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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 / 14 days off


Closing Date: January 30, 2023



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 Welder to join our Mobile Maintenance team reporting to the Welding Supervisor.  


Detour Lake is the second 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 Welder will be responsible for providing support to the Mobile Maintenance team by providing efficient, reliable, and safe welding repairs while ensuring compliance with all safety and regulatory procedures and acts.




Your responsibilities will include:


  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and welding process specifications
  • Operating manual or semi-automatic flame cutting, brazing, and soldering equipment
  • Performing structural welding repairs to mining equipment and parts
  • Designing and fabricating metal/components as required
  • Properly follow Company’s policies and the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations for safe working procedures and environment
  • Maintaining a safe, clean, and efficient work area




Our ideal candidate has:


  • 5 years’ related experience, with 3 years’ experience welding on mobile equipment and parts
  • Ontario provincial or Inter-Provincial (Red Seal) welder trade certificate
  • Experience with line boring is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience operating various welding equipment for positioning purposes
  • 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


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.