Haul Truck Driver

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  • Career Level Equipment Operator
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • No. of Openings 1

Job Description

With headquarters in Vancouver, Canada, Taseko Mines Limited is a leading North American copper producer across a range of key dimensions: operational efficiency; low energy and GHG intensity, environmentally sound, socially responsible development; healthy and safe workplaces and communities.

The Company’s foundational asset is the long-life, low-cost Gibraltar copper mine (75% owned) in south-central British Columbia, for which it has won numerous environmental and safety awards for operational excellence.  Gibraltar is a state-of-the-art facility and the second largest open pit copper mine in Canada, with a 700+ person workforce.  Gibraltar produces an average of 130 million pounds of copper and 2.5 million pounds of molybdenum each year, with mineral reserves sufficient for more than 20 years of future operations.

Taseko is also advancing the Florence Copper Project in Arizona – a near-term copper producer with an unparalleled energy, water and GHG profile per unit of production. Florence Copper is a unique ‘in-situ copper recovery’ project which,  once operating, will significantly increase Taseko’s copper production.  Taseko expects to receive its final federal permit for the Florence Copper Project in 2022, after which construction will commence. The project will  have a production capacity of 85 million pounds of copper per year over a 20-year mine life.

The Yellowhead Project is a large, long-life copper project that Taseko added to its development portfolio in 2019. Located 150km north of Kamloops in the Thompson-Nicola region of BC, the Yellowhead deposit is similar to the Gibraltar deposit in size and grade. The Company is currently preparing to initiate the provincial and federal Environmental Assessment process for Yellowhead, while advancing technical and other work required to move the project towards production.

Taseko’s strategy is to sustainably and profitably grow the company through developing our pipeline of high-quality advanced-stage mineral assets. We are looking for qualified applicants who are interested in joining our team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts pre-trip/walk-around safety inspections and completes daily Field Level Risk Assessments for daily activities.
  • Perform all haul truck activities including loading at electric rope shovels and front end loaders, hauling and dumping & operate the haul trucks safely and efficiently to meet production targets.
  • Maintain operators cab cleanliness, complete documentation as required and interact with WENCO dispatch system.
  • Work as part of a team and communicate effectively with supervisors, dispatchers, other haul truck operators, shovel operators, dozer operators and support equipment operators.
  • Understand and follow all company safety policies and procedures.
  • Other related duties as required.

Professional Experience / Qualifications

  • Ability to sit for up to 11 hours and to perform repetitive tasks.
  • Must be physically fit and able to lift 20-40 lbs. to shoulder height 2-4 times/shift and able to work primarily outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Canadian Driver’s License.

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

The Community

  • Williams Lake has a population of approximately 12,000 but services nearly 25,000 as it is a central hub for many outlying smaller communities.
  • Adult recreational leagues for many popular sports including hockey, soccer, and softball.
  • A fantastic trail network for mountain biking, walking, and hiking.
  • Dozens of nearby lakes for fishing, paddling, and camping opportunities.
  • Close by cross country and downhill skiing venues.

Compensation

At Taseko, we pride ourselves in offering a challenging and rewarding work environment. Our employees have the opportunity for career and professional growth through development, education, and succession plan programs.

In addition, our compensation benefit package includes competitive salaries and vacation packages, Health and Insurance benefit program, and Retirement Savings Plan.

If you are qualified for the position posted and are interested in being part of reshaping the future of Taseko Mines Limited, please contact us either through our website at https://www.tasekomines.com

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