Pretivm invests in its staff to advance their skills and careers, and Andrade Louie is a great example. Andrade was initially hired on a temporary contract in 2016 and worked as a Surface Labourer and Light Equipment Operator before being offered a permanent position in June 2017. In November 2019, his hard work was recognized with a promotion to Heavy Equipment Operator 2.
Andrade is passionate about his work and enjoys learning how to use different types of equipment. He appreciates the great working environment at the Brucejack Mine. In particular, he enjoys the strong sense of community that camp life provides, and feels that it has become his second home. Andrade is a member of the Tahltan Nation and lives in Dease Lake. When he is at home, he works as a hunting guide.