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Hoist Millwright

Date:  Jan 23, 2023

Thunder Bay, ON, CA (Canada)

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.

Your Role

Hoist Millwright

Musselwhite Mine

 The Maintenance department’s goals are to continue fostering a safe and efficient work environment, minimize downtime and ensure optimum equipment effectiveness through proactive maintenance practices. We are seeking a motivated Hoist Millwright to join our Maintenance Team. Reporting to the Hoist Maintenance Team Leader, the primary responsibilities of the Hoist Millwright include…

Essential Duties

  • Carry out preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance activities throughout the Hoist and Crushing circuits both on surface and underground.  Tasks include laser alignment, component rebuild & replacement, welding, fabrication, bearing assembly and setting of clearance, contamination control and asset lubrication
  • Ensure work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner and provide input directed at improving the safety, efficiency and overall effectiveness of the Maintenance and Reliability department
  • Provide input to Maintenance and Reliability improvement initiatives 
  • Participate in all aspects of maintenance shutdowns

Training & Experience

  • The candidate must be a Certified Journeyperson-Millwright, with a current CWB welding ticket, or ability to gain CWB certification within one year of hire date
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in an ore processing environment associated with crushing, grinding, gravity concentration, dewatering, leach/CIP, stripping, conveying, and refining
  • Ability to lift, carry and push 50 lbs. with assistance
  • Ability to constantly reach below, above, and at-shoulder height
  • Ability to work at-heights and in confined spaces              
  • Strong commitment to working in a safe, socially responsible manner
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, desktop computing literacy
  • The candidate must be a self-directed team player, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate strong attention to detail 

Working Conditions

The schedule for this position will consist of 12 hr Shift 2 weeks / 2 weeks off rotation working at the Musselwhite Mine Site.

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. 

 This position is based at Newmont’s Musselwhite mine site, which is a fly-in/fly-out operation

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 is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  Accordingly, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will be required to provide a declaration confirming that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your anticipated start date, and you may also be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request.  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.