Underground Maintenance Electrician – 986689

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 an Underground Maintenance Electrician with a competitive hourly rate of $58.85 dependent on experience, skills, and competencies with consideration to internal equity with an additional short-term incentive of 10%.

The purpose of this position is to install and maintain electrical services by diagnosing and repairing electrical wiring, equipment problems in accordance with relevant codes and standards. The Underground Maintenance Electrician is accountable for the safe and timely provision of these services in an effective and efficient manner in accordance with all relevant codes and regulations.    

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

  • Carry out routine electrical maintenance of fixed and mobile and equipment to the required standard of performance and safety
  • Inspects electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards & defects
  • Diagnoses and repairs malfunctioning electrical systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
  • Read & interpret electrical, mechanical, and architectural drawings to determine wiring layouts
  • Plans sketches, layout & installation of equipment and fixtures based on job specifications
  • Design control panels and install circuit power distribution
  • Deliver daily updates at morning meeting to communicate electrical instrumentation and/or equipment and control availability issues/actions
  • Follow up on daily electrical installation and maintenance repairs to ensure all relevant components will be completed as planned
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other project supervisors or managers
  • Monitor and evaluate electrical components, controls & equipment operating procedures to minimize failures and downtime
  • Recommend changes to installations and/or electrical maintenance procedures when deemed necessary or appropriate
  • Maintain electrical systems by conducting system tests and completing preventive maintenance requirements
  • Maintains safe work environment by following established codes, standards, and operating procedures
  • Tests electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using test to ensure compatibility and safety of system
  • Coordinate work assignments/projects in a timely manner to meet project deadlines
  • Prepare time estimates for work orders and jobs to optimize resource allocation
  • Communicate, engage with and influence superintendents, supervisors and workers as a ‘trusted advisor’ to mitigate risk and optimize worker performance and health & safety

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:

  • Valid inter-provincial Red Seal Electrician trade qualifications.
  • 5-10 years of underground maintenance experience.
  • Knowledge of underground operations.
  • Familiar with the BC Mines Acts & Regulations
  • Strong knowledge of Canadian codes (M421, Z462, CEC)
  • Experience with Electric production/development equipment.

Additional Information:

  • Work at remote location (camp) on a 13 days on/13 days off rotation with 2 days travel.
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical screening.
  • 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.