Apprentice 1 Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Date:  Jun 13, 2024

Timmins, ON, CA, P0N 1H0

Workplace Type: Onsite 

At Newmont, people create the value in the metals we mine and are ambassadors in the communities where they live and work. As a team, we foster an environment in support of our people vision, where everyone belongs, thrives and is valued. We have built a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people can bring their differences to support delivering  results together. 

Located in and around the City of Timmins, Ontario, Porcupine has two underground and one open pit mines.  A continuous operation for over 100 years that provides a great work-life balance. Employees from diverse backgrounds are empowered through engagement, involvement, and growth opportunities in the workplace.

Join us and unearth your potential in a global company that is at the forefront of shaping the future of the mining industry.


This position will report to the Dome Surface Mechanical Supervisor.


The successful applicant must be competent in inspecting, repairing, and maintaining surface mobile mining equipment. Performing work on structural, mechanical, electrical and electronic systems.

Essential Duties

  • Will be trained in troubleshooting, disassembling, repairing, and performing predictive and preventive maintenance on surface mobile equipment
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturer’s specifications
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work of equipment
  • Service attachments and working tools such as blades, ploughs, winches and side booms
  • Responsible for compliance with OHSA, Corporate and Porcupine Environmental Regulations, Safety and Sustainability Standards
  • Responsible to work collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals both within the department and cross-department
  • Must be highly motivated, organized and must be capable of decision-making
  • Responsible for providing own tools
  • Assisting in other works areas may be required


Safety Expectations

  • Responsible for their health and safety
  • Correct and report unsafe practices and conditions
  • Maintain a safe and healthful workplace
  • Make suggestions to improve any aspect of safety
  • Follow all Newmont Porcupine safety policies and procedures

Training & Experience

  • Successful completion of the advances in school training sessions, Singed off on all required competencies and 100% of the required hours for their trade
  • Must have experience maintaining surface mobile equipment including loaders, trucks, drills, personnel carriers and service type vehicles and excavators
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, computer and written skills
  • Must be able to organize work and self-motivate
  • Must be willing to work with others
  • Be technically competent

Working Conditions

  • Schedule: Work a 5x5x4 schedule. 
  • Location: This position is located at the Dome site, part of Newmont's Porcupine Mine Site near Timmins, ON. 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!

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.