Camp Maintenance 2024-036

Foran Mining Corporation (TSX:FOM), a modern mining company that wants to change what mining means to people. We are currently seeking one (1) Camp Maintenance personnel to join their expanding McIlvenna Bay project team. This is a full-time position with a rotational schedule and based at the McIlvenna Bay project site. Foran is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce as we move into our next phase of growth. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to self-declare when submitting applications and resumes. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, you must be legally able to work in Canada. McIlvenna Bay Project site is an alcohol and drug free environment with all positions worked at site considered as safety sensitive. Therefore, successful candidates who will be working at the Project Site will be required to pass a Pre-employment alcohol and Drug test as part of their condition of employment.
  • Location:

    McIlvenna Bay Project Site

  • Job Type:

    Full Time Permanent

  • Department:

    Site Services

  • Application Deadline:

    May 28, 2024

  • Hourly Wage:


Foran Mining has recently completed a positive feasibility study for the McIlvenna Bay project and have started advanced design, permitting and preliminary construction activities to build underground mining and milling facilities as well as the supporting infrastructure. Camp Maintenance is responsible for maintaining the operation of the camp facilities and utility services at the project site including (but not limited to) power, water, heat and air conditioning. Compensation and Benefits: We offer a competitive starting salary $32.47/hr. Provide health, dental, and vision benefits upon date of hire Life and disability insurance RRSP with company match

Job Responsibilities

  • Daily inspection of camp facilities and report to Site Supervisor on maintenance repairs required;
  • Check water meters, fuel levels and propane levels at site storage facilities and communicate daily to Site Supervisor when re-ordering is required;
  • Pick up of garbage from various camp locations, transfer to main disposal site and arrange for off-site removal of garbage when nearing full capacity;
  • Maintaining parking lot at site based on seasonal requirements (removal of snow in the winter, maintain in the summer months);
  • Fuel all site generators daily, perform oil changes in generators as required and record all work done in generator logbooks;
  • Maintain water coolers and restock water jugs at site as required;
  • Record water usage daily on clipboard by water tank and fill water tanks daily;
  • Perform daily checks on sewer containment and notify Site Supervisor when nearing full capacity;
  • Make trips to nearest community for equipment, materials and/or personnel as necessary;
  • Check waterline to camps as per seasonal requirements (daily in winter months, weekly in summer months) ensuring heat trace operation is working and no leaks are occurring;
  • Check lagoon daily and report issues to Site Supervisor;
  • Maintain project surface site by removing potential hazards such as (but not limited to) removal of ice and snow, sand, sapling growth on camp pad, removal of garbage/materials and dispose as appropriate;
  • Responsible for fueling equipment and Company vehicles as required;
  • Conduct preventative maintenance of Environmental ATV & snowmobiles and maintain logbook of work performed;
  • Shovel walks and keep doorways around camps clear throughout the day when snowing;
  • Maintain an inventory of supplies in camp to acceptable levels (ie. spares for oil changes) and submit re-stock orders to Project Superintendent as required;
  • Perform monthly fire extinguisher and emergency lighting checks and report any issues to Site Supervisor;
  • Assist Site Supervisor with other duties as required;
  • Assist water treatment plant operators as required (provide transportation for them throughout site, chemical transfers and deliveries etc.)

Job Qualifications & Skills

  • Must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Valid Class 5 drivers license;
  • Experience operating heavy equipment;
  • Possess basic knowledge of maintaining vehicles, generators, mobile equipment and other small motors for the purpose of changing oil, topping up fluids etc.;
  • Possess excellent verbal/written communication skills in order to work with a variety of departments and site personnel;
  • Certifications/qualifications in electrical, carpentry, water treatment, plumbing, gas or others preferred.

Deadline for applications to be submitted is: May 28, 2024

A competitive compensation package is available for the successful candidate.