Supervised by an operations foreman, the 35-ton truck loader operator is responsible for performing the following tasks to meet operational requirements.
JOB DESCRIPTION – 35-TON TRUCK OPERATOR
On a daily basis, the operator is responsible for transporting the ore and/or aggregates from the loading to the unloading site, i.e., “the crusher feeder or the reserve for stockpiling”. During production shutdowns, he/she participates in maintenance activities to support the mechanics or to do so, may act as a confined space entry supervisor, must lockout before entering a piece of equipment, etc.
RESPONSIBILITIES – 35-TON TRUCK OPERATOR
- Ensure compliance with the health and safety rules such as the work card, the three support points, access to the equipment, etc.;
- Maintain the order and cleanliness of his\her equipment;
- Conduct pre-trip circle checks to detect and prevent breakage; he/she submits his/her inspection form to the immediate supervisor at the end of the shift;
- Identify and report any problems related to the proper functioning of the equipment (safety or mechanical condition);
- Ensure proper positioning of the equipment so that the production or retrieval loader can place the ore or waste rock into it;
- Transport ore or waste rock to the unloading area;
- Respect the transporting cycle time: loading-transporting-unloading-return to the loading site;
- Compile the data in the trip report on all rotations and submit it to his/her immediate supervisor at the end of his/her work shift;
- Use the equipment with concern for good usage practices (driving, braking, tires, etc.) and operations to be performed by adapting to the terrain and weather conditions;
- During production shutdowns, he/she participates in maintenance activities.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS – 35-TON TRUCK OPERATOR
- Secondary V training;
- Valid Class 5 driver’s license;
- At least 2 years of related work experience;
- Have an ASP Construction card (an asset).
- Demonstrate initiative and be observant;
- Good physical capacity;
- Willing to perform repetitive tasks;
- Independent, organized and methodical person;
- Ability to work as part of a team;
- Able to work in a dusty environment;
- Have good mechanical knowledge of heavy equipment (an asset).
- Group insurance
- Group RRSP
- EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
- 7/7 Schedule, DAY/NIGHT
- 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Potential for a pension and accommodation
For more information, contact Myriam Thibault-Hélie, HR Director, at 819-825-8112 ext. 312
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