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Miner - Underground
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RED00002737 Requisition #
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 Underground Supervisor,  the Welder/Fabricator will be directly responsible for providing service and maintenance support to underground fleet of mobile equipment at Goldcorp Red Lake Gold Mines. 
 
Responsibilities
  • Repair and maintain all mobile equipment in a safe, efficient and timely manner.
  • Perform welding duties using various welding methods (e.g. oxyacetylene, arc welding, electric arc equipment and welding rod, etc).
  • Report any hazards or safety concerns to Supervisor.
  • Work in a healthy work environment with full support, cooperation and commitment to satisfy our operation’s goal of being accident-free.
  • Comply with federal and provincial acts and regulations, and legal requirements.
  • Adhere to all relevant corporate policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Requirements
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary institution in a welding 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 Welder Interprovincial Certificate, be CWB-certified, and have a minimum of 2 years of heavy industrial experience.  
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination with high standards of accuracy
  • Strong mathematical aptitude and numerical ability
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and language
  • Underground welding experience
  • Familiar with Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Mines and Mining Plants
  • Works well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Works productively alone, or in a team atmosphere
 
 
How to Apply
External candidates must apply online at www.goldcorp.com/careers using the Job Number RED00002737. 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.  As an equal opportunity employer, Goldcorp is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 
Schedule: 7x7 10.5 hours
(Schedules and hours of work are subject to operational needs and the Company retains its management right to change these with notice).
Date Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Date Closed: Monday, August 6th, 2018

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