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Electrical Technologist

086580 Requisition #
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About Barrick & Hemlo

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


The Hemlo property consists of Williams Operating Corporation, an underground and open pit mine, located approximately 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Position Description:
Barrick is looking for an Electrical Technologist to join the Hemlo team.

As a member of the Plant Department, you will report to the Plant Foreman, you will be responsible for the maintenance and repairs to all the electrical equipment hardware and software in an 8500 TPD mechanized underground and open pit gold mine. The successful candidate must possess technical knowledge and administrative skills to ensure effective planning and control and the personal capabilities to work positively with a team of professional and technical people.

  • Electrical Engineering Technologist or Electrical Engineer, or a candidate with extensive   programming experience that has industrial electrical certification;

  • Has current industrial electrical certification (Red Seal);

  • Experience with GE, DC Drives, GE PLC Systems and Auto Cad;

  • Approximately five years of technical experience;

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Ability to perform duties in a safe and efficient manner;

  • Experience with Proficy, iFix HMI / SCADA software &

  • Knowledge of Industrial Communications Systems.

What we can Offer You 
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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