Electrician 2 - Red Chris Block Cave Project

Red Chris Mine, Canada
May 11, 2022
May 19, 2022
Full Time
Explore the unknown:

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop, and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George, Smithers, and Calgary, AB.

The core purpose of this role is to:

Ensure safe, reliable and effective operation & maintenance of Electrical devices and systems related to the Red Chris Block Cave Project.

We are seeking (1) individual for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity working on a two weeks in, two weeks out rotation.


Technical Accountabilities:
  • Utilise domain knowledge to assist in Root Cause Analysis, process improvement and post incident investigations
  • Ensure statutory systems are maintained, audited and treated according to the relevant legislation.
  • Ensure compliance with change management procedures with bridge logs and registers kept up to date and audited regularly;
  • Supervise execution of routine preventative maintenance, checks, and audits.
  • Provide technical support, guidance and coaching to site personnel on best practice and technical matters related to electrical systems and installations in an open pit mining environment.
  • Conduct performance evaluations to identify operational limitations and initiate steps to enhance system performance;.
  • Maintain and utilize Preventative maintenance planning techniques
  • Propose, prepare and submit regular feedback on work orders resulting from maintenance activities in an effort to improve maintenance plans, records and task lists.
  • Maintain accurate documentation, drawings, change maintenance etc.
  • Ensure critical spares are available to maintain continuous operations
  • Execute preventative and corrective maintenance, installation/removal of field electrical devices and systems
  • Electrical support for surface infrastructure installations at the Red Chris Block Cave Project
  • Provide electrical support to maintenance, production & engineering teams
  • Support Asset Management Best Practices
  • Identify minor improvement projects
  • Adhere to the site electrical engineering standards
  • Assist in authoring and review of electrical maintenance procedures

General Accountabilities:
  • Project management of minor capital projects;
  • Work closely with maintenance, production & engineering teams to achieve common goals
  • Identify & execute minor improvement projects
  • Ensure work is in compliance with company HSE policies and procedures, quality, schedule, budget, security, industry standards and best practices.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement to enhance operations, decrease turnaround times, and streamline work processes
  • Provide technical expertise and mentorship to other maintenance team members, electricians, and apprentices

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum qualifications of:
    • Electrical Red Seal Trade Certificate
  • A thorough understanding of:
    • Electrical systems in a mining environment
    • M421 Use of Electricity in Mines
    • Canadian Electrical Code
  • Experience in leading and mentoring of personnel including apprentices.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Sound knowledge of electrical installation practices
  • Excellent organization and planning skills.
  • Proactivity and ability to work independently.
  • Provide quality, detail-oriented safety driven results
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate and advanced skills in the Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, MS Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, SAP)
  • Solid computer hardware and software administrative skills. Valid driver's license.

Our commitment to you:

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.