Battle North - Lead Electrician

Red Lake, Ontario, Canada
Mar 30, 2021
Apr 13, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Project: Battle North

Location: Red Lake, Ontario

Rotation: 14 day on, 14 days off

Shift Length: 12 hours

Travel: Flight provided from point of hire to Red Lake

Accommodation: Client will supply food and living quarters

Compensation: Redpath Canada Limited offers comprehensive benefits

Scope of Work:

Develop 1,356 m decline from surface and underground concurrently, along with ancillary development to support breakthrough from surface.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Superintendent, the primary role of the lead electrician is to install, wire, maintain & perform preventive maintenance and repairs to electric equipment in surface and underground areas. The incumbent will also be required to work with PLC and communication systems. This includes mobile equipment, generators, compressors, drills, small tools and miscellaneous equipment of a similar nature. The incumbent will provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced electricians. The role will coordinate activities closely with the Mine Development team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to comprehend written and verbal instructions as required to perform his duties in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must be capable of reading & understanding electrical drawings
  • Must have direct experience installing and maintaining:
  • Troubleshoot and repair ventilation fans and mine pumps
  • Electric/hydraulic mining equipment
  • Phone and mine communication systems
  • PLC and other advanced or automation systems
  • High Voltage (600 V to 15,000 V) and Low Voltage Power and control systems
  • Underground sub-stations
  • Fabricate electrical panels and other necessary
  • Perform safely and timely emergency repairs to equipment
  • Must have skills to help train new employees and apprentices
  • Must be able to communicate written and verbal instructions to subordinates
  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Electrical trades certificate of competence for Industrial or Construction and Maintenance (required)
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in an underground mining environment
  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Service Type Common Core (or other provincial equivalent) (preferred)
  • Ability to multi task and work safely and effectively
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently
  • Ability to recognize and resolve problems as required
  • Ability to adapt to a varying work environment often requiring the employee to develop new and innovative work methods
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Health and Safety:

  • Follow Company and Client health and safety standards and report all unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor
  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment
  • Work in accordance with local legislation
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives

Pre-employment requirement:

  • Drug test
  • Criminal Background Check


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