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Surface Mobile Mechanic

Richmont Island Gold Mine Full-Time  Dubreuilville, Ontario, Canada 28 Jun 2017

Job Description

Richmont Mine Inc. has produced over 1.5 million ounces of gold from its operations in Quebec, Ontario and Newfoundland since beginning production over 23 years ago.

Island Gold Mine is located near Dubreuilville in Northwestern Ontario and is an underground gold mine operation. With the company’s focus on this flagship operation, there are transformational development plans at Island Gold to position the mine for future growth by unlocking the value of the Resource extension at depth. This is a very exciting time in the mine life of Island Gold and with that we are searching for highly motivated and committed people to join our team!

If you are willing to be part of a team that is dedicated to growth, high performance and a culture of safety and accountability, we would like to hear from you!

Reporting to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor, the Surface Mobile Mechanic is responsible to perform a full range of maintenance, repair and service activities on heavy equipment. The employee uses considerable independent judgment in making decisions and is able to perform advanced trouble shooting on equipment. Repair and maintain mine equipment in compliance with workplace safety rules and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:
 Check graders and other and mining equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions.
 Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required.
 Must have excellent understanding of hydraulic and electrical schematics.
 Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools.
 Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers’ specifications.
 Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment.
 Perform repair work on heavy trucks.
 Attach components and adjust new equipment.
 Open work-orders, find parts and complete parts list in work-orders using all available resources.

 Completion of secondary school is usually required
 Journeyman/woman trade certification in a relevant trade is required.
 A combination of over 5-6 years of work experience in heavy equipment repair (mining equipment).
 Prompt daily attendance at assigned schedule
 Willingness to work alternative shifts as assigned
 Mechanical ability and an interest in all types of machinery and engines, electronics and precision equipment
 The ability to think logically and keep up with changes in technology.
 Must have the strength and stamina required  to work with heavy equipment and work in cramped or awkward positions,lift objects of various shapes up to 75lbs

The incumbent will demonstrate excellent English oral and written communication skills. Ability to speak French will be considered an asset. We are looking for a strong commitment to working in a safe, socially responsible manner.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume to: Human Resources Richmont Mines Inc., Island Gold Mine E-mail:

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Richmont Mine is an equal opportunity employer.
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