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Utility Equipment Operator


Smithers, British Columbia, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA


Closing Date: March 22, 2023


Job Summary:

Galore Creek Mining Corporation is seeking Utility Equipment Operators to work at the Galore Creek Project in northwestern British Columbia to support the field program planned for mid-April to late October 2023.  Initially reporting to the Field Operations Supervisors, the Utility Equipment Operators are primarily responsible for supporting camp services, and technical studies throughout the site. 



Galore Creek currently operates two camps on the project site. One road accessible camp (~96 person capacity) and one helicopter supported camp (~131 person capacity).


The position is seasonal and will be camp based on a 15 days in, 13 days out schedule inclusive of travel.  Rotation schedule may be subject to change as field planning evolves. 


Located in the territory of the Tahltan Nation in northwestern British Columbia, Galore Creek is one of the world’s largest undeveloped copper-gold-silver deposits. Galore Creek Mining Corporation (GCMC), a partnership between Newmont Corporation (Newmont) and Teck Resources Limited (Teck), is committed to advancing the asset towards a development decision with meaningful input from the Tahltan Nation and BC regulators. GCMC highly values its long-standing relationship with the Tahltan Nation, and continues to implement the 2006 Participation Agreement, including involving the Tahltan Nation in regulatory processes and review of environmental performance, and providing preferential contracting and employment opportunities.  Working closely with the Tahltan Nation and local communities, we strive for excellence in all our activities, with continuous improvement and responsible practices that contribute to sustainable development.  


More information on the Project is available at




  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhering to the safety and sustainability culture on the common values of health, safety, environment and social responsibility shared by Teck and Newmont (the Partners)
  • Operate mobile equipment (ie. Skidsteer, loaders, forklifts, etc) in a safe manner following GCMC’s environmental and safety guidelines.
  • Perform support activities including labour and equipment operation in and around camps and along the project access infrastructure.
  • Operate mobile equipment safely in close proximity of personnel, and in support of labour crews.




  • Certification for operation of mobile equipment including: Skidsteer, Loader, and Forklift.
  • Certification and experience with other mobile equipment such as excavator, grader, lifts and rock trucks an asset. 
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license, non-restricted.
  • Ability to work in challenging remote terrain, uneven surfaces, and all-weather conditions. Ability to lift 50lbs.
  • High School diploma or better.
  • WHMIS certification.
  • Minimum 2 years’ mobile equipment operation experience.



At Galore Creek, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Galore Creek respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


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