Field Get Technician

Detour Lake Mine, Ontario, CA
Sep 16, 2020
Sep 30, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

Based at the Detour Lake Mine site, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Field GET Technician to join our Mobile Maintenance team reporting to the Mine Maintenance Supervisor.

Detour Lake is the second largest gold producing mine in Canada with the largest gold reserves and substantial growth potential. The open pit mine is located in northeastern Ontario, approximately 300 kilometres northeast of Timmins and 185 kilometres by road northeast of Cochrane, within the northernmost Abitibi Greenstone Belt.The mine is situated in the area of the historic Detour Lake open pit/underground mine operated by Placer Dome which produced 1.8 million ounces of gold from 1983 to 1999. The Detour Lake operation has a mine life of approximately 22 years with an average gold production of 659,000 ounces per year.

The Field GET Technician (Ground Engaging Tools Technician) will be responsible for providing support to the Mobile Maintenance team by providing efficient, reliable and safe welding repairs while ensuring compliance with all safety and regulatory procedures and acts.


Your responsibilities will include:
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and welding process specifications;
  • Maintaining all equipment in a reliable, safe, operating condition accomplished through testing, accurate reporting of equipment deficiencies, timely inspections, preventative maintenance service and quality repair of equipment in accordance with work plans and maintenance schedules;
  • Repairing, servicing and reconditioning equipment as per industry design specifications requirements by adhering to Detour Lake Mine design standards;
  • Identifying spare part requirements to maintain equipment design performance and availability for operations;
  • Remaining up to date of all relevant legal and legislative requirements ensuring compliance;
  • Maintain GET on buckets/ dippers to enhance performance and productivity;
  • Maintain winter blades, dozer blades, and assorted buckets to ensure maximum availability;
  • Properly follow Company's policies and the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations for safe working procedures and environment;
  • Maintain a safe, clean and efficient work area.


Our ideal candidate has:
  • Valid Inter-Provincial (Red Seal) Welder trade certificate;
  • Minimum four years' related experience, with three years' experience welding or mechanical maintaining on mobile equipment and parts;
  • Experience in the mining industry is an asset;
  • Working knowledge of mobile equipment implement hardware installation;
  • Ability to work at heights, be exposed to the elements in both outdoor/indoor environments;
  • Able to lift a maximum of 50lbs and use of heavy tooling;
  • Knowledge and experience operation various welding equipment for positioning purposes;
  • Working knowledge of torquing tools and basic hand tools;
  • Experience working with a 0-8 ton Crane would be considered an asset.


Together, we are building a world-class gold mine and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team. All of our team members are rewarded with a competitive benefits package and on-the-job perks, including:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Travel Allowance
  • Group Benefit package
  • Training and learning opportunities

Should you be the successful candidate for this role, you will be contacted by a member of our Human Resources Department to schedule an interview.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.

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