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Northshore Mining Company, a subsidiary of Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc. is a taconite mining and processing facility located in Northern Minnesota. The mining facility is located in Babbitt, MN, and the processing plant is located in Silver Bay, MN, on the north shore of Lake Superior.
We have periodic openings for Mine Operations Technicians. Although we may not have an immediate opening, we are always accepting applications for this position.
Due to the large volume of applications received, only those candidates chosen for further consideration may be contacted. Applications remain on file for six months. You will be required to reapply for this position after the six month time period has expired.
The primary function of this position is to operate multiple pieces of large mining equipment associated with the production of taconite pellets in a self-directed work environment. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, end-dump trucks, front-end loaders, dozers, and graders.
Requirements for this position include, but are not limited to:
Minimum of a 2-year post-secondary or 4-year post-secondary degree, OR 4-year apprenticeship in related work, OR 4-years full-time military history with directly related work experience (part-time military only considered if candidate has at least 2 years of full-time deployment with work experience applicable to position), OR 2 years of directly related full-time work experience. 2-year post-secondary degree in Mining Industrial Technology or Heavy Equipment Operations & Maintenance is preferred.
Work experience in an industrial environment is preferred.
Recent heavy equipment operating experience is preferred.
Excellent safety record and genuine concern for safety in the workplace.
Excellent attendance record.
Must be flexible with work assignments; will assist other departments as needed and required.
Must have an exceptional work ethic, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work in a self-directed team environment.
Must be able to use a computer.
Must be willing to work rotating shifts.
Founded in 1847, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest and oldest independent iron ore mining company in the United States. We are a major supplier of iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from our mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota.
By 2020, Cliffs expects to be the sole producer of hot briquetted iron (HBI) in the Great Lakes region with the development of its first production plant in Toledo, OH. Driven by the core values of safety, social, environmental and capital stewardship, our employees endeavor to provide all stakeholders with operating and financial transparency.
Ready to seek your newest professional adventure? Explore our range of opportunities and join us at Cliffs.
Cleveland-Cliffs offers opportunities for high-performing individuals in a myriad of technical and professional disciplines. Whether in the field or office, Cliffs fosters an environment that empowers our employees to achieve their highest potential. Regardless of the location, employees will be presented with a challenging and rewarding environment. A competitive compensation package, opportunities for advancement and work-life balance all lead to a positive, passionate career at Cleveland-Cliffs.