Heavy Equipment Trainer

Atlantic Gold Corporation continues to expand our team and are seeking a Heavy Equipment Trainer for our Moose River Consolidated Mine based exploration team. Moose River Consolidated Mine is Atlantic Gold’s flagship mine located approximately one hour outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada and went into production in fall 2017.

The role of Heavy Equipment Trainer offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to join our organization and make a significant impact on our operational efficiency and safety outcomes.  

Reporting to the Mine Manager, the Heavy Equipment Trainer works to assist operations managers in identifying, training needs and developing task training for mobile equipment operation, and safe operating practices. Provides assistance in developing and maintaining training modules and maintaining records.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Be a visible safety leader
  • Identify safety issues and encourage a site safe work culture with safety being top priority
  • Promote & foster Company goals & objectives with all Heavy Equipment Training activities
  • Apply all applicable regulations, codes and develop corporate/site standards to all Heavy Equipment Training
  • Under minimal supervision, assists in identifying, training and developing task training for mobile equipment operation, and safe operating practices
  •  Provides assistance in developing and maintaining training modules
  •  Maintains records of training conducted and on all training activities
  • Works with plant and operations to identify training needs, improving operator efficiencies and auditing safe operating practices
  • Attends vendor classes to keep up to date with changing technology, techniques, standards, and equipment
  • Performs equipment inspections and operator evaluations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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

  • Ability to work with diverse personalities.
  • Knowledge of off-highway aggregate equipment, operations and mining techniques.
  • Good teaching abilities, communication and written skills required.
  • Basic computer knowledge is required, particularly Microsoft Office Software
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management.
  • Capability to identify potential task trainers at all the facilities.
  • Must possess the ability to create in-house technical training modules for off-highway equipment operations.
  • Clean driver’s abstract and valid driver’s license


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 hr@atlanticgoldcorporation.com and submit your resume via email siting Heavy Equipment Trainer 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