Back-Up Operator Job in Canada

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Job title: Back-Up Operator

Company: Nutrien

Expected salary:

Location: Allan, SK

Back-Up Operator Job Details:

At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety, inclusion, integrity and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With nearly 25,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers globally.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, act with integrity, and who support inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us raise the expectation of what an agriculture company can be and grow your career.

Back-up Operator – Allan, Saskatchewan, Canada

This role reports to an assigned Shift Supervisor in the Mine Operations Department.

What you will do:

  • Support safe and efficient achievement of production targets through operation of underground mining equipment
  • Manual labor including: clean-up/shoveling, scaling, bolting, operating equipment, loading and unloading of miscellaneous supplies and equipment, piling materials, adding and reclaiming hardware, hanging cables, installing line brattice for ventilation, setting up extensible belts, and other duties as required
  • Work safely in a mining environment and able to follow the procedures and policies that are in place
  • Participate in safety meetings and inspections in compliance with all Nutrien procedures and policies
  • Shift work of days/nights and weekends

What you will bring:

  • Grade 12 Diploma or GED
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers’ License
  • Willingness to learn and gain adequate knowledge and experience through training
  • Ability to interact positively with co-workers and supervisors
  • Ability to work safely and effectively in a labour intensive team environment, as well as independently
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Skills in documentation and electronic reporting would be an asset
  • Ability to adapt and utilize modern technology in documentation and use of machinery
  • Previous experience in an industrial environment is an asset

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

This job will remain posted until filled. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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At Nutrien, we never stop growing, because our world never does. Our size can help us weather a storm, but with that ability comes a great responsibility—to our growers and customers, our employees and shareholders, our communities, and the planet.

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