Barminco Hemlo - Underground Lead Hand Mechanic

20 Nov 2023
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 Mine Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Lead Hand / Heavy Duty Mechanic to join our team underground at our client Barrick’s Hemlo Operations near Marathon, Ontario.


•    Rotations of 14 shifts on (days and nights), 14 days off
•    Open to residents of Canada
•    Travel assistance, camp accommodations and meals provided


Reporting to the Maintenance Foreperson, the successful candidate will be responsible for their safety and the safety of their co-workers. You will be required to work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results.


More specifically, our Maintenance Lead Hand / Heavy Duty Mechanic will:
•    Working as directed to minimise equipment down-time and maximise productivity;
•    Ensuring inspections are carried out on all equipment before use;
•    Ensuring that all tools and equipment are serviceable and safe;
•    Carrying out standard workplace inspection practices and procedures;
•    Conducting pre-shift meetings;
•    Training and mentoring team members.

Skills and Experience:
•    Commitment to working safely while ensuring the safety of others;
•    Minimum high school diploma or equivalency;
•    Ontario Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician trade license required (421A);
•    Red Seal Certification is preferred;   
•    Minimum 2 years’ experience in a lead-hand or supervisor role in a fast-paced underground mine environment;
•    Ontario Underground Hard Rock Mining Common Core;
•    Supervisor Common Core;
•    Strong background working with underground mobile mining equipment, including, Sandvik, CAT, Normet, Volvo and MacLean;
•    Experience in managing breakdowns and scheduled servicing on underground mining equipment; 
•    Strong communications, organizational and time management skills; 
•    Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment; 
•    Willing to share knowledge and have an open mind to learning new skills.


Your proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee in line with Barminco's values and ‘can do' attitude and will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.
What we offer:
Barminco Mine Services Canada Ltd. can offer you a role where you will be challenged and valued for your skills and experience. If you love adventure, this role is for you.

We offer competitive wages, health and medical benefits, travel allowance, meals and camp accommodations near Marathon Ontario. 


NOTE: The health and safety or our employees is paramount in everything we do. Selected candidates will have to successfully complete a pre-employment Fit-for-Duty medical including alcohol and drug screening.


How to Apply:
If you are interested in this position, start your application by clicking on the 'Apply’ button.  We look forward to reviewing your application, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.