Mobile Crane Mechanic

If you thrive on success and team work in a team culture, Agnico Eagle offers career opportunities on a global scale. We provide rewarding and challenging work that will help you grow your skills and your career. Agnico Eagle is committed to creating meaningful opportunities for our employees and we encourage everyone who works for us to contribute to their full potential. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We provide a safe work environment and seek to ensure all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, free from harassment, discrimination, bullying and retaliation. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Disability-related accommodations during the application and selection process are available upon request. Interested? We hope you are.



Location: Detour Lake Mine 


Rotation: 14 days in, followed by 14 days off



At Agnico Eagle, our values never waver. We believe in trust, respect, equality, family and responsibility. Why? Because they express who we are and they have helped us succeed in business for over 60 years.



We value you – your unique set of skills and experience. We value your willingness to build those skills and make a meaningful contribution to our company. And, we value your commitment to treat every person on our team with respect, helping us to operate safely, protect the environment and make a positive contribution to our local communities.




Based at the Detour Lake Mine site, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Mobile Crane Mechanic to join our Mobile Maintenance team reporting to the Mine Maintenance Supervisor.


Detour Lake is the largest gold producing mine in Canada with the largest gold reserves and substantial growth potential. The open pit mine is located in northeastern Ontario, approximately 300 kilometres northeast of Timmins and 185 kilometres by road northeast of Cochrane, within the northernmost Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The mine is situated in the area of the historic Detour Lake open pit/underground mine operated by Placer Dome which produced 1.8 million ounces of gold from 1983 to 1999. The Detour Lake operation has a mine life of approximately 22 years with an average gold production of 659,000 ounces per year.


The Mobile Crane Mechanic will be responsible for the completion of mechanical maintenance tasks within the maintenance areas of the Detour Lake Mine while achieve production targets in a safe and efficient manner.




Your responsibilities will include:


  • Ensure all mobile crane equipment is in a reliable and safe operating condition;
  • Use of computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of required repairs;
  • Perform regular service, preventative maintenance and repairs as required;
  • Analyze maintenance procedures and make recommendations to improve effectiveness;
  • Identify and report part requirements and supplies as required;
  • Prepare electronic service reports and documentation in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Ensure that safety issues are reported to the supervisor and promptly remedied;
  • Promote a positive health, safety and environment culture and the Internal Responsibility System;
  • Other duties may be assigned from the Mine Maintenance Supervisor time to time.




Our ideal candidate has:


  • Minimum high school diploma or GED;
  • Ontario provincial or inter-provincial (Red Seal) Heavy Duty Equipment Technician certificate;
  • Certified Crane Inspector Certificate would be an asset;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with hydraulic mobile crane equipment;
  • Computer literate with knowledge of CAT ET & SIS Web an asset;
  • Demonstrated commitment to safe working practices;
  • Focused and self-motivated with strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Experience working at a remote work site is an asset.

Does this sound like you? If so, we would love to hear from you.




Together, we are building a world-class gold mine and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team. All of our team members are rewarded with a competitive benefits package and on-the-job perks, including:


  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation
  • Travel Allowance
  • Group benefits package
  • Training and learning opportunities
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan

Should you be the successful candidate for this role, you will be contacted by a member of our Human Resources Department to schedule an interview.

Together, we are Going for Gold in everything that we do and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team.