Job Description
Job Title:  Journeyperson Welder
Posting Start Date:  11/14/23

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 Mine is seeking a Journeyperson Welder to join our team. Reporting to the Mine Maintenance Supervisor, the Journeyperson Welder is responsible for providing repairs, overhauls and new builds to mining related equipment.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Performing assemblies, preventative maintenance, repairs and complete overhauls on heavy mining equipment according to schedule.
  • Make recommendations regarding extent of repairs and suggest methods of improvement.
  • Interpret work order and technical manuals.
  • Complete job specific reports and paperwork as required.
  • Have a strong awareness and attitude towards workplace health and safety, and follow all rules and legislation.

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Willing to adapt and work in an inclusive work environment
  • Willing to perform repetitive tasks
  • Comfortable working at heights
  • Motivated and able to work in a challenging environment with minimal supervision
  • Job tasks may be physically demanding lifting to 50 lbs

 

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION

  • Red Seal Welding Certificate
  • Experience with Komatsu, CAT, Epiroc equipment is considered an asset
  • Experience in repair/maintenance of heavy equipment
  • Remote location working environment
  • Prior experience in an industrial setting – mine site experience is an asset
  • Valid driver’s license

 

LOCATION

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


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.