Job Summary:

Under the direction of a Shift Supervisor, the Excavator Operator is responsible for operating an excavator to move ore or waste rock and load haul trucks according to the mining plan.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Typical activities associated with this position include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure safety of fellow employees
  • Inspect equipment at the beginning of every shift
  • Report damage or malfunctions to vehicle immediately
  • Load haul trucks
  • Ensure loading is in accordance with truck weight limits
  • Monitor instruments in excavator
  • Conduct other earthworks as directed by supervisor
  • Obey all driving rules on site
  • Be aware of surroundings at all times
  • Protect and promote the interest of this company in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy such responsibilities
  • Perform other duties to assist as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Training on Cat Excavators preferred
  • Extensive experience in operating similar equipment
  • Ability to work 4x4 12 hour shift schedule
  • Ability to work Mon-Thur: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Fri: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Ability to follow a firm work schedule as directed by supervisor
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly
  • Working safely is a condition of employment.


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, aboriginal peoples and members of visible minorities. Members of the Mi’ kmaq community are encouraged to self identify in your email application. There is no Fly-In-Fly-Out roster or camp for this mine. We offer relocation assistance for qualified candidates who are willing to relocate.

Interested candidates are invited to click and submit your resume via email siting Excavator Operator in the subject line.

Recruitment agencies are requested to refrain from submitting resumes to this posting. AGC will not recognize unsolicited candidates from recruitment firms.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified