Heavy Equipment Operator in Estevan at Westmoreland Mining, LLC

Westmoreland Mining Holdings LLC currently has 6 positions available for permanent, full-time Dozer or Hauler Operators at the Estevan Mine. Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, this position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of heavy duty equipment in a coal mining environment. Duties and Responsibilities The duties of a Dozer or Hauler Operator include, but are not limited to:

  • Operating heavy duty equipment in compliance with company policies and safety procedures;

  • Safely achieving productivity targets;

  • Performing routine maintenance and safety checks on equipment;

  • Maintaining a clean and safe cab;

  • Completing required documentation; and

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma or GED;

  • Ability to work 10.5 or 12-hour shift rotations (days and nights);

  • Demonstrate the skills and judgment necessary to safely and effectively operate equipment in a variety of terrain, positions, and various weather conditions; and

  • Display a good understanding of the fundamentals of ground control and hazards associated with working on slopes, spoil material, near highwalls and during hours of darkness.

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