Instrumentation Technician

Marathon, ON, Canada
Jun 22, 2022
Jul 20, 2022
Full Time
Position Description:

As a member of the Plant Department, you will report to the Electrical / Instrumentation Supervisor. The Instrumentation Technician will be responsible for troubleshooting, calibrating, and maintaining instrumentation and controls equipment in an open pit and underground gold mine.


  • Safely install, test, debug and troubleshoot various pieces of equipment, preforming inspections as required.
  • Troubleshoot, calibrate, and maintain instrumentation
  • Safely perform Preventative Maintenance work to meet production schedules.
  • Diagnose and repair instrumentation equipment problems and breakdowns to reduce impact on operations.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, electrical diagrams, and manuals.
  • Report deviations to established procedures and provide required documentation of work performed


  • 5 years of industrial experience within the Instrumentation field. Preferably in Mining and occasionally underground
  • Possess a current 447A Red Seal License.
  • Solid education or training specifically on instrumentation and controls equipment.
  • Specific knowledge of Delta V, Milltronics and Endress & Hauser instrument devices would be an asset.
  • Interested to be a back up as a Radiation Safety Officer.
  • Work to the highest standards of Environmental and Safety performance within all areas of the plant department.
  • Instrumentation technician will maintain, support and or assist in development of Company's standard programs.
  • Demonstrate safety and environmental track record
  • Strong communication, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, motivated self-starter with high standards expected of themselves and others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

What we can Offer You
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

About Barrick

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, seeking out fresh perspectives, and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.

About Hemlo

The Hemlo property consists of Williams Operating Corporation, an underground and open pit mine, located approximately 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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