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Mine Hoist Millwright

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.



Based at the Macassa Mine Site, we currently have an exciting opportunity for 4 Mine Hoist Millwrights 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. 


The Mine Hoist Millwright is an integral member supporting the safe and continuous Mining operation of the site.  The tradesperson is considered capable and with qualification to install, repair and make good items in planned and unplanned maintenance.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Install new or overhauled equipment in a timely manner, according to manufacturers recommendations,
  • Fabricate, overhaul, and install parts on fixed equipment installations, within timeframes to be outlined by the Stationary Supervisor,
  • Keep work areas and equipment clean and free of safety hazards on a continuous basis and conduct routine inspections of the workplace,
  • Perform preventative maintenance,
  • Repair equipment within planned time frames,
  • Conduct equipment inspections in response to operations concerns or as outlined by a maintenance schedule,
  • Read and interpret technical documents and drawings to troubleshoot and diagnose root cause of problem,
  • Perform repairs in a cost effective, safe and environmentally friendly manner in order to maximize equipment availability,
  • Communicate reports on maintenance and log repairs,
  • All other duties as may be assigned.


Our ideal candidate has:

  • Millwright License,
  • Active member of the Ontario College of Trades,
  • Must have good communication and leadership skills,
  • Able to set priorities and work with minimum supervision,
  • Accurate with measurements and take offs,
  • Experienced with mine hoists systems (cages, skips, hoists, ropes, etc.), compressors, pumps, fans,
  • Experience in CMMS,
  • 3 years experience in a similar role.,
  • Teamwork and self-starting work ethic.


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

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.