Electrical Apprentice

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: To Be Determined (7/7, 10 hours 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.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Electrical Apprentice to join our Maintenance 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. 


As part of the Maintenance team the Electrical Apprentice is an integral member supporting the safe and continuous Mining operation of the site. Working in a supportive team environment, working with a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS), you have responsibility to ensure all information recorded is as accurate as possible.


We are looking for Electrical Apprentices who are on their final year of schooling and ready to write the certificate of qualification.



  • Installing and terminating conduit and cable. Locating and installing equipment, panels, sensors and other control components and devices
  • Fabricate control panels, wiring check-out. Perform and/or assist with systems start up
  • Participate in job site final walk though. Prepare all as built markup drawings for the design engineer
  • Assist Trades personnel in the coordination of on-site activities and monitoring of progress
  • Layout and plan the installation. Quantify and order required material
  • Provide input relating to the resolution of any design or installation issues
  • Where possible participate as part of the team to plan the job from the onset
  • Install, alter, repair and maintain a wide range of electrical equipment for safe, efficient and environmentally sound operation
  • Ensure all electrical maintenance operations are in compliance with applicable regulations and trade practices;
  • May troubleshoot problems that occur with the job, submit requests for supplies and tools to ensure that they are available on the worksite when needed
  • Lay out circuits, set up breaker and panel boxes, and install fixtures and lights as well as other electrical equipment
  • Apply 5 S principles - Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain
  • Other duties as directed from time to time



  • Completed Level 1 & 2 of schooling
  • In the case of Apprentice, be Registered (Ontario college of trades)
  • Must be able to read and understand electrical prints
  • Must have good communication and leadership skills
  • Able to set priorities and work with at times limited supervision
  • Knowledge of Lockout: high voltage switching and de-energizing cables
  • Ability to competently use a multi-meter/megger insulation tester
  • The ability to think logically and keep up with changes in technology.
  • Experience reading & understanding hydraulic and electrical schematics.
  • Technical strength coupled with good people skills, and good planning;
  • Basic computer skills, written and verbal communication skills;



  • Strong computing and troubleshooting ability
  • Training in First Aid, H2S, CSTS/PST, Fall Protection
  • Teamwork and self starting work ethic
  • Valid Drivers licence an advantage
  • Foundational understanding in Preventive and predictive maintenance systems;
  • RPS/RCM maintenance troubleshooting techniques;
  • Leadership of a multi disciplined work group during operating and turnaround situations would be considered an asset;



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.