General Trainer

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada
Apr 08, 2021
Apr 24, 2021
Full Time

At Agnico Eagle, our values never waver. We believe in trust, respect, equality, family and responsibility. Why? Because they express who we are and they have helped us succeed in business for over 60 years.


We value you - your unique set of skills and experience. We value your willingness to build those skills and make a meaningful contribution to our company. And, we value your commitment to treat every person on our team with respect, helping us to operate safely, protect the environment and make a positive contribution to our local communities.


Agnico Eagle is always looking for new talented team members to join our Nunavut mining operations. Meliadine is located just northwest of Rankin Inlet, a small coastal town on the shores of Hudson Bay. Commercial production began at Meliadine in mid-May 2019 and the mine officially opened at the end of June. This mine is our largest gold deposit in terms of mineral resources and we expect to operate it for at least 14 years. The site features a power plant and processing facilities, as well as a complete camp complex.


Reporting to the Training Coordinator, the General Trainer will perform his/her duties as a member of the Training Department and collaborate with other departments of the mine. The General Trainer plays an important role in performing good practices in planning, delivering, documenting and tracking the required trainings and evaluations (Career Path and General Training), as well as bringing expertise advice to any training content development. He/she will also participate in some community relations activities such as site visits and career fairs. He/she will ensure that the goals and objectives are achieved, while promoting and respecting Agnico Eagle's culture, Health & Safety Code of Conduct and the environment.
  • Prepare and assist in daily morning meetings with the training team;
  • Deliver training programs related to Health & Safety, equipment and processes;
  • Plan and organize employee evaluations with the concerned department;
  • Regularly follow-up on the employees' performance by attending meetings with the concerned department;
  • Assess the skills of machinery operators (evaluation for candidate selection, assessment for class change, evaluation for employee promotions);
  • Ensure a thorough verification, application, and development of training content based on procedures, rules and regulations;
  • Work in accordance with training standards established within the company;
  • Track and update employee training data by using the different training platforms;
  • Document and provide information to be shared with the cross-shift and supervisor.


  • High School diploma;
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a trainer in a similar industrial environment ;
  • Heavy equipment operator experience on a loader (966-980), excavator (330-345), dozer (D6), and grader (14H-140H);
  • Must have a good understanding and knowledge of operations on light and heavy equipment;
  • Mining experience would be an asset;
  • Ability to clearly present information through presentation;
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment;
  • Cultural awareness and understanding of work in the Canadian Arctic is an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team;
  • Excellent working knowledge of all Microsoft Office software especially Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint;
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate in English (oral and written). Selected candidates must attain a passing mark on the SPEEXX English language assessment.

Your Work Schedule
  • Schedule: 14 days of work, followed by 14 days for transportation and rest; flights departing from all communities of the Kivalliq region, Mirabel or Val-d'Or, Quebec.