Hoist Operator
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Hoist Operator

Posted on 18-Jun-2020 by Cementation Canada
Location Nipissing, North Bay

Job Description:

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • In coordination with other crew members the Hoist Operator follows job procedures and regulations to perform the assigned tasks. The essential duties and responsibilities of the Hoist Operator include:
    • Communicate status of the hoist, conveyances and shaft with cross shift Hoist Operator at shift change
    • Read and become familiar with all recent entries in log books
    • Perform all daily checks on operating hoists, including brakes, overwinds and track limits, as required
    • Conduct trial trips, as required
    • Record results of all tests in Hoist Operator log book
    • Operate the hoist under the direction of the authorized person giving signals
    • Operate the stage winches under the direction of the authorized person giving signals
    • Other duties as may be assigned

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure full understanding and compliance with company policies and work in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other local regulatory requirements
  • Have the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment
  • Fully supports and actively participates in the team safety program based on culture and innovation
  • Ensure that any equipment deemed damaged or unsafe by virtue of a defect, or a machine of which any protection system is inoperative, is not used and communicated to the supervisor
  • Work closely with other crew members to create and maintain a synergy required to accomplish the shift line-up in the cycle
  • Ensure applicable procedures and work standards for all tasks are understood, adhered to and complied at all times for all such work
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the workplace
  • Utilize all safety systems as specified within the site safety management system

Pre-Employment Qualifications:

  • Pre-employment drug, alcohol and medical testing
  • Criminal Record Check (if applicable)
  • Full Basic Underground Common Core
  • Required speciality modules include: U0012, U0013, U0074, U0083
  • Minimum 3 years hoist related experience

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Fall Arrest
  • Lifesaver TM-60 (self-rescuer)
  • Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with others
  • Able to effectively prioritize workload to ensure deadlines are met
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Instructions for Applying:

Start your application today by following this link https://cementationjobs.applicantpool.com/jobs/. Alternatively resumes can be emailed to hrdepartment@cementation.com or faxed to 705-472-8185. When submitting your resume, please include relevant qualifications including, but not limited to, Ontario Common Core.