Heavy Duty Mechanic – 986586

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 a Heavy Duty Mechanic with a competitive wage of $58.85 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 10%.

In this role, you will ensure all mechanical mobile equipment related to the building, construction and site operation(s) are maintained in safe and working order while supporting all Health & Safety policies and regulations.

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

  • Checking bulldozers, cranes, graders, other heavy construction, and mining equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions.
  • Checking underground drills, scoops, haul trucks and various underground equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions.
  • Diagnosing faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required.
  • Adjusting equipment and repairing or replacing defective parts, components, or systems, using hand and power tools.
  • Testing repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications.
  • Cleaning, lubricating, and performing other routine maintenance work on equipment.
  • Servicing attachments and working tools such as harvesting and tillage equipment, blades, ploughs, winches, and side booms.
  • Performing equipment repairs underground. (respirator / fit testing required i.e., clean shaven.)
  • Participating in any other site-specific training.
  • Other duties and responsibilities to support the success of the Brucejack Gold Mine.

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:

As the successful candidate, you will have an Inter-provincial Red Seal Trade qualification as a Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic (Technician) and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in the maintenance of diesel and gasoline mobile and stationary equipment, preferably in an industrial or heavy industry setting. Previous experience with maintenance of underground mobile equipment would be an asset.

You will also possess:

  • A minimum of a valid Class 5 driver’s license or higher.
  • Certification in workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS.)
  • Certification in Transportation of dangerous goods (TDG.)
  • The ability to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift and maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts.
  • The ability to pass mandatory medical/drug/alcohol testing and a criminal background check.
  • Ability to work at remote location (camp) on a 13/2/13 rotation.

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.