Certified Electrician

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Date Posted: 1/8/2021

Location: Macassa Mine - Kirkland Lake, ON, Kirkland Lake, ON, CA

Reference No.: 2021-009

Position Type: Full Time

Schedule: 5/5/4 Rotation

Rate of Pay: $37.08/hour plus bonus

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

Based at the Macassa Site, we currently have an exciting opportunity for 4 Certified Electricians to join our Maintenance team in Kirkland Lake.  This position works a 5/5/4 Rotation and is not a camp job.

 

The Macassa Mine is a high-grade gold producer, with grade improving at depth, and a key valuation driver for Kirkland Lake Gold. Located in the Town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, the Macassa Mine remains on the highest gold grade mines in the world. Macassa commenced operations in 2002, and with the discovery of the South Mine Complex has been able to increase its level of production significantly over the past five years. The mine is located in an area with well-developed infrastructure, including a provincial highway, a railway system and a private airport. High-grade ore is processed at the Macassa Mill, which currently has available capacity and is located in close proximity to the mine. 

 

The Certified Electrician will be responsible for supporting the safe and continuous mining operation of the site.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Consistent with Maintenance Department Classification Guideline
  • Perform electrical work on new installations, trouble shooting and repairs as required
  • Read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams, blueprints and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts for new or existing installations
  • Lay down wires; splicing and connecting wires; installing switches, circuit breakers
  • Analyze electrical systems and equipment to figure out why they aren’t working
  • Conduct preventative maintenance programs on electrical equipment and keep maintenance records
  • Test continuity of circuits using test equipment to ensure compatibility and safety of system, following installation, replacement or repair
  • Adhere to the OHSA & Acts and Regulations for mines –Z463 Standards
  • Work on assigned daily lineup following work orders and instructions
  • Provide electrical services to new and used equipment; including the power feed cabling, electrical protection equipment in compliance with ESA rules and regulations
  • Troubleshoot electrical systems including electrical mobile equipment, power distribution, leaky feeder (communication systems), PLC, motor controls and any other work as assigned
  • Providing support within the centralized maintenance team
  • Provide nightshift support for Mill including paste plant and crusher operations
  • Provide support for mine air heater during winter months
  • Other duties as directed from time to time

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Our ideal candidate has:​​​

  • Licensed Electrician (Ontario)
  • Must be able to read and understand electrical prints
  • Must have good communication and leadership skills
  • Able to set priorities and work with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of Lockout: high voltage switching and de-energizing cables
  • Ability to competently use a multi-meter/megger insulation tester
  • Fit for Duty

 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

Together, we are building a world-class gold mine and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team. All of our team members are rewarded with a competitive benefits package and on-the-job perks, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Group Benefit package
  • Training and learning opportunities

 

Should you be the successful candidate for this role, you will be contacted by a member of our Human Resources Department to schedule an interview.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. 
Kirkland Lake Gold is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity in its workforce, and encourages applications from qualified candidates. Wherever possible, accommodations are made for qualified applicants with self-declared disabilities. Kirkland Lake Gold thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Company reserves the right to administer relevant tests to shortlisted candidates selected for interviews, in an effort to determine their suitability and the preparedness of those candidates to accept and perform in the role for which they have applied.