Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator

Valmy, Nevada

Silver Standard (SSR Mining Inc)
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Who Are We? SSR Mining Inc. is a leading, free cash flow focused intermediate gold company with four producing assets located in the USA, Turkey, Canada, and Argentina, combined with a global pipeline of high-quality development and exploration assets in the USA, Turkey, Mexico, Peru, and Canada. SSR Mining is committed to delivering excellence through the contributions of our dedicated employees. With an industry-leading pipeline of projects, strong financial positioning, and talented employees, we aim to continue building on our strong foundation - we have high expectations for the future. Job Description: General Objectives: Reporting to the Crew Supervisor, the Heavy Equipment Operator typically works a 5x4 rotating day and night schedule in an open-pit mining operation. The heavy equipment operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of heavy equipment as well as learning and interacting with the Modular Dispatch System in the equipment. The Heavy Equipment Operator monitors equipment; communicates equipment needs and issues; interacts with other departments to meet the needs of the mine to achieve a safe and productive workplace. Key Areas of Responsibilities & Duties: The key responsibilities of the Heavy Equipment Operator include, but are not limited to the following: Ability to operate electric haul trucks and have experience or willing to train on Dozers (track and rubber tire), Back hoe, Track hoe, Scrapers and Graders, Drills (Pit Viper and DML), and Loaders and Shovels (hydraulic and electric) Must be able to work professionally with other employees in all situations Must be physically able to complete all tasks associated with the job Must demonstrate the ability to minimize delays whenever possible Must keep equipment clean and free of hazards (i.e. proper housekeeping) Must be able to determine what is causing an operating error and decide what to do about it, determine what kind of tools and equipment are needed to do the job. Watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly Must be able to satisfactorily complete company training program designed to acquaint employee on safe and efficient operation of haulage equipment such as the 930E Komatsu Electric Truck Must be able to satisfactorily complete company training program designed to acquaint employee with recognizing and reporting hazards in the work area and mechanical or safety problems with the equipment Must be able to satisfactorily complete company training program designed to acquaint the employee on emergency and site procedures (i.e. Mayday, Blasting) Must be able to satisfactorily complete simulator training and achieve the required standards to comply with Marigold's equipment training program within the required time frame. Must have regular attendance and punctuality, as well as adhere to company policies on attendance and PTO Must adhere to all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety and environmental policies. Create and maintain a strong safety culture Maintain detailed and accurate shift records Perform work area housekeeping duties, maintain a safe work area, free of any hazards Perform Field Level Risk Assessments Complete proper pre-op inspection on all equipment Perform all duties according to Marigold Standard Operating Procedures Perform other duties as required Required Skills: Strong, positive and effective communication skills, in English, using all normal forms of business communication are essential. Able to lift a minimum of 45lbs on a regular basis. Able to work on uneven terrain, and able to work in all grades Required Experience: 2+ years previous heavy equipment operator experience in a mining operations preferred Must be comfortable in safely operating all types of equipment in all weather conditions Heavy Equipment Operators will begin their career with haul trucks and achieve progressions to support and loading equipment through simulator, task training, and proficiency evaluation. SSR Mining Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Date Posted: 06 January 2023
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