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Cagetender 3

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: Macassa Mine, Kirkland Lake, ON

Rotation: 7/7 schedule

This role is not a Camp Based opportunity.



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 Macassa Mine Site, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Cagetender 3 to join our Mine Operations team.


The Macassa Mine is a high-grade gold producer, with grade improving at depth, and a key valuation driver for Agnico Eagle.  Located in the Town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, the Macassa Mine remains one of the highest gold grade mines in the world. Macassa commenced operations in 2002, and with the discovery of the South Mine Complex has been able to increase its level of production significantly over the past five years. The mine is located in an area with well-developed infrastructure, including a provincial highway, a railway system and a private airport. High-grade ore is processed at the Macassa Mill, which currently has available capacity and is located in close proximity to the mine.


The Cagetender 3 is a support role to mining and part of the team underground including services, construction, development and production.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Completed & ongoing competence with required core modules.
  • Demonstrate competence/awareness in relevant UG Hardrock common core.
  • Housekeeping – keep work areas clean free from hazards.
  • Communication – listen to and communicate with others, keep accurate records on 5 point card, aligning with daily tasks.
  • Teamwork – work with others to meet and where possible exceed daily KPI’s set by Supervisor.
  • Moves people, material and explosives into the cage.
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices within the headframe, as well as all other work areas around the headframe.
  • Assists shaftman/cagetender with shaft/manway inspections and maintenance if required.


Physical demands and requirements:


  • Shift work - Day and Night.
  • Ground to waist height up to 40kg occasionally, 10 kg frequently.
  • Occasional to frequent heavy push pull. Occasional sitting.
  • Constant standing. Constant walking over uneven ground.
  • Occasional to frequent working in awkward positions – squatting, kneeling, bent over.
  • Working with arms overhead.
  • High physical strength and endurance demands.
  • Environment conditions can be: hot, humid, wet, dusty. Lighting is restricted. May be excessive noise. Airflow is artificial.
  • Ground conditions may be wet, muddy slippery, sloped inclines, loose rocks and obstacles on the ground.


Our ideal candidate has:


  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Miner 4 or equivalent.
  • Physically Fit, self starter with can do attitude.
  • Tolerance for cold, hot and humid environment, temperature variation.
  • Demonstrated Safety awareness.
  • UG Common Core(Ontario).

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
  • 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.