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Temporary Gas Fitter (G1)

Barrick Gold
Hemlo, Ontario, Canada
Closing date
Jun 15, 2022

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Construction, Mining Production, Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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If you thrive on challenge and collaboration, Barrick offers opportunities on a global scale. Our remarkable people have made us the leading gold mining company, and we're looking for more people to join our team-people who are motivated, energetic, eager to learn and grow. We make it a priority to support the aspirations of every individual, with international opportunities, ongoing training and development, and first-class benefits.

Williams Operating Corporation - Barrick Gold located near Marathon in Northwestern Ontario presently requires a:

Temporary Gas Fitter (G1)

Position Description:

Ensure all programs, personal actions and approaches support Barrick's goals for safety and sustainability. Act as a safety champion and constantly apply the principals and spirit of Courageous Safety Leadership and Courage to Care.


  • Ensure that you and your fellow workers work in the manner and with the protective devices, measures and procedures required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Regulations of this company.
  • Ensure all hazards are reported in accordance with relevant procedures and appropriate remedial actions implemented in a timely manner.
  • Work with Planning, Supervisors, and Leaders for the required corrective and preventive maintenance to ensure availability of parts, tools, equipment, service and resources.
  • Perform mechanical maintenance repairs, and other repairs as directed by the Supervisor..
  • Perform physical inspections to determine if work meets Regulatory & company standards.
  • Assist in trouble shooting any technical or problems relating to equipment.
  • Completion of maintenance work orders and complete the appropriate paperwork.
  • Return all unused parts to proper location for restocking, this includes cleaning, washing and proper warehouse identification,
  • Assist in developing the technical abilities of the apprentices and trainees.
  • Utilize the provided parts required for the PM service either by stock items or direct charge.
  • Document the paperwork, such as directions, Work Orders, PM's, inspections, safety items and showstoppers that was performed.
  • Complete all maintenance requirements regarding the expectations of the Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Make suggested improvements and or recommendations to the process.


  • U/G Common Core (would be an asset)
  • Must be a certified Journeyman G1 Gas Fitter meeting the educational requirements as established by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities in Canada
  • Must be willing to work shift work.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience working in a mining environment preferred
  • Possess a valid driver's license.
  • Install machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, and other drawings using hoists, lift trucks, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Dismantle machinery using various hand tools
  • Troubleshoot Gas and Heating Systems as required
  • May be required to perform installation and maintenance work as part of team of skilled trade workers.
  • Proven mechanical abilities with electrical, including schematics and diagnostics.
  • Experience with routine maintenance and mining operations would be an asset.
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally always.

What we can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits
  • A progressive career path
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An opportunity to transform traditional mining into the future of digital mining
  • Access to a global network of highly qualified professionals for exchanging knowledge and ideas, building skills, and sharing experiences
  • International career possibilities, with opportunities at our sites around the world
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

About Barrick

Our mission is to be the world's most valued gold and copper mining business by finding, developing, and owning the best assets, with the best people, to deliver sustainable returns for our owners and partners. At Barrick today, we are all owners. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.

By joining Barrick, you'll be a valuable member of a friendly, diverse, and high-achieving team of more than 10,000 people around the globe. Barrick has mining operations and projects in a number of different countries, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Mali, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, United States, and Zambia.

At Barrick, we are committed to a safe work environment sending every person home safe and healthy every day and leaving a sustainable legacy on our host communities.

About Hemlo

Hemlo has produced more than 21 million ounces of gold and has been operating continuously for more than 30 years. It consists of the Williams mine-an underground operation-located about 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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