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Underground Welder

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.

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

Based at the Macassa Mine Site, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an Underground Welder 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 Underground Welder will be responsible for installing, repairing, and making good items in planned and unplanned maintenance. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Consistency with Maintenance Department Classification Guideline
  • Read and interpret project plans, blueprints and other written instructions and diagrams to perform task at hand
  • Perform MIG, TIG, Oxyacetylene and other types of weld based on project needs
  • Field install welds, including duct work, light fixtures, vents, fans, metal sheeting and other parts
  • Select proper fillers for jobs based on previous experience or project instructions
  • Coordinate with field labor crew for efficient installations
  • Conserve resources whenever possible to ensure budgetary integrity and client satisfaction
  • De-bur and grind metal as necessary to achieve proper surface texture
  • Ensure that the work areas, equipment, and work practices comply with the regulatory codes, statutes, and company requirements
  • Liaises effectively with colleagues and managers regarding various work situations and the activities within the department
  • All other duties as may be assigned

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Our ideal candidate has:

 

  • High School diploma required
  • Welders License required
  • Experience reading diagrams & schematics
  • Accurate measurements and take offs
  • Experience in CMMS
  • 3 + years experience in similar role (Mining equipment preferred).
  • Teamwork and self-starting work ethic.

 

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

 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR 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.