Mill Operator

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Mill Operator
  • Experience 3-5 Years
  • Posting ID 5445
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Bonus Travel Allpowance

Job Description

Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company. 

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment.  New Gold would like to acknowledge the lands and resources of the Treaty 3 Territory and respect the traditional values of our First Nation partners.

To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page.

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:

  •     A stimulating values-based work environment
  •     A culture of collaboration and inclusion
  •     Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  •     Career development opportunities
  •     A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
  •     A competitive total compensation program
  •     A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

Rainy River Mine

Situated in beautiful northwestern Ontario, 65 km northwest of Fort Frances, the Rainy River Mine is an open pit, gold and silver producing, residential mine site.

The Rainy River Mine, located adjacent to the Ontario / Minnesota border is 65 Kilometers northwest of Fort Frances, Ontario and is situated half way between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario  The area is home to more than 130 species of birds and large populations of moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including hunting, fishing, winter sports and lake country then this is an area you will love to live and work in.

Applicants who reside in Northwestern Ontario and have experience working in a cross-cultural environment, coupled with knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities presented to those living in the Northwest Ontario, are assets. Hiring priority will be given to qualified applicants who are beneficiaries of the Impact Benefits Agreement (IBA) and to qualified applicants residing in the Northwest Ontario communities. (Indigenous) Members must clearly identify their status on the online job application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.

The mill operator role reports into the Mill Supervisor and completes the following tasks:

• Ensure the safe & efficient operation of all areas in the mill.
• Report any unsafe conditions to your supervisor immediately.
• Other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
• Ensure that guidelines are adhered to.
• Inspect the circuits regularly to detect any trouble spots and have them corrected as quickly as possible.
• Advise the supervisor of any problem areas.
• Maintain a clean and safe work area.
• As time allows, be available for training in different areas of the mill.
• Change circuits on a regular basis to gain experience within the plant.


• 3 plus years in milling environment
• Experience in operational circuits (Grinding, leaching, reagents, CND, tailings, crushing, elution & control room)
• Previous experience working in the mill or industrial environment is considered an asset
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Proficient with computer and computer based equipment
• Ability to read and comprehend instructions and signage
• Ability to work safely and effectively in a team environment as well as independently
• Able to work a 7 day 12 hour per day rotation with day and night shift schedule

Why New Gold?

• Highly competitive base salary, compensation programs and an annual incentive program
• Extended health & Dental Benefit
• Short-term and long-term disability insurance benefit
• Defined match contribution to group registered retirement savings account
• Performance-based incentive plan
• Relocation allowance or Travel allowance & Camp

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process. New Gold does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a forma contractual arrangement with the Company.  Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by New Gold will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.

Inclusion, Equal Opportunity, Accessibility

New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected factors.  Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

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