Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice – 986587

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 Apprentice with a competitive wage of $35.31 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 10%.

This position will have a strong focus on the maintenance and care of Power Generation equipment. Ensure all mechanical mobile equipment related to the building, construction and site operation(s) are maintained in safe and working order.

The position also ensures compliance with all Health & Safety and other relevant policies and regulations.

Perform following duties, with safety being the number one priority under the guidance of qualified Journeyperson:

  • Check bulldozers, cranes, graders, excavators and other heavy construction, and mining equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions.
  • Complete regular PM’s (Preventative Maintenance) on mobile equipment, generators, and other fixed equipment
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required.
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components, or systems, using hand and power tools.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications.
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment.
  • Participate in any other site-specific training.

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:

  • Basic mechanical knowledge in either Automotive, Heavy Duty or Power Generation.
  • Must have a strong desire to learn all aspects of mechanical maintenance, care, and operation.
  • Experience with Power Generation equipment would be an asset.
  • Experience with Heavy Duty machinery would be an asset.
  • Experience with maintenance of underground mobile equipment would be an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license for any vehicle that may be utilized for the job.
  • Certification in workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS)
  • Certification in Transportation of dangerous goods (TDG)

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (camp) on a 14 days on/12 days off rotation
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening
  • Must be able to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift
  • Be able maintain high levels of performance over 12 hour shifts
  • Able to work in areas of extreme weather conditions
  • Able to work in close quarters with the team

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.