Apprentice - Millwright

4 months ago
Job ID
2017-1680
Job Category
Apprentice
Job Type
Permanent
Rotation
Yes

Mission for this Position

Baffinland is currently looking for its next best Millwright apprentice.

 

Candidates will join as trades assistants for six months, job shadowing and learning about their perspective trade. Upon successful completion of the six month introduction, candidates will write the Trades Entrance Exam. 

 

Once enrolled in that program, candidates will become full time permanent apprentices at Baffinland.   Below are listed the apprentice positions as well as a brief description of each position. To apply, please go online and submit your resume to the position you are interested in or apply through a Baffinland Community Liaison Officer. Priority will be given to Inuit candidates.

Main Accountabilities

  • Read diagrams and schematic drawings and service manuals to determine work procedures
  • Operate rigging equipment and dollies to place heavy machinery and parts
  • Fit bearings, align gears and shafts, attach motors, and connect couplings and belts to precise tolerances
  • Align and test equipment, and make any necessary adjustments
  • Perform predictive and operational procedures
  • Repair or replace defective parts
  • Service and repair hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Ensure that all work performed is in a manner that conforms to all site safety policies and procedures
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good working order
  • Able to follow detailed instructions and communicate clearly

Main Qualifications

The term of apprenticeship for a millwright is 4 years (four 12-month periods) including a minimum of 1560 hours of on-the-job training and 8 weeks of technical training each year.

 

To be considered you must meet the following requirements:

 

High school Graduate Certificate

 

OR a pass mark in all five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests

 

OR a successful completion of the trades entrance exam

 

OR a successful completion of the trade specific pre-apprenticeship program at Arctic College

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