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Projects Electrical Engineer

Department Technical Services Date Posted 2/24/2021

Position Type Full Time Reference No. 2021-039

DivisionCanadian Operations Centre (Timmins, ON) LocationCanadian Operations Centre, Timmins, ON, CA


At Detour Gold we firmly believe that the success of the business is a direct result of our employees. In 2007 we began as a junior exploration company and today, we're one of Canada's leading gold producers, employing approximately 1000 people.

The future at Detour Gold is bright. The Detour Lake Mine has a mine life of 23 years with a gold production profile averaging 660,000 ounces per year, making it the largest gold mine in Canada.

Putting safety first, hard work and determination and working collaboratively are some of the characteristics of our amazing team - exactly what we're looking for in future employees.

Interested?  We hope you are.


Based at the Canadian Operations Centre in Timmins, ON, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Projects Electrical Engineer  to join our Projects team.


The Projects Electrical Engineer will be responsible to oversee and manage all electrical consultants, all design works and electrical installations.  All work to be completed in a safe and environmentally responsible manner with the intent to maximize the return on investment.



Your responsibilities will include:

  • Participating in design reviews, including the development electrical P&ID’s, project instructions and specifications.
  • Supporting construction activities including contractor resourcing, planning, installation, procurement and commissioning.
  • Identifying all groups involved in construction, ensuring successful project execution and expedient issue resolution.
  • Other duties as applied from time to time.



Our ideal candidate has:​​​


  • Electrical Engineering or related technical degree/diploma.
  • 10 years experience in engineering with an industrial setting and 5 years experience in a project management role.
  • Proficiency with drawing software such as: AutoCAD, Navisworks Freedom.
  • Experience with planning.
  • Engineering and construction experience;
  • Experience Managing consultants.
  • Previous work experience in a mining environment.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            


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.

Detour Gold is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity in its workforce, and encourages applications from qualified candidates. We welcome applications from our Indigenous partner communities which will be given priority consideration during the applicant screening process. Where possible, accommodations are made for qualified applicants with self-declared disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation because of a disability, you are encouraged to advise a Human Resources representative, who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.

Detour Gold thanks all applicants, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The Company reserves the right to conduct relevant testing of shortlisted applicants in an effort to determine the preparedness of candidates to succeed in the roles for which they have applied.