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Electrician – Northern Ontario (2019-3384)

Job Description

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Red Seal Certificate for applicants from other provinces

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an underground mining environment

  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Service Type Common Core

  • Must be a registered active member of Ontario College of Trades

  • Ability to multi task and work safely and effectively

  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently


    Job Summary:

  • Under the supervision of the Project Superintendent, the primary role of an electrician is to install, wire, maintain & perform preventive maintenance and repairs to electric equipment in surface and underground areas.

  • Shops, warehouse, sub-level

  • Troubleshoot and repair ventilation fans

  • Lighting and electric/hydraulic equipment

  • Phone systems and all mine communication systems

  • PLC and other advanced or automation systems

  • High Voltage and Low Voltage Power and control systems

  • Assist and carry out repairs and maintenance to all underground sub-station;

  • Fabricate when required electrical panels and other necessary Installation of electrical cables

  • Installation of electrical apparatus

  • The incumbent may also be required to work with PLC and communication systems.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must be able to comprehend written and verbal instructions as required to perform his duties in a safe and efficient manner

  • Must be capable of reading & understanding electrical drawings

  • Must have a good knowledge and understanding of the applicable electrical code and regulations

  • Must be capable of reading and interpreting basic electrical instruments and testers

  • Perform safely and timely emergency repairs to equipment including troubleshooting

  • Must be able to follow procedures to ensure safety and to control equipment damage

  • Must be able to communicate written and verbal instructions to subordinates

  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive


    Health and Safety:

  • Having the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment

  • Following Company health and safety standards and reporting any unsafe acts or conditions to Supervisor

  • Responsible for the use and maintenance of all safety equipment, i.e. Lanyards, warning signs and labeling, according to company rules and applicable legislation.

  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment.

  • Must have knowledge of the WHMIS legislation and know how to effectively use an MSDS sheet.



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