Job Description
Job Title:  Mill Helper
Posting Start Date:  5/16/24

The Greenstone Mine commenced production in May 2024 and will be one of Canada’s largest open-pit gold mines, with annual production expected to average nearly 400,000 ounces of gold per year for an initial 14-year mine life with additional potential from a large underground deposit. Greenstone Gold Mines L.P. is owned by Equinox Gold Corp., a Vancouver-based mining company with seven other operating mines in the United States, Mexico and Brazil.

 

Greenstone Mine is seeking a Mill Helper to join our team. Reporting to the Mill Operations Shift Supervisor, the Mill Helper is responsible for the mill’s day-to-day activities safely while ensuring production and quality requirements are within guidelines.  The Mill Helper will be collaborating with all other departments as a team, to achieve set out budgeted targets.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Ensure adherence to all pre-operational checks and procedural requirements to safely start-up, efficiently operate, and safely shutdown all process equipment.
  • Have a strong commitment to Safety First
  • Support Operators in their duties in all sectors such as:
    • Grinding/Floatation
    • Reagents/Elution
    • Crushing etc.
  • Ensure all aspects of operation, environmental policies and practices are followed, keeping the preservation of the natural environment a priority.
  • Coordinate and communicate operations in a timely and effective manner with other departments (i.e., Maintenance, Mining etc.).
  • Inspect circuits regularly to detect any areas of concern and arrange maintenance as required.
  • Operate all equipment in accordance with Company policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Assist the Millwright during maintenance work and production shutdowns
  • Operate various pieces of auxiliary and mobile equipment when required.
  • Share best practices and experiences with other operators to promote a strong and successful teamwork environment.
  • Report all incidents/accidents to the Supervisor
  • Other related duties may be assigned as part of the progression plan.

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Self-motivated and safety conscious
  • Willing to learn
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proficiency in language of operation
  • Demonstrates as strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Willing to adapt and work in an inclusive work environment.
  • Willing to perform repetitive tasks.
  • Comfortable working at heights
  • Able to work night shift, weekend and/or follow set out rotational schedule.

 

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION

  • Equivalent industrial experience is considered an asset.

LOCATION

  • This position will be based in Geraldton, Ontario.

 

Greenstone Mine provides company transportation from multiple pick-up point locations.

We thank all candidates for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 
Greenstone Gold Mines is committed to inclusiveness, equity, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.