Uncertified Journeyperson (Welder)

Date:  Nov 15, 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 Plant Maintenance Supervisor.


Newmont Porcupine is looking for a skilled welder to join our team at the Dome mine site. The successful applicant must be competent in using all welding, burning and shop fabrication equipment and be familiar with welding procedures. The ideal candidate will have experience working in the field and fabrication shop environments. 

Essential Duties

Safety Expectations

  • Responsible for his/her health and safety
  • Correct and report unsafe practices and conditions
  • Maintain a safe and healthful workplace
  • Make suggestions to improve any aspect of safety
  • Complete field-level risk assessments and workplace inspections
  • Follow all Newmont Porcupine Gold Mines safety policies and procedures

Main Duties

  • Read and fabricate from engineered prints while using shop equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Work independently in a safe and productive manner.
  • Supply welding requirements to the maintenance shops and the open pit as required.
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or methods to be used based on task requirements.
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment.
  • Operate fabrication shop equipment.
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structures for potential deficiencies.
  • Fabrication and repair of chutes and wear liners.
  • Work in confined areas as required.
  • Align components.
  • Maintain equipment and work areas in a condition that does not compromise safety
  • Wear proper PPE including a half mask respirator as required.
  • Follow all Newmont Porcupine Gold Mine safety policies and procedures

Training & Experience

  • A minimum of 72 months of experience working on mining-related equipment within a specific trade line or has fulfilled the time and training obligation of the apprenticeship program but has not successfully completed the trade’s exam through the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities
  • A minimum of 5 years of welding on heavy equipment and structural repairs
  • Must be able to organize work and be self-motivated.
  • Must be willing to work with others.
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use personal protective equipment (face-shield, gloves, respirator)

Working Conditions

  • This position is located at the Dome site, part of Newmont's Porcupine Mine Site near Timmins, ON.
  • In this role, you will work a 4x3 schedule.  As such, if you do not live near the site, we will require you to relocate.

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.