Job Description
Job Title:  Greenstone Mine - Mill Maintenance Electrician
Posting Start Date:  5/15/24

The Greenstone Mine commenced production in May 2024 and will be one of Canada’s largest open-pit gold mines, with annual production expected to average nearly 400,000 ounces of gold per year for an initial 14-year mine life with additional potential from a large underground deposit. Greenstone Gold Mines L.P. is owned by Equinox Gold Corp., a Vancouver-based mining company with seven other operating mines in the United States, Mexico and Brazil

 

Greenstone Gold Mines is seeking an Electrician to join our Team. Reporting directly to the Mill Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation Supervisor the Electrician will be responsible for the maintenance of all electrical systems on the mine site related to stationary equipment as well as the camp and outlying company owned buildings.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Maintain and upgrade existing electrical systems as well as new installations, including (but not limited to) control equipment, monitors, motors, VFD’s, and more
  • Interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics, and electrical code specifications.
  • Install and maintain automated systems.
  • Consult with other specialists when working with complex electronic devices and systems and require additional expertise.
  • Attend to breakdowns and emergencies on all electrical equipment on site.
  • Follow preventative maintenance programs, including routine equipment inspections.
  • Maintain maintenance records and keep a detailed digital log of daily tasks.
  • Lock out equipment that presents any type of hazard and meet with supervisor to review process to make it safe and operable.
  • Replace items such as circuit breakers, fuses, switches, electrical and electronic components.
  • Change fuses and repair and/or replace lighting.
  • Operate and maintain switch gear up to 13.8KV. Including performing medium voltage terminations.
  • Reroute power (ground switching) as required to complete work safely.
  • Provide electrical service for surface operating equipment.
  • Operate generator stations during power outages.
  • Performing regular maintenance on electrical equipment and systems
  • Assisting with maintenance of site electrical distribution systems and fixed camp support facilities equipment
  • Recommending actions to maximize maintenance efficiency and minimize operational downtime.
  • Helping apprentices develop their skills by delegating tasks or projects that will optimize their training experience.

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Self-motivated and safety conscious
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work independently as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced knowledge/expertise in electrical principles and techniques
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Willing to adapt and work in an inclusive work environment
  • Comfortable working at heights
  • Good eyesight and color vision (required to identify color-coded wires)

 

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION

  • Red Seal certificate in Electrical trade
  • Valid inter-provincial trade qualification certificate in a relevant field
  • 2+ years related experience in mining maintenance.

 

LOCATION

  • This position will be based in Geraldton, Ontario on a rotation. 

 

Greenstone Mine provides company transportation from multiple pick-up point locations.

We thank all candidates for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 
Greenstone Gold Mines is committed to inclusiveness, equity, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.