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The Red Lake district is located 180 kilometers north of Dryden about 100 kilometers from the Manitoba border in northwestern Ontario. It spans 42,000 hectares and has produced over 29 million ounces of gold since 1949. Red Lake Gold Mines includes the Red Lake and Campbell underground mining and processing complexes, and Cochenour, a potential new source of ore. The focus at Red Lake is on asset optimization and cost reduction efforts. Continued transition to mechanized mining, bulk mining and material movement automation is expected to result in mining lower grade ore and lower mining costs. Rationalization of the infrastructure is also underway to reduce costs. We are excited to have experienced and qualified team members join our team and our community.  We are located in an area where you will experience the best in Northern lifestyle; past and present. Red Lake is located in the heart of a lake-studded, boreal forest region in Sunset Country. Red Lake is known for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and incredible Canadian fishing in the many freshwater lakes in the area.
 
Reporting to the Electrical Lead Hand/Supervisor the Certified Electrician will be responsible for safely installing, repairing and maintaining the below equipment at Goldcorp Red Lake Gold Mines. This position will require you to work underground or on surface as required.Red Lake Gold Mines provides a very diverse work environment that will allow the trades person to grow their skill set.  At our location the electrical infrastructure is vast including from surface to underground as follows:
  • 115kv mine owned power line and substation.
  • Seven (7) 44kv surface distribution substations.
  • Two (2) operating processing mills with significant amounts of automation and instrumentation.
  • Five (5) Headframes with ten (10) mine hoists.
  • Three (3) Underground complexes with numerous 4160v and 13.8kv distribution systems.
  • Underground equipment that is remotely operated from surface.
  • Communication and monitoring systems ranging from fiber optics, radio, seismic etc.…
Responsibilities
  • Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical systems and components of machinery and equipment
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Maintain electrical prints and documentation.
  • Assist in the training of apprentices on procedures and safe electrical practices.
  • Provide suggestions on project improvements.
  • Partake in training sessions to keep up to date of equipment on site.
  • Comply with federal and provincial acts and regulations, and legal requirements.
  • Mine Hosting Plant Maintenance.
  • All other duties assigned.
Requirements
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary institution in an electricity-related program, or have acquired qualifications of the trade by progressively advancing through an apprenticeship program in order to become certified.
  • Must possess a valid Journeyman Electrician Interprovincial Certificate. 
  • Minimum 3 years trades experience in a heavy industrial field is required.
 
How to Apply
External candidates must apply online at www.goldcorp.com/careers using the Job Number RED00002764. Resumes received through fax, email or in person will not be accepted. Internal candidates must submit a job application form to Connor Ranger, Human Resources. At this time, candidates referred by recruitment agencies cannot be accepted.  Please note that relocation will not be available to those located within 80 kilometers of Red Lake Gold Mines or for contract positions.  Goldcorp. Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
 
Schedule: Local 7x7 10.5 hours, offering a great work-life balance.  
(Schedules and hours of work are subject to operational needs and the Company retains its management right to change these with notice).

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