Plant Operator (with boiler ticket)

14 mai, 2024
Diavik Diamond Mine, 300 Northwest Tower, 5201 Franklin Ave,, Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type


Plant Operator (with boiler ticket)
• Be part of a global mining organization with a strong focus on safety.
• Work with an exceptional team of operations and maintenance people.
• Opportunity to introduce and implement continuous change initiatives.
• Role is based at Lac de Gras Mine Site, NT.

About the role
Finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs.
We are looking for a Plant Operator to be responsible for the operation and monitoring of the
equipment within his/her designated area, by ensuring that safety is maintained and that
production objectives are met. This is done under the direct supervision of the Backfill Plant
Supervisor or designate.
Located in Lac de Gras, this role will be reporting to the Supervisor of Plant Operations, or
his/her designate. The working schedule will be a 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off rotation that includes working weekends, holidays, and overtime. The incumbent works a 12-hour daily schedule that may include day and night shifts.
Main responsibilities will be:
• Identify, assess, and control hazards to ensure work is performed safely and adhere to
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety standards and policies and attend and
participate in daily Toolbox Meetings.
• Foster and develop a good safety culture within the Backfill plant and immediately report
all incidents and accidents to the Plant supervisor.
• Complete operational checks in designated sections of the plant and report deviations
and complete regular and assigned plant operation duties in designated areas.
• Troubleshoot operational problems to maintain a steady state of operation and maximize
plant utilization and throughput to meet or exceed production targets and clearly
communicate all production and safety related issue to team members and cross shift.
• Perform plant clean-up and good housekeeping in the plant to maintain the plant and
equipment cleanliness to a high standard and report maintenance issues to supervisor.
• Work towards achieving the 5 levels of certification in the progression plan.
• Ensure proper and safe operation of the boilers, complete daily boiler checklists and
maintain boiler room logbook and test boiler safety devices.
• Water treatment testing and water quality management and oiler blowdowns dependent
on water conditions.
• Inspect boilers shell for hotspots.
• Tube punch waste boiler when required.
• Inspect glycol system pumps to ensure they are in proper operating condition, perform
Boiler isolations and routine inspections for leaks of fuel or glycol.

About you : 
To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
• One year of Plant Operator experience.
• Fourth (4th) Class Power Engineering Certificate.
• Literacy skills required to read and understand manuals and written instructions.
• Specific knowledge and skills to receive certification in various circuits e.g., crushing.
• Knowledge of the safe and proper operation of a various equipment.
• Ability to learn and understand technical procedures and information quickly.
• Excellent oral, written, and active-listening skills.
• Ability to work in high stress situations and resolve issues.
• Highly effective organizational, time management and analytical skills. • Ability to take
initiative and work independently and as part of a team.
• Ability to maintain standards of conduct and demonstrate sound work ethics.
• Cultural awareness and sensitivity.
• Demonstrate curiosity, courage, care, dedication to the company, the position and be
committed to safety.
Where you will be working ?
Located in the Northwest Territories of Canada, the Diavik Diamond Mine is a producer of gem-quality diamonds. At Diavik, a strong focus is placed on protecting the local environment, as well as supporting communities through employment and education.
So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.
If you are looking for change, a new career and would like to work for a successful global
organization, join us today.
Additional Information
Priority consideration will be given to qualified applicants who are beneficiaries of the DDMI
Participation Agreement Groups and to qualified applicants residing in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory. Members must clearly identify their status in their application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.
What we offer
Be recognized for your contribution, thinking and hard work, and go home knowing you’ve
helped the world progress.
• A work environment where safety is always the number one priority.
• Career development to further your technical or leadership ambitions.

• A competitive compensation.
• Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical programs, pension, and savings plans.
• Attractive share ownership plan.
• Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave.)

Every Voice Matters
At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples,
women, the LGBTQIA2 community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from
different cultural backgrounds.
We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves.
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 anything else that makes us different.
About Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where
we produce iron ore, copper, aluminum, critical minerals and other materials needed for the
global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive. We have been
mining for 150 years and operate with knowledge built up across generations and continents.
Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for
innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re
focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities.
Working at Rio Tinto also means choosing to be part of a company designated as one of
Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023 for a 4th consecutive year.

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Closing Date: May 27, 2024

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