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Maintenance and Asset Manager

Capital Projects
088892 Requisition #

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.


Situated near the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in north western Ontario, 350 km east of Thunder Bay, we have an underground/open pit;  residential mine site.
This rugged and beautiful area is an outdoor paradise - home to dozens of species of birds and animals as well as  moose, black bear and deer. If you enjoy outdoor activities including enjoying lake country/cottages, camping, boating, beaches, golf, downhill skiing, hiking, hunting and fishing, as well as sledding, snowshoeing, x-country skiing in the winter; you’ll want to explore opportunities at Barrick-Hemlo. 

With two communities in close proximity, both Marathon and Manitouwadge have all the amenities you’ll require and is regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with affordable costs of living and a terrific quality of life.


Position Description:

Ensure all programs, personal actions and approaches support Barrick’s goals for safety and sustainability.   Act as a safety champion and constantly apply the principals and spirit of Courageous Safety Leadership and Courage to Care.




  • Lead the development and ongoing management of a reliable 5 year maintenance and engineering plan.
  • Create and implement rolling 3 to 12 month plans that optimise availability and reliability of mining, processing equipment and surface infrastructure.
  • Monitor performance against plan and lead the maintenance and engineering team to identify risks to delivering the plan.
  • Identify area’s for improvement and create action plans to ensure excellence in maintenance and engineering practices is achieved.
  • Improve the Maintenance Department’s Management Operating System (MOS) to ensure that clearly defined processes are functional and maintained to manage business requirements, risks and opportunities plus aligned with the site plan Do Check Act cycle.
  • Developing and maintaining contacts and networks internally and externally to assist the Maintenance group in carrying out its business effectively.
  • Embed a culture of continuous improvement and effectively manage change within Department.
  • Effectively set work contexts and allocate tasks to ensure individual, departmental and site work is adequately resourced
  • Identify areas for staff development and provide ongoing coaching and performance feedback
  • Foster collaborative relationships with team members and departmental stakeholders, ensuring that Barrick’s culture and values are promoted in all interactions.
  • Ensure compliance with all systems and provide governance to ensure the system is optimised and the standards are consistent throughout the Hemlo Operations
  • Establish key performance indicators for continual improvement process within the operations, processing and engineering maintenance streams
  • Identify and report opportunities for improvement to departmental owners/managers
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the site strategy, 5 year plan and annual plan
  • Monitor and manage the performance of the mine site against the 5 5-yearlan and annual plan
  • Be an effective leader and team member by demonstrating a commitment to safety and positive working behaviour.




  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Mining) or equivalent required
  • Minimum of 10 years proven experience in maintenance and engineering ideally gained across a variety of organizations, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience at management level
  • Expertise with provincial legislation, a working knowledge of industry best practices and proven experience with implementing maintenance systems and practices
  • Strong sense of professionalism and purpose, with proven capacity for problem-solving and producing sustainable results through teamwork and individual effort;
  • Proficient computer literacy, oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills.
  • Change Champion- Partners to lead and sustain change creating an agile and responsive organization
  • Outstanding consultative, critical thinking and analytical skills with ability to operate strategically
  • Demonstrated capacity to execute plans and hold self and others accountable for their performance and deliverables.

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
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • 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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