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Heavy Plant Mechanic / Fitter / Technician (Mining) - Relocate to Canada

Heavy Plant Mechanic / Fitter / Technician (Mining) - Relocate to Canada

Posted 21 March by Conuma Coal Resources Easy Apply Ended

Primary Purpose

Safely and efficiently diagnose, troubleshoot, service and repair Conuma Coal’s large fleet of mining trucks and equipment.

Company Information

Conuma is a leading Canadian producer and exporter of metallurgical coal for the global steel industry. In 2016, Conuma acquired Walter Energy’s Canadian assets, which consisted of three metallurgical coal mines in North-East British Columbia. These mines now make up the company’s Canadian operations. The company is well-positioned to meet the world’s growing demand for metallurgical coal products. With ready access to both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Conuma is able to serve customers in South America, Europe and Asia.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair heavy mining equipment and ancillary equipment used in open pit coal mining; such as shovels, drills, haul / dump trucks, loaders, bulldozers and excavators.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives;
  • Respond to mechanical issues both in the maintenance shop and in the field.
  • Report to Maintenance Supervisor
  • All immigration costs and legal assistance
  • Assistance with achieving equivalence certifications to be able to practice your profession in Canada

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Diesel Mechanics, Heavy Vehicle Plant Mechanics, Heavy Plant Fitters or equivalent
  • 2+ years related experience in a heavy industrial or mining environment

Skills and Abilities

  • Self-motivated, team player with a positive attitude and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to work 12-hour day and night shifts; on a 7 days on / 7 days off rotation.
  • Good written and oral skills in English
  • Knowledge of computer maintenance systems an asset.
  • Willingness to work in adverse conditions;
  • Willingness to relocate to North-East British Columbia, Canada

Work Location / Travel

Conuma’s properties are located in North-East British Columbia, Canada, amongst some of the most beautiful surroundings in North America. At the Tumbler Ridge UNESCO Global Geopark, employees can enjoy almost limitless hiking amongst some of Canada’s biggest waterfalls, ride through ATV and snowmobile trails, explore 97 million-year-old dinosaur footprints, ski cross-country trails, play ice-hockey, swim indoors and out, cycle and enjoy the sense of community only a small town provides. An hour and a quarter away, Chetwynd is famous for its chainsaw wood carvings, First Nations Bands and offers a range of kayaking, snowmobiling and rock climbing opportunities. Local amenities include medical centres, retail and grocery stores, bars and restaurants with events held through the year. Regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with vastly reduced costs of living, North-East British Columbia is the outdoor paradise our employees are proud to call home.

  • Employee bus transport is available from Tumbler Ridge / Chetwynd

Wage and Benefits

  • Conuma Coal provides employees excellent financial compensation and benefits. Benefits include matched retirement plan contributions, extended healthcare and insurance and paid vacation allowance.
  • All travel and relocation expenses to Canada covered for candidate and their family
  • Up to 6 months of housing provided

UK and Ireland Heavy Plant Mechanic / Fitter Job Fairs

Conuma Coal Resources will be hosting four informational job fairs in Great Britain for interested candidates and to accept CV’s in person. Come meet our recruitment team and learn more about this unique opportunity to live and work in Canada!

Morpeth - April 8th and 9th, 2018

Time: 1pm till 8pm each day

Location: Riverside Lodge, High Stanners, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1QL, UK

Chesterfield - April 10th and 11th, 2018

Time: 1pm till 8pm each day

Location: Ringwood Hall Hotel, Brimington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 1DQ, UK

Bristol - April 12th and 13th, 2018

Time: 1pm till 8pm each day

Location: The Bristol Hotel, Prince Street, Bristol, BS1 4QF, UK

Dublin - April 15th and 16th, 2018

Time: 1pm till 8pm each day

Location: Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 NX33, Ireland

We look forwards to meeting you!

Reference: 34736632

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