Millwright Apprentice

Date:  Mar 25, 2024

Thunder Bay, ON, CA, P7B 6S8

Workplace Type: Onsite 

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.


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Reporting to the Stationary Maintenance Team Leaders, the Millwright Apprentice minimizes downtime and ensures optimum equipment effectiveness through proactive maintenance practices. This position is responsible for preserving the condition of all fixed equipment. This includes various tasks but is not limited to troubleshooting, lubrication, inspections and component replacements and rebuilds.

Responsibilities include:

  • Safely and efficiently perform maintenance activities to preserve the condition of the fixed maintenance equipment in all areas of the mine, both surface and underground assets
  • Troubleshooting, cleaning, lubricating, adjusting, inspecting, repairing, component replacements and rebuilds
  • Participate in maintenance and reliability improvement projects and working in a Team Environment

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, experience and competencies:

  • Candidates must possess an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or High School Equivalency.
  • Will be required to attend and successfully complete a 8000 hour apprenticeship which includes 3 school term sessions consisting of ten (10) weeks for each session taking approximately 4 years to complete.
  • Past experience with industrial setting would be an asset
  • Strong commitment to working in a safe, socially responsible manner
  • Willingness to communicate, learn, and be innovative 
  • As a self-starter, you will be versatile and results oriented with a strong willingness to complete the apprenticeship to Certified Millwright Journeyperson
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Strong Mechanical aptitude

Working Conditions

The schedule for this position will consist of 14 days on and 14 days off, 12 hours per day.

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.