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Electrician – Voisey’s Bay (2017-2640)

n RedPathn  Anywhere 5 Jul 2017

Job Description

ELECTRICIAN

Project:                      

Voisey’s Bay

Location:                    

East cost of Labrador, Canada (approximately 350 km North of Goose Bay and 35 km Southwest of Nain.

Rotation:

2 week in  2 week out

Shift Length:              

12 hours

Travel: 

Provided from airport closest to point of hire

Accommodation:       

Remote site – camp setting

Compensation:          

J.S. Redpath Limited offers comprehensive benefits

Start Date:

Late Summer 2017

Pre-employment requirement

  • Drug test

  • Medical

  • Criminal background check

 

Scope of work:

JS Redpath will be the primary contractor on an underground mine development project located on the east coast of Labrador, approximately 350 km north of Goose Bay.  The existing open pit operation is expected to be exhausted by 2022.  Future mining from the two separate underground deposits will extend the life of this operation for at least another decade. Both deposits contain Nickel and Copper and at peak production, 2.54 million tons will be mined annually.

Phase one of the project consists of over 8,000 meters of ramp and lateral development; approximately 1.25 million tons of waste rock haulage and the construction of temporary facilities on surface as well as the dewatering and ventilation infrastructure.

 

Job Summary:

The primary role of an electrician is to install, wire, maintain & perform preventive maintenance and repairs to electric equipment in surface and underground areas.  The incumbent will also be required to work with PLC and communication systems. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 direct experience installing and maintaining:

  • Troubleshoot and repair ventilation fans and mine pumps

  • Electric/hydraulic mining equipment

  • Phone and mine communication systems

  • PLC and other advanced or automation systems

  • High Voltage and Low Voltage Power and control systems

  • Underground sub-stations

  • Fabricate electrical panels and other necessary

  • Perform safely and timely emergency repairs to equipment

  • Must have skills to help train new employees and apprentices

  • 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

 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Electrical trades certificate of competence for Construction and Maintenance (preferred)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an underground mining environment

  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Service Type Common Core (or other provincial equivalent) (preferred)

  • Ability to multi task and work safely and effectively

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

 

Health and Safety:

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

  • Follow Company and Client health and safety standards and report all unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor

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

  • Ensure permits are in place and lock 0ut tag out procedures are followed

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

  • Ensure that workers are qualified and capable to safely performing the assigned work

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

  • Work in accordance with local legislation

 

 

 

 

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