Journeyperson Electrician

Date:  Dec 3, 2023

South Porcupine, ON, CA, P0N 1H0

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


This position will report to the Hoyle Pond Maintenance Electrical Supervisor. 



Newmont Porcupine Gold Mines are looking for a skilled Electrician to join our team at the Hoyle Pond mine site. The successful applicant must have worked in an industrial environment. 

Essential Duties


  • Responsible for troubleshooting, disassembling, repairing, and performing predictive and preventive maintenance on underground and instrumentation equipment.
  • Responsible for compliance with OHSA, Corporate and Porcupine Environmental Regulations, Safety and Sustainability Standards and the Electrical Safety Authority
  • Responsible to work collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals both within the department and cross-department
  • Must be highly motivated, organized and must be capable of decision-making
  • Responsible for providing own tools
  • Assisting in other works areas may be required
  • Available to work Dayshift and Nightshift
  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience


  • Must hold an Ontario Construction and Maintenance or Industrial Electrician License; 309A or 442A
  • Knowledge of the ESA Z462 Workplace Electrical Safety and CSA M421 Standards
  • Familiar with underground communication systems
  • Understand networking, fiber optics, remote control technologies, PLC’s/ DCS and 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and written skills
  • High level of organizational skill
  • Be technically competent
  • Willing to learn and able to listen
  • Comfortable working alone
  • Underground experience 

Working Conditions


  • This position is part of the Hoyle Underground Maintenance team located at our Porcupine Mine Site near Timmins, ON.
  • In this role, you will work a 5x5x4 schedule.  As such, if you do not live near the mine site, we will require relocation.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company.  In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required or recommended for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries.  If you are offered this position and the position entails international travel, you will need to comply with these requirements.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  Newmont may update its vaccination requirements, at any time, in its sole discretion.

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.