Journeyperson Millwright – 986438

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 Journeyperson Millwright 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%.

This position ensures all maintenance activities common to a mining and milling operation, building, construction, and site operation(s) are maintained in safe and working order through scheduled and routine maintenance and assessment of wear on major equipment components.

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

  • Monitor condition of rotating machinery utilizing parameters including vibration, temperature, pressures, flows and currents.
  • Must be able to take field vibration readings and understand basic data.
  • Understand and assess the daily operation of various types of equipment including centrifuges, reciprocating and centrifugal compressors, conveyors, screw feeders, mills, conveyers, crushers, blowers and pumps.
  • Based on assessment, provide recommendations to improve reliability
  • Maintain equipment to design specifications including, but not limited to, centrifugal pumps, reciprocating pumps & compressors, fans, gear reducers/increasers & other mechanical equipment (valves, operators, testing tools)
  • Replace pump seals, mechanical seals, pump packing.
  • Provide proper alignment for all rotating equipment.
  • Perform preventative/predictive maintenance and troubleshoot problems.
  • Determine material needs, sequence of operations, and job methods including the use of a computer for storing and using information for preventive/predictive maintenance.
  • Maintain familiarity with warehouse parts management, design specifications, and applicable maintenance procedures.
  • Keep maintenance records.
  • Instruct apprentices.
  • Read blueprints, schematics, and drawings.

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:

  • Trade qualification as an Interprovincial Journeyperson Millwright (Red Seal) certification
  • A minimum of 3 years mechanical experience in millwright activities in an industrial environment
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.
  • Experience reading blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
  • Experience installing, aligning, repairing industrial machinery and mechanical equipment, such as pumps, fans, tanks, conveyors, furnaces, and generators using hand and power tools.
  • Experience operating hoisting and lifting devices such as cranes, forklifts and man lifts to position machinery and parts repair of machinery.
  • Able to inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions.
  • Must be able to do welding repairs and fabrication tasks as well as cutting and lancing operations.
  • Experience installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining vacuum, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and programmable logic controls.
  • Adjust machinery and repair or replace defective parts.
  • Experience operating machine tools such as lathes and grinders to fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance, or set-up of machinery.
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on machinery.
  • Physical requirements – Must be able to lift up to 50lbs., climb ladders and stairs, walking, bending, stooping.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment including the use of a respirator (clean shaven)

Additional Information

  • Work at remote location (camp), 13 days on, 13 days off and 2 travel days
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening.
  • Must be comfortable in an underground setting.
  • Be able to 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.