Assessor/Trainer, Heavy Equipment [F217]

Assessor/Trainer, Heavy Equipment [F217]

10 Nov
Rio Tinto

10 Nov

Rio Tinto


Assessor/ Trainer – Heavy Equipment

Work with an exceptional team of operations and maintenance personnel across the mine site

Be part of a team focused on growing employee morale and that helps to confirm Diavik as an employer and partner of choice

An opportunity to introduce and implement continuous improvement initiatives

About the role

We are looking for an Assessor/ Trainer – Heavy Equipment to be responsible for training employees and contractors. To train employees in safe and proper methods of heavy equipment operations.

Located at the Lac de Gras Mine site,

you will be working on a 3 weeks on / 3 weeks off rotation in the interim with the potential that this change to a 2 weeks on / 2 weeks off rotation in the future, once the COVID-19 pandemic normalizes.

Working collaboratively with all operational and functional departments, you will be responsible for:

Developing, administering, and leading heavy equipment operator training programs;

Training employees in safe and proper methods of heavy equipment operations;

Follow-up with employees in the field who have received training to monitor learning retention levels;

Analysing training programs/software;

Developing performance-based systems to evaluate current and future training needs;

Developing relationships with heavy equipment vendors to utilize educational resources available to the company;

Coordinating training activities and perform administrative functions using SAP;

Complying with and promoting the health, safety and environment improvement action plan and all Diavik and Rio Tinto Standards;.

Delivering HSE training for but not limited to confined space, hot work, isolation training.

You will also be expected to assist on an as needed basis to facilitate all aspects of our HSE training which include but are not limited to:

Confined space training

Fall Arrest training

Hot work

Crane and Rigging

Isolation/Arc Flash

Light vehicle

All required training for the above mentioned HSE training will be provided.

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:

Strong safety mindset;

Minimum 5 years of heavy equipment operating experience on various types of heavy equipment (i.e. Dozers, Front-End Loaders, Excavators, Shovels, Graders, etc.)

A valid driver’s license;

Training certifications on heavy equipment operations would be an asset;

Experience in developing, administering, and leading heavy equipment operator training programs;

Demonstrated ability to provide hands-on training in an amicable, positive, supportive, patient and motivational manner;

Strong verbal and written communication skills, translating technical information for the target audience;

Experience with industry knowledge to understand concepts, practices, and procedures;

Previous experience with SAP system would be an asset.

Northern residency and experience working in a cross-cultural environment, coupled with knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities presented to those living in the North, are assets. Hiring priority 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 Territories. Members must clearly identify their status on the online job application and resume if they wish to receive priority consideration.

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.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines. Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint – and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

Every Voice Matters

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.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

We are seeking to increase the diversity across our operations in order to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees and encourage female applicants to apply.

Closing Date: November 20, 2020

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