Equipment Operator – Utility 1

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Equipment Operator
  • Experience 1- 3 Years
  • No. of Openings 1

Job Description

Equipment Operator – Utility 1

About Arctic Canadian Diamond Company

Arctic Canadian Diamond Company (Arctic) is a Canadian mining company and a significant producer and supplier of premium rough diamond assortments to the global market. The company owns and operates the Ekati Diamond Mine. The company also holds a controlling interest in the Lac de Gras Diamond Project. The Ekati Diamond Mine and the Lac de Gras Diamond Project are located in Canada’s Northwest Territories. In addition to its mining and exploration operations, Arctic has offices in Canada and Belgium.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Team Leader – Site Services, the Equipment Operator – Utility 1 will operate equipment and perform labour tasks both safely and efficiently to successfully achieve the overall objectives of the Site Services department.

Job Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Safely and efficiently operate the following equipment: Vacuum / Roll-off / Sewer / Water / Cement / De-icing / Winch Trucks, 730 Articulating rock trucks, 777 Haul truck, IT 38 / 62 Front End Loaders, Cement Plant and Shot Crete Plant;
  • Safely and efficiently perform labour tasks including, but not limited to, dewatering duties, shoveling aggregate etc.


  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Class 1 Air Brake Certification
  • 1 year experience operating equipment in the construction or mining industry; please list equipment experience.
  • Experience working in the mining industry, northern Canada, and an understanding of the northern regulatory environment is preferred

What we offer

At Arctic, we believe people are our most important asset. This is why we are fully committed to the health, safety and well-being of our employees. We believe in establishing strong lasting and respectful relationships with the people and communities with whom we work.

Arctic is dedicated to developing our workforce and to creating an environment where people can learn, grow and take on new responsibilities. We build capacity within our workforce by offering leadership training, apprenticeship positions and adult education initiatives.

Arctic offers a competitive salary, performance bonus and total compensation package, including company paid extended health, dental and vision care, an Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP), employer matched pension, generous paid vacation and personal days, as well as a Dependent Scholarship Program and employee discounts. On site we provide accommodations and meals, a fully equipped gym and recreation facilities,

Additional Information

Arctic provides travel to and from the Ekati mine site out of Calgary, Yellowknife, and other northern fly points.

Employees need to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine.

Preference will be given to qualified applicants from Arctic’s Impact Benefit Agreement (IBA) Groups. Members should clearly identify their IBA status on the online job application and resume to receive priority consideration.

Visit to apply and to learn more about Arctic’s operations.

Closing Date: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

If this position interests you and you have the experience and qualifications we are looking for, please apply with resume.

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