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Shaft Electrician – South Mine, Sudbury, ON (2019-3523)

Job Description


Sudbury, Ontario


14 days in – 14 days out


Redpath Limited offers comprehensive benefits

Start Date:

Mid May 2019

Pre-employment requirement

  • Drug test

  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Service Common Core

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Lead Electrician and/or the Electrical Supervisor, the primary role of an electrician is to install, wire, maintain & perform preventive maintenance and repairs to electric equipment during sinking operation.


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 (600 V to 15,000 V) 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 Industrial or Construction and Maintenance (required)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an underground mining environment

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

  • 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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