Water Treatment Plant Operator


Company Profile

Minto Explorations Ltd is a Yukon-based mining company that operates the Minto copper, gold mine. It is located 240 kilometers north along the Klondike Highway from the capital Whitehorse. The Minto mine has recommenced operations and is ramping up production.  Minto is looking to build its workforce and is looking for a range of candidates who would like to become part of a dynamic, team-oriented, and performance-driven environment.

We are seeking a Water Treatment Plant Operator for a full-time/regular position. The role will be based at the Minto mine, which is a camp-based operation with a two-week on/two-week off rotation.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have;

  • Three (3) years’ experience as a Water Treatment Plant Operator;
  • Experience operating other circuits such as Crushing and Grinding in a flotation plant;
  • Strong sense of integrity, ethics and desire to positively impact the environment;
  • Ability to develop and foster strong working relationships;
  • Ability to work with a diverse cross-cultural workforce;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Physically fit to perform the duties of the position.


  • Operate water treatment plant, including multi-media filters and reverse osmosis units;
  • Inspect equipment on a regular basis; including changing filters;
  • Monitor operating conditions, meters, and gauges;
  • Collect and test water samples in the water treatment plant;
  • Record meter and gauge readings, and operational data; troubleshoot for process conditions;
  • Clean and maintain equipment, tanks, filter beds, and other work areas;
  • Able to handle reagents/chemicals in a safe manner. Required to mix some reagents as needed;
  • Stay current on environmental laws and regulations; be aware of water quality parameters;
  • Ensure safety standards are met;
  • Hold a valid drivers licence;
  • Follow all company policies & procedures;
  • Be a team player, and good communicator to your team and cross-shift;
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.

Priority consideration will be given to internal candidates and Selkirk First Nation citizens, Northern Tutchone citizens, Yukon First Nations and residents of Yukon Territory.


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