Heavy Duty Mechanic

Mount Milligan, BC, Canada
Jul 17, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time

The role of the Heavy-Duty Mechanic is to ensure the effective operation of various mine equipment by maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing components when required primarily through the preventative maintenance program, but also to act when necessary to keep all gear running smoothly and effectively. To carry out all duties in a safe and efficient manner.

    • Maintain and repair mine equipment as requested by Mine Operations and Maintenance supervision from the most complex to the simplest tasks.
    • Use computer programs to check reported trouble and order parts.
    • Maximize equipment availability through utilizing efficient and proactive preventative maintenance programs.
    • Perform preventative maintenance such as inspections, lubricating, oil changes, and failure analysis.
    • Diagnose faults and malfunctions and carry out necessary repairs including major component replacement and repair or rebuild.
    • Comply with all Safety, Health, Environmental and other policies, procedures and requirements.
    • Test repaired equipment for proper performance.
    • Maintain a safe and clean work environment. Work together as a team with Mine and Mill Operations to ensure the mine site works as a well oiled, harmonious unit.


    • Minimum high school diploma or GED
    • BC or Interprovincial Red Seal Heavy-Duty Mechanic certification required.
    • 3 years plus related experience. Experience working on surface mining equipment or related heavy industrial equipment.
    • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems.
    • Ability to work safely and effectively in a team environment as well as independently.
    • Excellent safety record.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Willingness to work in adverse conditions.
    • Experience working in a culturally diverse environment an asset.


  • The role is located at the Mount Milligan Mine, which is approximately 155 kilometers northwest of Prince George, British Columbia.
  • Bus transportation to and from site is provided free of charge from several locations within the region. Employees accessing the site from outside the region are eligible to receive a tax-free travel allowance commensurate with the distance they are required to travel.
  • Candidates must be able to maintain high levels of performance for extended shifts.
  • Mount Milligan promotes a drug and alcohol-free workplace and has adopted a zero-tolerance policy with respect to alcohol or unauthorized drugs on site.

  • An industry competitive salary that is commensurate with experiences, qualifications, and skills.
  • Tax-free travel allowance for those living outside the region.
  • Comfortable camp accommodations, each room having a private washroom, TV and wifi. The camp is complete with a gymnasium and other recreational activities.
  • Extended health, dental and travel benefits, including life insurance.
  • Employee and family assistance program.


This is a camp-based position with a schedule of 7 days' working with 7 days' rest or 14 days working with 14 days rest, 12 hours per day.

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