying the latest technologies to sustainably produce nickel, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver is at the heart of what we do.

With our global headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and approximately 125,000 employees in over 30 countries, Vale is constantly growing and changing. We invite you to be part of our evolution.

Our Sudbury Operations have been in existence for more than 100 years. With five mines, a mill, a smelter, a refinery and nearly 4,000 employees it is also one of the largest integrated mining complexes in the world. Sudbury is also home to several administrative sites serving both the Ontario Operations as well as all our North Atlantic Operations.

About You

The ideal candidate will possess:
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  • A grade 12 level education or GED equivalency
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  • A valid driver’s (G) license is required; a D license with a Z endorsement is an asset
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  • 1 to 5 years’ industrial work experience with a demonstrated safe work record
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  • Previous railway (train and/or track) experience an asset
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  • Heavy equipment (loaders, excavator, rock truck) operating experience is an asset

Requirements and Accountabilities:
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  • Operate or direct movement of diesel locomotive, rolling stock, ballast regulator and other hi-rail vehicles on standard gauge track, includes pre-use checks, brake tests, minor repairs such as replacing hose bags and gaskets, tightening airlines and fittings, maintaining sand and fuel supply
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  • Line manual switches, observe switch settings and points. Couple and uncouple cars, locomotives and hose bags
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  • Maintain and repair track and switches, including cleaning, replacement, snow removal
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  • Operate mobile equipment to load, unload, transport and position heavy equipment, materials, supplies and personnel around and between plant properties, to and from trucks, railroad cars, warehouses, stockpiles, and other work areas
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  • Operate front end loader to distribute, blend and load material into railway cars and trucks.
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  • Complete written pre-operation checks on all equipment, provide an end of shift report of work completed
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  • Perform work in accordance with Transportation Department handbook of rules and special instructions
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  • Must be able to pass the required examinations, read and understand safety instructions, books of rules, instructions and regulations, timetables, bulletins, waybills, placards, and other written or printed material
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  • Must be prepared to work weekends and shifts up to 12 hours including holidays, weekends, days and nights.
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  • Must be prepared to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions

What We Offer You:

The Transportation Operator position will allow the right candidate to shape our refinery operations. Additionally, Vale Canada offers a series of benefits including:
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  • Competitive salary
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  • Participation in our Employee Family Assistance Program
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  • Online leadership training opportunities
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  • Opportunities to advise and oversee the design, budget and construction of new mines and expansions

Difference Makes All the Difference

At Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and Vale values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other personal consideration that makes us different.

Vale is an equal opportunity employer seeking to increase diversity across its operations and improve equal opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.

Apply

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application online at www.valejobs.ca or by clicking Apply below.

We appreciate your interest in being a part of the team though only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Comments
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  • Please provide detailed employment history and detailed description of previous experience.
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  • If you have completed government training modules, please attach a copy of your official Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) transcript, when you apply.