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Mine Haul Truck Operator – (12 Months Contract)

  • Great location within the Salt Lake Valley, short commute times, and close proximity to many great outdoor activities

  • Competitive salary & benefits ($21.00/hour plus health benefits and employee incentive after applicable waiting periods)

  • 12-Month casual and temporary role with potential to become a permanent position with corresponding increase in pay and benefits - Bingham Canyon Mine

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximize value for our shareholders. Everything we do is done with the future firmly in mind, so our employees are rewarded with opportunity, an open and diverse culture and a responsible working environment in which they can go further.

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

The Opportunity

We are looking for Mine Haul Truck Operators to join the Kennecott Utah Copper team on a 12-month (Casual & Temporary) contract and contribute to safe and efficient mining operations.

Rio Tinto Kennecott is a fully integrated mining operation located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, US. Kennecott is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto. For more than 110 years, Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich orebody of the Bingham Canyon Mine. Kennecott is a strong economic driver and strives to be a valuable community partner through strategic partnerships, charitable giving and sustainable development practices

What the role entails

This role is a great opportunity to further your career in one of the world's leading open pit mining operations. Working a rotating 12-hour shift and reporting to the Supervisor - Operations, you will be:

  • Actively engaging with employees in discussions and initiatives that keep everyone safe and promote the “Zero Harm” safety culture

  • Receiving instructions from Supervisors and other leaders related to operating or controlling assigned equipment in accordance with standard operating procedures

  • Observing and inspecting equipment, material, gauges and indicators and making adjustments as indicated

What you will need for this role

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • A high school diploma or GED

  • Ability and commitment to work rotating 12 hour shifts (Both days and nights)

  • A constant commitment to approaching tasks safely and intelligently

It will also be beneficial if you have:

  • A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

  • Prior work experience in a mining, construction or other applicable industrial setting

So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.

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


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