Certified Gas Fitter

Date:  Nov 10, 2023

Thunder Bay, ON, CA, P7B 6S8

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.

Certified Gas Fitter

Musselwhite site.


Reporting to the Electrical Team Leader, the Certified Gas fitter will perform work primarily on surface with occasional work underground. This position is responsible for all gas fitting services on site including installation of all gas-burning appliances. The Gas fitter also repairs equipment such as propane, boilers, vaporizers, heaters and make-up air units.

Essential Duties

Health & Safety

  • Speak up for health and safety, identify, report and address risks.
  • Report to work physically fit.
  • Complete safety training and certification as required by site and departmental procedure.
  • Wear PPE at all time while in Maintenance environment.
  • Follow operating procedures and comply with regulatory requirements.

Work Execution

  • Perform all gas fitting, service, installation of all gas-burning appliances and related equipment as required
  • Services to surface equipment and UG AC units
  • Services fire systems, repairs propane equipment, vaporizers, heater and make-up air units, boilers and related controls

Work Responsibilities

  • Perform preventative maintenance duties on site-wide propane and fire system equipment as required
  • Maintains and repairs air conditioning units
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory bodies and relevant regulation
  • Obtain gas permits for all installations as required
  • Ensure that all work scheduled through the planning system is carried out in a safe and efficient manner

Capability Development

  • Demonstrate willingness to learn 
  • increase efficiency and personal productivity.
  • Perform other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Environment, Social, Governance

  • Follow all procedures related to environmental sustainability.
  • Report environmental incidents and support investigations.

Training & Experience


  • High school diploma required, college preferred 
  • Certified Gas Fitter TSSA G1
  • HVAC and/or Refrigeration experience or certification is a definite asset to the position 


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience (mine site experience is an asset)

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Demonstrated trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality work
  • Ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 55 lbs
  • Ability to constantly reach above and at-shoulder level
  • Ability to constantly work in a stooping/crouching position

Working Conditions

  • The Musselwhite gold mine in northwestern Ontario is a fly-in, fly‑out operation on the southern shore of Opapimiskan Lake, about 480 kilometers (km) north of Thunder Bay in North West Ontario. An all-weather road connects the mine to the community of Pickle Lake, about 200 km to the south.
  • Musselwhite is a remote site with frequent exposure to extreme cold conditions.
  • Office arrangements will be provided on site with access to the Thunder Bay offices and boardroom as necessary.
  • Accommodation is in a camp environment near the workplace.
  • 12hr rotating shifts consistent day shifts in alternating 14 day cycles with 14 days off.
  • Position may require traveling to and/or assisting of other domestic sites.  

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!

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, 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.

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.