Nevada Copper (TSX:NCU) owns Pumpkin Hollow - the only large-scale, fully-permitted copper project in North America. Located in Nevada, USA, Pumpkin Hollow has substantial reserves and resources including copper, gold and silver. Initial production is planned by end of 2019. With global mine supply declining and demand increasing, this is the right project at the right time.


Purpose of the Position

The Filtration Circuit Multi-Function Operator will be responsible for the effective and safe operation of fully automated equipment and infrastructure from the Tailings and Copper concentrate thickener feed wells through to discharge of filtered tailings to the TSF storage transfer stockpile and concentrate into the load out shed, both at target tonnage and moisture, as part of an approximate eight (8) person crew on a rotating day shift/night shift basis. Training and rotation on the other circuits will occur on a regular basis to improve the knowledge base and consistency within the Process Area and enable personnel to perform as multi-function Operators. Work practices must comply with local government and statutory requirements, in addition to company safety, health and environmental standards and procedures.



The Filtration Circuit Multi-Function Operator reports directly to the Mill Operations Supervisor in all aspects of mill processing and maintenance.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to safety by maintaining a clean work area and ensuring that unsafe work practices are avoided through regular communication
  • To mentor and train other operators within the work force to achieve consistent operation from the facilities, in conjunction with cross shifts, achieving world class levels of performance
  • Consistently strive to achieve target throughputs through the safe and effective operation of equipment with a demonstrated knowledge of the process and a willingness to learn and implement new technology and approaches to maximize performance
  • Maintain communication with Control Room, Ore Load Out, Grinding and Flotation circuit operators and support efforts and communication as required to achieve consistent performance
  • Define and communicate work requiring follow up by others with respect to unsafe work conditions, equipment repair, or conditions that may limit production capacity
  • Inspect the work area and ensure that operating report sheets are neatly written, that operational checks are thorough, and operating practices comply with company safety and environmental requirements
  • Promote a work environment that embraces discussion, change, innovation and problem solving
  • Create a high-performance culture within an organization that embraces innovation and problem solving


Health and Safety

  • Ensure that all safety procedures and regulatory guidelines are followed
  • Support the site safety culture through leadership and regularly engaging with and holding the workforce accountable for safe work practices
  • Participate in health and safety meetings and risk reviews as required



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum three (3) years prior industrial experience preferred
  • Experience with U.S. Mining Regulatory Agencies
  • Exhibit a passion for innovative concepts that can transform the business
  • Must be able to pass a Nevada Copper certification test to confirm, following a period of training, an understanding of safety and operational concepts and requirements for the Filtration Circuit



  • General knowledge of health & safety, mining, maintenance and accounting functions
  • An initial functional knowledge of pressure filtration is preferred. At the very least candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn, to listen and to follow through
  • Able to work independently and communicate effectively with others
  • Capable and willing to train other operators to improve their Filtration circuit skills


Personal Attributes

Demonstrate a dedication to Nevada Copper’s corporate culture to include but not limited to:

  • Exhibit care and concern for fellow colleagues
  • Willingness to work in and support an environment free from bureaucracy
  • Ability to approach work with flexibility and agility as changing business needs arise
  • Be a highly effective contributor
  • Be decisive and results-oriented
  • Maintain personal standards of conduct
  • Be respectful in all working interactions
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Be consistent and fair


Physical and Mental Demands and Requirements

  • Operate a vehicle with a valid driver’s license
  • Climb stairwells and be capable of working on elevated platforms
  • Walk on uneven ground
  • Periodically work in adverse weather conditions
  • Lift and potentially carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Sit for extended periods of time
  • Stay alert during periods of inactivity
  • Work independently on a rotating day shift/night shift


Work Schedule and Personal Protective Equipment

The incumbent is expected to work on a rotating 12-hour day shift/night shift schedule. Personal Protective Equipment required for the field work portion of this position includes, but is not limited to, hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, and steel-toed boots. All equipment must be MSHA approved as applicable.



Nevada Copper has some of the best employees in the industry. To retain top talent, we offer some of the best benefits in the industry. Some of the benefits we offer are listed below:

  • Full Benefits package
  • 401k
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Vacation and Holiday PTO

We are an equal opportunity employer.
Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.