Pic Mobert First Nation / Barrick Hemlo Contract

Job Description:

The successful candidates will be working as a belt cleaner responsible for cleaning under, and around conveyor belts in a safe, productive, and  cost-effective manner. They will ensure all programs, personal actions, and approaches support Barrick’s goals for safety, and sustainability. Act as  a safety champion, and constantly apply the principals, and spirit of Courageous Safety Leadership, and Courage to Care.

Under the direction of Barrick’s immediate Supervisors and the PMFN/Barrick Mine Contract Supervisor, the successful candidates will be responsible for cleaning the surface belts and keeping them free of debris. The successful candidates will work as part of the Labour Services  agreement between PMFN and Barrick Hemlo.

We are looking for individuals who will commit to being part of a team and are commitment to good attendance and work habits.


  • Ensure that you and your fellow workers work in the manner and with the protective devices, proper PPE, comply with the COVID protocols, measures, and procedures required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Regulations set at the Barrick Mine Site.
  • Ensure all hazards/incidents are reported in accordance with relevant procedures and appropriate remedial actions implemented in a timely  manner.
  • Clean surface Conveyor Belts, and other tasks as required by immediate site supervisor.
  • Safety is #1, ensuring that you and your fellow worker go home safe after every shift.

Working conditions:

  • Physically demanding (shoveling, heavy lifting, etc.)
  • Working in all weather conditions
  • Working in and around noise
  • Working in Dusty environments


  • Grade 12 / GED equivalent, or proof of working towards obtaining either diploma.
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test, physical demand analysis, and attend Barrick Site Orientation.
  • Must be a team player, able to work in a team environment, and able to always communicate well with supervisors, co-workers, and all Mine  Personnel in a sensitive, tactful, diplomatic, and professional manner.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Able to lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Valid Driver’s license, and a vehicle is an asset.
    • The successful candidate will be responsible for getting to and from work for all scheduled shifts.
    • Or reliable, and confirmed transportation to each, and every scheduled shift.
  • Heavy Equipment Certificates are an asset.

What we can offer you:

  • Opportunity to introduce, grow, and learn in the mining industry.
  • Make a difference and a lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Competitive Wage.
  • Monthly Bonus.
  • Monthly Travel Allowance.
  • Company approved safety work apparel for the specific job. (excluding leather work boots).

These are temporary positions and will be on a month-by-month basis, and these positions are currently only open to the Pic Mobert FN Band  members.

All are encouraged to apply, and if no Pic Mobert FN band member has applied by the set deadline, then the selection process will be open to the  public.

Potential start date:

  • June 01, 2021
  • 8 hours shifts, Monday – Friday, 7am – 3pm.

All interested personnel should email a resume to:

  • Mining Manager for WLLP, Annette Currie: mining@whitelakelp.ca
    cc. Contract Supervisor, Basil Sabourin: basilsabourin@barrick.com
    Please clearly mark: Resume – Belt Cleaner in the subject line

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.