Industrial Electrician T.Q.

Manitoba, Canada
Dec 22, 2021
Jan 20, 2022
Full Time
Who We Are

Welcome to Vale in Canada. As a leader in the mining industry, our responsibility is to positively impact our people, communities and the environment. We value our workforce and offer continuous training and career development opportunities for our people.

Vale is a global leader in the production of iron ore and one of the largest producers of nickel. Active in Canada for over 100 years, Vale employs nearly 6,000 people across our corporate office in Toronto and sites in Manitoba, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador. Applying the latest technologies to sustainably produce nickel, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver is at the heart of what we do.

With our global headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and approximately 125,000 employees in over 30 countries, Vale is constantly growing and changing. We invite you to be part of our evolution.

With over 60 years of experience as a top nickel producer in Manitoba, the Thompson Mine and Concentrator has a strong future in northern Manitoba. Located in the heart of the northern boreal region, the Thompson Nickel Belt is still considered one of the world’s most promising resources.

The Opportunity

The ideal candidate will be working with all electrical aspects of the operation in one of Vale’s mines or surface plants. The individual will have the capability to work shift work with minimal supervision, outdoors and at elevations.

Additionally, in this position you will:
  • Operate and maintain plant facilities and equipment, safely and efficiently.
  • Follow established Company Health, Safety, and Environment policies and procedures.
  • Respond to emergency situations as required.
  • Report deviations to established procedures.
  • Document work performed.
  • Install, test, troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and maintain all types of mining and processing equipment.

About You
  • The ideal candidate will have an Inter-Provincial Red Seal (Certificate of Qualification).
  • The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 4 years of trade experience (apprenticeship included).
  • Under the direction of the Electrical Supervisor, the successful candidate must be experienced in all aspects of the electrical trade.
  • Knowledge of Manitoba Electrical Safety Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and all other applicable legislation required.
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s License required.
  • Ability to read electrical prints and safely troubleshoot electrical circuits required.
  • Strong mechanical background would be an asset.
  • Experience with troubleshooting PLC’s, high voltage cable splicing and the set-up of various electrical devices is a definite asset.

How can Vale grow your career?

The Industrial Electrician is a Technical position that will allow the right candidate to shape our mining operations as well as a team of direct reports. Additionally, Vale Canada offers a series of benefits including:
  • Competitive salary
  • Participation in our Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Online leadership training opportunities
  • Opportunities to advise and oversee the design, budget and construction of new mines and expansions
  • On-Site Gym

Difference Makes All the Difference

At Vale, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. Vale encourages everyone to express their ideas and opinions and values the plurality of individual profiles. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other personal consideration that makes us different.

Vale is an equal opportunity employer seeking to increase diversity across our operations and improve equal opportunity at Vale and in the mining industry.


Please be advised that only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Vale is an equal opportunity employer,

Vale is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Manitobans Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.