• Maintainer 2 - Electrician

    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/7/2018 4:55 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Category
    Site Services - Fixed Plant
  • 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 of Nunavut on Baffin Island;  one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations.


    We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and 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.


    We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.


    Baffinland Iron Mines is seeking a knowledgeable Maintainer - Electrician to join our team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Site Services Supervisor, this position is responsible for installing, operating and maintaining all electrical systems owned and/or operated by Baffinland Iron Mines - performing all tasks in a safe and efficient manner and following all policies and procedures. Improving safety, productivity and reducing costs of operations and maintenance by identifying weaknesses in the system and working with the supervisors to eliminate waste.
    Please note: this is a permanent position requiring a 2 week Fly-In, Fly-Out Rotation.

    Main Accountabilities

    • 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.
    • Assist maintenance planning group in the preparation of electrical maintenance plans for all electrical, control, power generation and reticulation systems
    • Develop safe work procedures and provide technical/operational input into maintenance procedures and systems to maximize reliability of power generation and reticulation systems as well as electrical systems at site
    • Assist in the development actions for improvement in incident prevention, environmental performance, production, output quality, production costs, and capital expenditures
    • Assist in the requirement and training of team members, keeping them from inadvertently causing incidents. Suggest corrective actions and training to supervisor
    • Monitor the performance of work, and provide encouragement and suggestions improve the capability of the team

    Main Qualifications

    • Red Seal Industrial Electrician Preferred
    • Arctic experience would be beneficial
    • 5 years of maintenance experience with at least 2 years in a remote site located in the arctic
    • Ability to work alone and unsupervised in remote areas
    • Focused, energetic and organized with superior attention to detail and a sense of urgency
    • Excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills
    • Motivated and hard working with a professional attitude
    • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and to interpret technical manuals and specifications.
    • Language: Speak English, Read English, Write English (Inuktitut would be an asset).
    • Motivated to work under harsh Arctic temperatures
    • Previous mining experience is an asset.

      We thank you for your interest in the above position. If you are interested in applying you can apply directly to the Recruiter or at https://careersen-baffinland.icims.com . Please note that only those candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. Thank you for your interest!


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