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Certified Journeyman Millwright

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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, and 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.
• Our workforce of 640 employees makes 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 is the second largest open-pit copper 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 sourcing a Certified Journeyman Millwright 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.


• Meet production, maintenance and safety goals and objectives.
• Perform preventative, predictive & breakdown maintenance associated with operations equipment including, but not limited to, crushers, conveying systems, grinding mills, pumps & piping systems.
• Contribute to the development of apprentices and working as part of a team to accomplish maintenance goals and targets.

• High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license.
• Interprovincial trade qualifications in Millwrighting (Red Seal Certification).
• Mining experience is considered an asset.
• Welding and fabricating experience will be considered an asset.

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