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Mechanic – Sugar Zone – White River, Ontario (2018-3059)

n RedPathn  Anywhere 1 Jun 2018

Job Description


Project:                       Sugar Zone Mine

Location:                    White River, Ontario

Rotation:                    20 days on - 10 days off

Shift Length:              11 hours

Travel:                         Kilometers capped at 540.00 per rotation

Accommodation:       Camp Setting

Compensation:          Redpath Canada Limited offers comprehensive benefits


Pre-employment Requirements:

  • Basic Underground Hard Rock Mine Services (Ontario)
  • Ontario Mine Rescue
  • Drug test
  • Criminal Background check 


  • Valid Ontario Mine Rescue is an asset
  • Valid C or F classification Driver license is an asset 


Job Description

The primary role of the Mechanic is to perform preventive maintenance and repairs to diesel, electrical, hydraulic and air operated equipment. This includes mobile equipment, drills, small tools and miscellaneous equipment of a similar nature.  Candidate must be experienced with reading blue print and maintaining: (Copco 282 Jumbo, Bolters, Cat 30 Tone trucks,Cat scoop).


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Read blue print
  • 3 years maintenance and repairs to underground mining equipment ( Jumbo, Bolters, 6 yard scoops, 30 Tone trucks)
  • Journeyman Certification
  • Knowledge of mining industry


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 able to follow proper procedure to ensure safety and to control equipment damage
  • Perform diagnostic testing to identify problems and determine the solution to solve the problem.
  • 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


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 of all safety equipment, i.e.Lanyards, warning signs and labeling, according to company rules and applicable legislation.

  • Responsible to ensure proper use of personal protective equipment.

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




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