Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Date:  Apr 16, 2024

Timmins, ON, CA, P0N 1H0

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.


Are you ready to take your career as a mechanic to the next level? Join our team as a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician and become an integral part of a dynamic at Newmont. We offer a stimulating work environment, competitive compensation, opportunities for growth and advancement, and relocation support of $7,500 for candidates relocating more than 80km.

Essential Duties

  • Diagnostic Expertise: Utilize your advanced knowledge of heavy-duty equipment to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Maintenance and Repairs: Perform preventive maintenance, inspections, and repairs on a diverse range of heavy equipment, ensuring optimal performance and minimizing downtime.
  • Team Leadership: Provide guidance and mentorship to junior technicians, fostering a collaborative and knowledge-sharing work environment.
  • Technical Analysis: Analyze equipment performance and recommend improvements, modifications, or upgrades to enhance productivity, safety, and efficiency.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety protocols, policies, and regulations to maintain a safe work environment for yourself and your colleagues.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of all repairs, maintenance activities, and parts used, ensuring a thorough and organized documentation process.

Training & Experience

  • Valid certification as a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician or Truck and Coach Technician or Automotive Service Technician.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in heavy-duty equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting technical manuals and schematics.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to safety and a proactive approach to maintaining a safe work environment.

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.


  • Sign-on bonus: Qualified Tradesperson = $5,000; Uncertified Tradesperson/Apprentices = $3,000.
  • Comprehensive drug plan and extended health care.
  • Dental plan for you and your dependents.
  • Group life insurance coverage.
  • Long-term disability insurance.
  • Pension plan for a secure retirement.
  • Personal Prescription & Prescription Safety Glasses Program
  • Relocation support of $7,500 for candidates relocating more than 80km.
  • $400 per year tool allowance to enhance your toolkit.
  • Safety boot Allowance
  • Winter Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program
  • Tradespersons certified in more than one recognized trade will receive a $2.00/hour premium for each certified trade.
  • The Company will reimburse tradespersons upon submission of a receipt for membership fees paid to the College of Trades.


Are you ready to make a significant impact as Heavy Duty Equipment Technician in the mining industry? Apply now and embark on a rewarding career with us!

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.