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Light Duty Mechanic

Date:  Jan 2, 2022

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.

Light Duty Mechanic

Musselwhite Mine


The Maintenance department’s goal is to continue to foster a safe and efficient work environment, minimize downtime and ensure optimum equipment effectiveness through proactive maintenance practices. The selected Light Duty Mechanic will have a high focus on safety and environmental protection in all aspects of the job.  This position will report to the Site Services Team Leader.


  • Troubleshooting, inspecting and repairing light duty equipment
  • Cleaning and lubricating equipment component
  • Provide minor component replacement
  • Light welding and fabrication
  • Low voltage electrical repairs
  • Assist in minimizing equipment downtime and maintenance
  • Ensure optimum overall equipment effectiveness through proactive PM, PdM-based maintenance practices
  • Work collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals - both within department and inter-departmentally


  • Must possess a high school diploma
  • Certified Journeyperson Mechanic
  • Class A License, Truck and Coach License, Ozone Depletion certification.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an industrial environment
  • Heavy Duty experience and Welding experience would be an asset
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, listening)
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • A continuing commitment to safety and teamwork
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, listening)

Working Conditions

  • The work schedule for this position is 14 days on, 14 days off, working 12-hours days.

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.  Pursuant to the Government of Canada’s vaccine requirement for travel, COVID-19 vaccination is required for all travelers departing from Canadian airports, which includes flights to/from Newmont’s Musselwhite mine site, subject only to some very limited exemptions.  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 or confirming that you have an exemption from the Government of Canada’s vaccine requirement for travel, prior to your anticipated start date.  Further, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you may also be required to provide proof of vaccination or exemption status prior to your anticipated start date, or at a later date upon Newmont’s request.