East coast of Labrador (approximately 350 km North of Goose Bay and 35 km Southwest of Nain.
2 week in 2 weeks out
Provided from airport closest to point of hire
Remote site – camp setting
Redpath Limited offers comprehensive benefits
Scope of work:
Innu Inuit Redpath Limited Partnership (IIR) 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.
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 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 (600 V to 15,000 V) and Low Voltage Power and control systems
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:
Follow Company and Client health and safety standards and report all unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor
Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment
Work in accordance with local legislation
Criminal background check
IIR recognizes the Impact & Benefits Agreements with the Innu Nation & the Nunatsiavut Government in which Innu & Inuit workers have first preference for employment at Voisey’s Bay Site.
IIR is an equal opportunity employer.