Journeyman Millwright

Location: Red Chris Mine Posted Date: June 22, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 979169 Careermine Job Id: 1844643
Newcrest Mining Limited, a global mining company and Australia’s largest gold producer has recently expanded its footprint into British Columbia as the operator of a Joint Venture company, Newcrest Red Chris Mining Limited. At our Red Chris mine we are recruiting a Journeyman Millwright to join the Mill Maintenance team. This position is for work at the remote Red Chris Mine located 80 km south of Dease Lake, BC, on the traditional territory of the Tahltan. The successful applicant will be required to work and stay in camp during their shift rotation. We offer a number of designated flight marshalling points within BC. Qualified applicants from the local communities are encouraged to apply.


Reporting to the Mill Maintenance Supervisor responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Repair, adjust, maintain and improve stationary equipment in a 30,000 ton per day crusher plan and concentrator
  • Fitting, welding, cutting
  • Follow OHS, Mines Act and Red Chris Policies and Procedures
  • Able to work outdoors in severe conditions
  • Able to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Able to work day or night shift as required
  • Provide mentorship and assist training of apprentices
  • Input timesheets, material information, equipment information and work orders electronically
  • Champion safe work practices
  • Assist other trades as required

Qualifications and Experience
  • Certificate of Qualification or Red Seal Interprovincial Certification in Millwrighting trade required
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license required
  • Overhead crane, Aerial Work Platform (AWP), Rigging certificates an asset
  • Welding certificates an asset
  • Equipment Operator certificate an asset
  • Pipe fusing ticket an asset
  • Extensive experience with pumps, conveyors, mills, piping and welding in a mining environment
  • Experience with Gyratory Crushers
  • Experience living and working in remote camp environment
  • A team player that works well with others
  • Strong oral and written communication skills