Fire Suppression/Cab Heater/Aircon Technician

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About Us

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.


This role is a 3 week in and 3 week out position at our Mary River mine in Nunavut.

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Main Qualifications

(Red Seal) Mobile Equipment Maintenance related Trade Certificate of Qualification, or equivalent, with 5 or more years of field maintenance experience working on Ansul & Firetrace Fire Suppression systems, Cab heating & Air conditioning systems on heavy equipment in an open pit mining environment required.
• Certification and relevant experience installing, servicing and maintaining Ansul and Firetrace Mobile Equipment Fire suppression systems.
• Perform inspections, preventitive maintenance and repairs on mobile equipment air conditioning, fire suppression and heating systems. Complete service reports, identify parts requirements and complete work orders for all assocated tasks.
• SAP maintenance systems expertise desireable.
• Experience mentoring, providing solid direction and demonstrating safety leadership in harsh arctic field envrionments and in the workshops.
• Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
• Previous experience working in a remote Arctic operation with camp accommodations working with employees of all competency levels including developing individuals with minimal experience at apprenticeship levels performing maintenance activities
• Extensive experience troubleshooting, repairing, changing components, and performing maintenance activities on the fire suppression, heating and aircon systems of the following equipment:
Western Start 6900XD tractors
Atlas Copco PV271 & D65 drills
Cat 6030 face shovel
Cat MD6290 drills
Cat 793F and 777G trucks
Cat 14M/16H/16M Motorgraders
Cat D6/D9T/D10T Track Type tractors
Cat 390D/320D/345D Excavators
Cat 994K/992K/988H/950/930 Wheel loaders
Cat 740B Articulated trucks
Sandvik DX800 drills
Lube trucks, Skidsteers, Telehandlers, Forklifts, Cranes and other ancillary equipment
Terex/Grove Cranes of various models Able to lift up to 50 lbs; physically fit


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