Barminco Hemlo - Electrical Foreperson

26 Mar 2024
Barminco Canada

Barminco forms part of the Perenti Group, a diversified global mining services company. Barminco can offer you opportunities to take your career to the next level as one of the world's largest hard-rock underground mining companies, with operations in Australia and across the globe. The Perenti Group operates across a wide range of mining sectors and offers unique career progression opportunities.


The Opportunity:

Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Electrical Foreperson to join our team at the Hemlo Operations near Marathon, Ontario. Hemlo is undergoing a targeted electrification project. Establishing world class operating practices on the backbone of a large encompassing electrical and fibre system.


Working a rotation of 14-shifts on / 14-shifts off, this position is a "drive-in/drive-out” role if you reside outside the Hemlo Operations area.


Shifts are continuous day shift.


Reporting to the Barminco Project Manager and Maintenance Superintendent the successful candidate will be responsible for their safety and the safety of their co-workers and the day-to-day activities of the mine Electricians.


More specifically, our Electrical Foreperson will:

  • Comply with all safety and standard operating procedures and ensure the crews are also in compliance
  • Direct the underground Electricians and provide guidance for daily tasks
  • Support the mining group to ensure there is minimal downtime of equipment, mine services, etc.
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of underground tele-remoting with scoops as well as surface tele-remoting operations
  • Assist in the installation of Sandvik Multilite operations across the mine
  • Provide constant feedback, and coach crews to develop/improve performance
  • Work closely with the Maintenance Superintendent to manage costs and identify process improvement opportunities
  • Work closely with our client’s counterparts on various projects throughout the mine
  • Assist in electrical reticulation design for operating levels, installing:
    • Splitter boxes
    • PTO’s
    • Pump starters
  • Performs other related work as assigned


Skills and Experience:

  • Commitment to working safely while ensuring the safety of others
  • Ontario Provincial Trade License or Inter-Provincial (Red Seal) certification
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience working in an underground mine
  • Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a leadership role
  • Experience working with high voltage electric mining equipment and underground electrical reticulation
  • Be knowledgeable with Canadian and Ontario Provincial Electrical Code as well as the CSA M421-00 codes related to underground mining
  • Strong communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision while still being a contributing member of a team
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment 


What we offer:

Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. can offer you a role where you will be challenged and valued for your skills and experience. You will also have the opportunity to develop and grow your career.


We offer a competitive salary, health and medical benefits, travel allowance, meals, and camp accommodations in Marathon Ontario.


NOTE: Selected candidates will have to successfully complete a pre-employment Fit for Duty medical which includes alcohol and drug screening

How to Apply:

Start your application by clicking on the 'Apply' button.


Please include copies of your Trade License, Ontario Underground Common Core Modular Training Transcript and all other licenses or certifications you may have that is relevant to the role you are applying for.


We look forward to reviewing your application, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted