Dozer, Excavator and Grader Operators (Mine Operations)

Full Time

  Pelly Construction Limited (

  Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada

Pelly Construction Ltd. is a family owned and operated contract mining company. The head office is located in Whitehorse, Yukon. Over the past 24 years Pelly has successfully completed many substantial earth moving projects, mine development & operation, environmental reclamation projects, as well as an airstrip in Rothera, Antarctica.

Currently Pelly is operating two large scale open pit mining operations; at the Minto Copper Mine in the Yukon and Brule Coal Mine in Northern B.C. We own and maintain a large fleet of newer model heavy duty equipment, including a Hitachi 8000 Shovel and a fleet of Caterpillar rock trucks, dozers, loaders, graders and excavators. Pelly employs over 300 personnel from across Canada. Positions vary from laborers to servicemen, equipment operators, camp attendants, site administration staff, foremen and superintendants.

Pelly is the North's premier contract mining company and we strive to be the top Northern employer. Our staff is valuable and we treat them with honesty and fairness. Integrity is inherent to all of Pelly's business practices, including clients, partnerships with First Nations and employer to employee relationships.

We have an on-going need for eager individuals to become part of the Pelly team. We offer competitive wages, accommodations, group health benefits and RRSP matching program, flexible rotational shifts and on the job training.

All individuals who are short listed for employment will be contacted directly by a Pelly Superintendant and will be interviewed and assessed for their qualifications for our open positions.

We currently have openings for the following heavy duty equipment operators:

Dozer  - Caterpillar D8L - D11R

Grader - Caterpillar 14G - 16G

Excavator -  Caterpillar 345B - 365 - 375 - 385CL and Hitachi 1100, 1200, 1800 

Previous experience running the above or similar equipment is necessary. Open pit mining experience is an asset. 


The positions offered are located at our Brule Mine Site, which is located near Chetwynd, British Columbia. Our rotational schedule is 20 days on with 10 days off. Daily working hours range from 10.5 to 12+. We pay overtime rate after 8 hours daily and 40 hours weekly. We pay double time rate after 12 hours daily. Meals and Accomodations are included. Pelly offers a generous Sunlife Group benefits package which includes medical, dental, travel and life insurance coverage. In addition, Pelly also offers Sunlife Group RRSP and matching contributions with a yearly maximum.