Excavator Operator - BHP Mine


Saskatoon, SK, CA, S7K 5Z2


Position: Excavator Operator

Project Location: BHP Jansen Potash Mine

Project Type: Industrial  

Shift: Days

Schedule: 14/7 

Accommodations: Camp provided

GC: Graham

Allied Partner: JCL Industrial Constructors 

Reference Number: 24073



Jardeg is currently recruiting for Excavator Operators at the BHP Jansen Potash Mine project.


BHP’s Jansen Potash Project is located near Saskatoon, SK (approximately 140 kilometers East of Saskatoon) and BHP’s first and most advanced potash project and it will be the world’s largest potash mine once completed.  Jansen will add diversity and a Canadian presence for Canadian companies supplying goods and services for this major economic development. Jansen Stage 1 is the first of four potential phases and includes an initial investment of CAD$7.5 billion. Once Jansen Stage 1 commences production in 2026, it will generate 4.35 megatons of potash every year.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Finishing grade +/- 10mm in timely manner
  • Back filling and transporting materials
  • Place riprap to design
  • Working in congested areas
  • Other duties as requested



  • Valid certificates for the operation of Excavator
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience operating equipment in an industrial workplace
  • CSTS 2020 or SCOT
  • WHMIS 2015
  • Valid Driver's License and a clean driver's abstract
  • Zoom Boom Certification is an asset
  • TDG Required




With a significant presence in the construction, industrial maintenance, and turnaround sectors, Jardeg is the largest recruiter of skilled trades in Canada.

Annually, we support approximately 10 million hours of work and provide recruitment services of 10,000+ people.


If you’re a tradesperson working in Canada, our position across commercial, infrastructure, and industrial construction, plus maintenance and turnarounds means we have more than just a job for you. We have a lifetime of work.