Heavy Duty Mechanic 2024-025

Foran Mining Corporation (TSX:FOM), a modern mining company that wants to change what mining means to people. We are currently seeking six (6) additional Heavy Duty Mechanics to join their expanding McIlvenna Bay project team. This is a full-time position with a 7/7 rotational schedule 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:


  • Application Deadline:

    May 1, 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. A Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for executing mechanical maintenance activities and ensuring the safe and efficient operation of mechanical systems and equipment while maintaining compliance with industry standards and safety regulations. Compensation and Benefits: • We offer a competitive wage of $47.46/hr. • Employer funded extended group medical and dental plan. • RSP Plan with 6% Company match to employee contributions. • On the job training from Equipment Vendor specializing in Battery Equipped Vehicles will be provided.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular inspections and assessments to identify potential issues and implement timely repairs.
  • Ensure the reliability and efficiency of mechanical systems and equipment to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.
  • Optimize maintenance processes and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Adhering to all safety protocols and guidelines.
  • Ensure that all maintenance activities are performed safely and in compliance with industry regulations.
  • Diagnose mechanical issues and equipment malfunctions, developing effective solutions to minimize downtime and operational disruptions.
  • Stay updated with industry best practices and technological advancements to improve mechanical maintenance processes.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, equipment history, and maintenance schedules.

Job Qualifications & Skills

  • Heavy Duty Mechanic and/or Industrial Electrician Red Seal certification.
  • 1-3 yrs. experience as a Heavy Duty Mechanic and/or Industrial Electrician in a mining or heavy industry setting.
  • In-depth knowledge of mining equipment, maintenance practices, and safety regulations.
  • Understanding of environmental regulations and their implications for maintenance activities at mine sites.

Deadline for applications to be submitted is: May 1, 2024

A competitive compensation package is available for the successful candidate.