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Certified Journeyman Instrumentation Mechanic

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Taseko Mines Limited
Closing Date: 
April 07, 2018
Gibraltar Mine-McLeese Lake


Taseko Mines Limited (Taseko) is a mining exploration, development and production company. Our main assets are the Gibraltar copper-molybdenum mine just north of Williams Lake, the Prosperity gold-copper project, south west of Williams Lake, as well as the Harmony gold prospect on Haida Gwaii and Aley niobium prospect north west of Mackenzie, BC.

At Taseko Mines we are growing our Gibraltar operations, delivering exciting new projects, and investing heavily in the communities where we live and work. Our formula for success is combining a working environment and community that allows our employees and their families to thrive.



• Since re-opening Gibraltar in 2004 Taseko has invested nearly $700 million in new state-of-the-art mining and milling equipment.
• Investment in the mine's production capability from 80 million to 150 million pounds of copper per year.
• We have expanded the workforce to 650 employees working at Gibraltar, making us the largest private sector employer in the Cariboo.
• Based on our investment the current mine life of Gibraltar is estimated to be an additional 20 years and will be the second largest open-pit mine in Canada.



Our investment in our people includes a new and innovative Performance Management Program that aligns our employees' professional goals with a clear understanding of the milestones and timelines to achieve them. This competency and performance based program results in unmatched career management controls for our employees and truly allows you to decide how far you want to take your career.

To meet our aggressive goals for the company, we are committed to making Gibraltar Mines the premier destination for resource sector professionals, a commitment that extends to the surrounding communities as we strive to create the best work/life environment in our industry.



As part of our continuous growth we are currently sourcing a Certified Journeyman Instrumentation Mechanic at our Gibraltar Mine to complement our world class team. If you have relevant qualifications, operational experience, and a desire to improve your career and quality of life, we'd be honored to have you consider Gibraltar Mines.



Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Meeting production and maintenance goals while ensuring that these targets are met in a safe and efficient manner.
• Contributing to the professional growth and development of apprentices.
• Inspect, test, adjust, repair and replace electric, electronic, mechanical and pneumatic instruments and systems used to indicate, record and control systems.
• Inspect, test and calibrate flow meters, valves, pressure sensors, temperature indicators, weigh scales and other recording, indicating or controlling devices using standard methods and equipment.
• Troubleshoot and solve problems in devices and circuits using test equipment, schematics and maintenance and/or operational manuals.
• Use of hand and power tools common to your trade as well as recording calibration data, completing work orders, updating schematics and reporting on issues and/or alterations made to systems.


• High School Diploma or Equivalent
• Inter-provincial Trade Qualification 
• 2-5 years of concentrator (mill) operating experience relating to crushing, grinding and flotation would be a definite asset
• Familiarity with Modicon PLC, Emerson Delta V DCS


Gibraltar offers an excellent benefit package which includes competitive salary and a Registered Retirement Savings Plan. Transportation is provided to/from both Williams Lake and Quesnel to the mine site.

Williams Lake and area offers a unique combination of small city facilities, reasonably priced housing, excellent outdoor recreational opportunities and a temperate climate, all in a very central location, within easy driving distance to Kamloops, the Okanagan and the Lower Mainland.

For further information about the Company, visit our website at www.tasekomines.com; and about the Williams Lake Area and the Cariboo District visit the website www.landwithoutlimits.com