Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Date:  Sep 13, 2023

Timmins, 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.


Qualified Tradesperson = $5,000
Uncertified Tradesperson/Apprentices = $3,000


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

Safety Expectations

  • Responsible for his/her 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


Main Duties

  • Responsible for 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

Training & Experience

  • Must be a certified Heavy Duty Equipment Technician or Truck and Coach Technician or Automotive Service Technician 
  • 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

  • This position is located at Dome site, part of Newmont's Porcupine Mine Site near Timmins, ON.
  • In this role, you will work a 5x5x4 schedule.  As such, if you do not live near the site, we will require you to relocate.

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.