Electrical and Instrumentation Maintenance Superintendent – 986433

Newmont has recently acquired Newcrest Mining creating the world’s leading gold mining company.  

With operations around the world, our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities where we operate. We aim to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work. We bring out the best in each other, inspiring performance and a shared belief that what we do matters.  

Our Brucejack operation is now recruiting for the position of E&I Superintendent with a competitive base salary between $145,000.00 – $185,000.00 dependant on experience, skills, and qualifications, with an additional short term incentive of 20% .  The offered base salary will be determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills and competencies with consideration to internal equity. 

Purpose of the Role

The E&I Superintendent’s primary responsibility is to coordinate and oversee Electrical/Instrumentation maintenance and from time to time under the direction of senior management perform construction activities at the Brucejack Mine. Maintenance activities include maintenance on electrical distribution system coming to site, power distribution on site, Mill power and instrumentation needs, Underground power support and power systems related to diesel generation. Your scope of responsibility includes but is not limited to Knipple, Bowser, Wildfire camps and Brucejack Terminal (BJT), High line from Smithers to site.


Perform the following duties, with safety being the number one priority:

  • Ensure that a high safety culture is propagated within the department and throughout peer departments.
  • Oversee supervision of project and maintenance activities to ensure budgets and schedules are met and systems are working as per design requirements.
  • Consult and collaborate with the Operations team to identify priorities and coordinate project goals & objectives.
  • Lead the improvement and implementation of Maintenance and Material Resource planning for the Site Electrical/Instrumentation maintenance Team.
  • Read and interpret electrical drawings & sketches to determine layout options.
  • Supervise a team of Electrical/Instrumentation Trades and personnel and provide daily direction on planned work assignments as well as maintenance planning.
  • Support and contribute to the activities of the Planning and Reliability group.
  • Oversee the installation/maintenance of all electrical equipment and infrastructure materials ensuring build elements comply with manufacturer’s specifications and all relevant code requirements.
  • Develop, plan, and maintain scheduled and unscheduled preventive maintenance programs, including relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for measuring system/equipment reliability and long-range performance.
  • Adjust plans and activities to meet the changing needs of the Site Electrical/Instrumentation Maintenance Team.
  • Consult with the Human Resources Department for assistance in resolving labor issues.
  • Coordinate labour, equipment and supplies for each project to ensure continuous workflow and remain on schedule.
  • Assess project progress and report any deviations from planned objectives if deemed necessary.
  • Participate in daily/weekly safety, toolbox and construction project meetings and present project status reports.
  • Provide guidance, training & mentorship to assigned personnel to ensure project tasks and goals are understood and accomplished successfully.
  • Ensure that all work is conducted in a safe manner in compliance with applicable Codes, Newmont’s Health & Safety policies, WCB and HSRC for Mines regulations.
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOP’s) to ensure tasks are performed safely.
  • Evaluate system efficiencies and recommend changes to ensure that targets and deadlines are met.
  • Be fully experienced in CMMS – Computerized Maintenance Management System
  • Have fundamental experience in maintenance systems and Philosophies including but not limited to RCM, Six Sigma.
  • Have a full understanding of maintenance systems as it relates to warehousing functions and its relationship to the business.
  • Understand world class standards from a maintainability and reliability point of view.
  • Other duties as required.

What We Offer  

We are committed to ensuring that our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we provide comfortable on-site accommodations with private washrooms, including excellent balanced meals prepared by our culinary team. Team members can expect access to TV and Wi-Fi, our on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities including a golf simulator, high-intensity fitness classes, yoga classes, seasonal snowshoeing, and hiking groups. You will also have access to a fully equipped music room while on site.      

All our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:  

·       Travel allowance and arrangements made for transportation to and from site  

·       Competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications  

·       Competitive Benefits and Registered Retirement Savings Plan matching program 

·       Ongoing training with continuous growth and development opportunities    

It is important to note that the safety and wellbeing of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.    

About You  

Position requirements include, but are not limited to:   

Certification Red Seal in Electrical or Instrumentation trade qualifications with at least ten years’ experience supervising a maintenance team. Underground related experience would be an asset.


  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Demonstrated Management abilities in both technical and operational settings
  • Experience developing first class maintenance planning and material resource planning
  • Experience working and interacting with government regulators/inspectors
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)
  • Exceptional organizational, leadership, supervisory and conflict management skills
  • Computer software skills (i.e. word processing, spreadsheets etc.)
  • Previous experience with SAP would be a benefit

Additional Information

  • This position follows a 13 day in 13 day out rotation schedule with 2 days travel and 12 hours work days.
  • Able to pass employment medical screening
  • Comfortable working in close quarters with the team & in extreme weather conditions
  • Newmont promotes a drug and alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre- employment drug testing and with cause drug testing.


Our Commitment to You  

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Underpinned by our values of Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Responsibility and Inclusion, our commitment is to respect the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.   

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, submit your application through our website before the advertised closing date.