2553 Aberdeen, Lower Nicola, BC Canada V1K 1B8
Cell (Anytime): 250-315-7626

Experience with Mill Operations and Heavy Equipment·

Objective – To secure a position where my diverse Equipment Operating skills and experience will be a valuable asset to your team.
Grade 12
Relevant Work Experience:
40 Years

Pipeline and Construction Safety Training – Canadian Petroleum Training Institute
Nov 2020

Pipeline Construction Readiness Training – Canadian Petroleum Training Institute
Nov 2020

Work Experience
Craigmont Industries Ltd, Likely BC
April 2020-September 2020
Excavator Operator/Loader Operator

Loaded concentrate trucks. Managed stockpiles and quality control on shipping. Hauled feed for concentrator as well as fed the Mill when required.

Coeur Silvertip, Watson Lk
September 2017-February 2020
Grinding Mill Operator
Part of the JDS Silver commissioning team. Met and exceeded production goals. Maintaining the grind while pushing new throughput goals.

Trace Resources, Merritt BC
October 2014-August 2017
Loader Operator, Bobcat Operator
Managed log yard. Loaded trucks and supervised shipping. Operated bobcat between loads and yard work. Assisted millwrights during scheduled shut downs.
Craigmont Industries Ltd, Likely BC
March 2014- September 2014
Loader Operator/Excavator Operator/Mill Operations Trainee
Responsible for stockpiling, sampling, and loading magnetite concentrate. At the same time, spending extra attention to quality control and assisting Mill Operations on a daily basis. Taking densities and controlling the grind with wet screening methods.
Huldra Silver, Merritt BC
November 2012-September 2013
Grinding Mill Operator/Fine Ore Bin Operator/Crusher Operator
Controlled the grinding mill density optimizing tonnage while monitoring the cyclones and feeding the mineral processing plant. Ran the Jaw Crusher checking gap size on a regular basis and assisted at the grizzly running the loader.

Ardew Wood Products, Merritt BC
April 1978- 2012
Log Yard Co-ordinator
Co-ordinated the log yard for over 25 years, increasing productivity. In the past, Ardew operated two loaders; however, since taking over the position, was able to run the log yard efficiently with only one loader. This was especially cost-effective for the company. Operating the LeTourneau as well as the grapple/bucket loader keeping up with new production demands.

Planer man

Supervised planer production with an entire circuit. Forklift operators, tilt hoist operator, planer infeed, product graders, pull chain employees and stacker operator.
Personal Attributes
Production Record

Coeur Silvertip 570tph shift
Safety Award for Zero Time Loss Accidents

Only Employee to Ever Receive a Safety Award for 25 years
Perfect Attendance

Never Missed a Scheduled Shift
Hard Working Dedicated Member of the Production Team

Working Hard to Save the Company Money Where Ever Possible
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