Journeyman Electrician

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Journeyman
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • Posting ID 222955
  • No. of Openings 1

Job Description

If you thrive on challenge and collaboration, Barrick offers opportunities on a global scale. Our remarkable people have made us the leading gold mining company, and we’re looking for more people to join our team—people who are motivated, energetic, eager to learn and grow. We make it a priority to support the aspirations of every individual, with international opportunities, ongoing training and development, and first-class benefits.

Williams Operating Corporation – Barrick Gold located near Marathon in Northwestern Ontario presently requires a:

  • Electrician

Position Description:

  • Accountable for all electrical infrastructure on site.


  • Be compliant with all applicable environmental, health and safety Acts, policies and procedures and ensure that all work is done in the manner and with the protective devices, measures and procedures required.
  • Make certain adequate accident prevention practices are maintained by reviewing and recommending improvements and procedures.
  • Ensure all hazards are reported and investigated in accordance with relevant procedures and appropriate remedial actions implemented in a timely manner.
  • Ensure a safe and healthy work environment by gaining proper training, following and understanding of the operating procedures, PPE, operation of equipment and effective communication.
  • Attend daily safety meetings to communicate safety instruction, information and gather concerns to be addressed.
  • Work within the daily, weekly and monthly maintenance plans.
  • Identify and organize the equipment, materials and services to achieve the established production targets.  Ensure adequate material available in order to maximize productivity
  • Perform physical inspections to determine if work meets company standards in regards to safety, quality, and production.
  • Recommend measures or changes to improve production methods, equipment performance and use of equipment and personnel to increase efficiency of department and entire mine.
  • Ensure all work completed supports activities of the subsequent shifts; communicate these activities to the respective Supervisor
  • Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly shift reports as required
  • Complete operational checks monitoring quality and productivity ensuring established standards are met.
  • Complete all required housekeeping audits.
  • Ability, skills and knowledge to work with high voltages in an industrial setting.
  • Maintain a high standard of workmanship at all times, particularly during time constraints associated with plant downtime, is a challenge.
  • The role typically involves interruption to electrical supplies, so special attention must be placed on the impacts on the broader working environment.
  • Understand technical components of the job; use technical knowledge or skills to safely complete tasks.
  • Schedule own work so that the most important work gets done; plan to have materials ready to complete a job; adjust schedule based on priority situations that occur throughout the week.
  • Critique own performance as a means of self-improvement; set high standards of work performance for self.
  • Diagnose problems and share solutions to create learning experiences.
  • Provide reports as required for decision making, period reporting and budgeting purposes through e-mail, computer requirements and additional required data entry.
  • Anticipate and implement solution to problems that may occur in the operations through trouble shooting and problem solving.
  • Implement and adhere to all company policy’s and directives.
  • Optimize the use of operating consumables to minimize cos
  • Actively participate in the Continuous Improvement activities in order to improve all areas of the mine.  Ensure that these activities are aligned in the same direction as the Company.
  • Promote and encourage all employees in establishing the continuous improvement culture.
  • Instruct and train co-workers to ensure adherence to company procedures, guidelines and any relevant government legislation.
  • Follow employee training plan to ensure all necessary training is complete.
  • Maintain proper working relations with all other departments including contractor relationships.
  • Communicate with Supervisor, General Foreman and other employees to review direction, resolve problems, recommend priorities and corrective measures to improve operations and conditions of entire mine.
  • Update the General Foreman and Supervisor for direction and communication
  • Receive and give accurate, timely feedback to Supervisor, employees and other groups
  • Identify and communicate maintenance priorities to production department.
  • Ensure operating objectives and targets are effectively communicated to crew


  • Electrical License in the Province of Ontario or equivalent
  • Knowledgeable in health and safety standards
  • Knowledgeable in site and department operating procedures
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instruction
  • Demonstrate applicable ethics and due diligence
  • Communication leadership and team building skills
  • Strong prioritization, organization and reasoning skills
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality and accountability
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, and execution of skills
  • Delta V knowledge would be an asset
  • Experience in milling process would be an asset
  • Some ACAD experience to read and make small updates
  • SAP knowledge would be an asset but be willing to learn and use the program

What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including competitive bonuses, benefits, pension, and company match share purchase plan.
  • A progressive career path including global opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Access to a global network of highly qualified professionals for exchanging knowledge and ideas, building skills, and sharing experiences
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

Barrick welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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

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About Us

Our mission is to be the world’s most valued gold and copper mining business. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.

With operating mines and projects in 18 countries, Barrick’s highly diversified workforce is drawn almost entirely from our host nations and equipped with world-class skills. We set the gold standard in sustainability by embedding environmental, social and economic considerations into all of our business decisions.

The company’s shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GOLD and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ABX. Learn more at or follow us on LinkedIn.

About the Team

Hemlo has produced more than 21 million ounces of gold and has been operating continuously for more than 30 years. It consists of the Williams mine operation, including an underground mine, and 4mtpa gold processing facility. Hemlo is located about 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario on Highway 17. Situated nearby the beautiful North Shore of Lake Superior, Hemlo works closely with our Indigenous communities of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg and Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg and the townships of Marathon, Manitouwadge and White River. An area of extensive natural beauty for all outdoor pursuits from hiking in national and state parks, all types of water sports, hunting, fishing, and camping.

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