Millwright - Crushing

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1859
Job Category
Crushing
Job Type
Permanent
Rotation
Yes
Closing Date
12/2/2017

Mission for this Position

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River property. Located in the Qikiqtani Region on Baffin Island, Nunavut, it’s one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations and we are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

We are a unique company with a strong management team. Our leadership team has amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects from community consultation and permitting, through to operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.


This position is responsible for maintenance of facilities and equipment owned and operated by Baffinland Iron Mines. Improving safety, productivity and reducing costs of operations and maintenance by identifying weaknesses in the equipment and system and working with the supervisors to eliminate waste.

Main Accountabilities

  • Perform all tasks assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Ensure that all work is performed in a manner that conforms to all site safety policies and procedures.
  • Communicate to team members and supervisor unsafe conditions as soon as identified and diligently eliminate conditions that would cause incidents or affect productivity.
  • Develop safe work procedures and provide technical/operational input into operations and maintenance procedures and systems to maximize reliability of equipment at site.
  • Assist in the development actions for improvement in incident prevention, environmental performance, production, output quality, production costs, and capital expenditures.
  • Monitor the performance of work, and provide encouragement and suggestions improve the capability of the team.

Main Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Millwright or Industrial Mechanic technical training/schooling
  • A constant commitment to approaching tasks safely and intelligently
  • Ability and commitment to work rotating 12-hour shifts (Both days and nights)
  • Relevant experience, preferably in heavy industry/mining or a millwright trade
  • Millwright licensing or technical certification required
  • Competency in welding, basic hydraulics, equipment alignment, pumps, and mechanical/electrical fundamentals and best practice
  • Experience operating heavy equipment considered an asset.
  • Crusher experience also an asset.

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