Eleonore Development - Mechanic

James Bay Region, Quebec, Canada
Nov 18, 2021
Dec 07, 2021
Full Time
Jumbo Bolter Operator (Split Feed)


Newmont - Éléonore


James Bay area, Québec, Canada


2 weeks in 2 weeks out

Shift Length:

12 hours


Flight provided or travel paid to client's provided charter flights from Rouyn-Noranda, Val d'Or, Chibougamau, Wemindji or Montréal.


Remote site - camp setting


Redpath Limited offers comprehensive benefit
  • Health Care and Dental + Vision Care
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

At Redpath, our people are our primary resource. Without their talent, skills and "we like a challenge" attitude, we would not survive as an organization. In recognition of this fundamental fact, we have implemented processes, methods, strategies and codes of conduct aimed at attracting, training and retaining competent and skilled personnel of all descriptions. Redpath leads the industry with cutting edge innovations in safety and mining practices.

Redpath has built a solid reputation for conquering tough challenges and adapting to a variety of environments. Redpath's employees are the heart of the company's success, and it remains through them that the company will continue to expand and flourish.

At Redpath, the health and safety of our employees and stakeholders are of the utmost importance.

We continually strive to achieve the highest standards in health and safety - zero harm. Through the development of a safety culture, built on a common understanding of safety principles and a commitment by all employees, we will meet our goal of "Safety First, Last and Always".

Pre-employment requirement:
  • FMTM (Formation Modulaire du Québec) or Underground Hard Rock Mining Common Core (Ontario)
  • Permis Général d'Explosifs or able to obtain one as soon as possible
  • Drug Test
  • Medical

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Redpath Canada Limited Mechanical Supervisor and/or Underground Superintendent, the primary role of the Lead Mechanic is to perform preventive maintenance and repairs to diesel, electrical, hydraulic and air operated equipment. This includes mobile equipment, generators, compressors, drills, small tools Sandvik jumbos. and miscellaneous equipment of a similar nature. The incumbent will provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced mechanics. The role will coordinate activities closely with the Mine Development team.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Must be able to comprehend written and verbal instructions as required to perform assigned duties in a safe and efficient manner
  • Perform diagnostic testing to identify problems and determine the solution to solve the problem
  • Familiar with underground Mobile equipment Braking regulations//testing and adjusting such components
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturer specifications
  • Comply with all Redpath and Owners safety regulations and procedures.
  • Identify unsafe conditions in underground headings - high level of alertness required
  • Train and mentor new employees and/or apprentices
  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Journeyman level qualification (trade school or college diploma) - (preferred)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (preferred)
  • Basic literacy (read, write, basic math and read blue print) required
  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Service Type Common Core (or other provincial equivalent) (required)
  • Minimum 5 years maintenance and repairs to underground mining equipment
  • 3 years' experience in an underground mining environment (preferred)
  • Ability to multi task and work effectively
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently
  • Ability to read, and understand Hydraulic/Electrical Schematics
  • Ability to use and understand Engine/Powertrain Diagnostic Software, both Handheld, and computer based
  • Ability to use/understand parts and service manuals, able to make parts lists for repairs required and or use service manuals to assist in diagnostics, and proper repair procedures
  • Ability to Service/Diagnose Diesel Engines of many types and makes
  • Ability to Service/Diagnose All Powertrain/Brake Components of Many types and makes
  • Familiar with underground Mobile equipment Braking regulations//testing and adjusting such components
  • Ability to recognize and resolve problems as required
  • Ability to adapt to a varying work environment often requiring the employee to develop new and innovative work methods
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Health and Safety:
  • Follow Company and Client health and safety standards and report all unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor
  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment
  • Work in accordance with local legislation
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives

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