Heavy Duty Mechanic

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Job Detail

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  • Experience Previous Experience
  • Posting ID 5829
  • No. of Openings 1

Job Description

Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company. 

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment.  To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at www.newgold.com. To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page.

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:

  •     A stimulating values-based work environment
  •     A culture of collaboration and inclusion
  •     Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  •     Career development opportunities
  •     A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
  •     A competitive total compensation program
  •     A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

New Afton Mine

Situated 10 kilometers west of Kamloops, British Columbia, the New Afton Mine is an underground gold and copper producing site.

Kamloops is a city of 90,000 people, located 350 kilometers east of Vancouver. The area provides the opportunity to live and work in a vibrant community with its own university and within easy reach of world class ski resorts, championship golf courses, mountain biking trails, popular recreational lakes and award-winning vineyards.

About the Role

  • Schedule: 7 on, 7 off, alternating days and nights
  • Position Reports To: Mobile Maintenance Supervisors

Position Overview

Heavy Duty Mechanics at New Afton are placed on one of four crews, working as a team to maximizing mobile equipment up time.

Key Responsibilities

  • Repair, troubleshoot, adjust, overhaul and maintain mobile mining equipment on surface and underground
  • Perform quality critical asset management and maintenance
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Provide input on equipment maintenance strategy and improvement opportunities


  • Must hold a valid Heavy Duty Mechanic Red Seal Interprovincial Certificate
  • Experience working on underground mining equipment
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrate leadership in safety
  • Demonstrate a strong drive to learn new skills
  • Possess a willingness to take on progressively more responsibilities as they grow and develop with the company

To Apply

1. Access your Internal Success Factors account by clicking the SuccessFactors link on the HR SharePoint Homepage

2. From the Careers page in SuccessFactors, update your Candidate profile by uploading your resume and cover letter.

3. Apply to this opportunity via the careers posting in SuccessFactors by 11:59pm on November 24, 2022.

If you have issues with IT access or require assistance, please reach out to IT or HR prior to the application deadline as late applications will not be considered.  ITNewAftonHelpDesk@newgold.com


Interviews will tentatively be scheduled for the week of November 28th 2022.

Those who are selected for an interview will be contacted directlyInterview preparation is available to internal employees through the Human Resources team, please contact any member of the HR team to set up an appointment.  

Inclusion, Equal Opportunity, Accessibility

New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected factors.  Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Additional Information

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process. New Gold does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a forma contractual arrangement with the Company.  Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by New Gold will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.

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