JOURNEYMAN PIPEFITTER/STEAMFITTER

Date Posted: May 14, 2018
Closing Date: June 04, 2018
Location:
Imperial Metals - Red Chris

The Red Chris mine is recruiting for a Journeyman Pipefitter/Steamfitter to join our Mill Maintenance Department. This position is for work at the remote Red Chris mine located 80km south of Dease Lake, BC in Tahltan traditional territory. The successful applicant will be required to work and stay in camp during their shift rotation. We offer a number of designated flight marshalling points within BC. Qualified applicants from the local communities are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Mill Maintenance Supervisor responsibliites include, but are not limited to:

  • Assemble, fabricate, test, maintain and repair pipelines that carry water, steam, fuel or chemicals for heating, cooling, lubricating or other processes integral to the operation’s mining activities
  • Weld, braze, cement and thread joints to join pipes and fabricate sections of piping systems, test system for leaks using testing equipment, remove and replace worn components and reactivate system
  • Cut openings for pipe in walls, floors and ceilings using hand or power tool or machines, measure, cut, thread and bend pipes to required shape and size
  • Clean and maintain pipe units and fittings, flush system, install supports, valves, piping and control systems
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, and streamline work processes
  • The mentorship and training of apprentices
  • Use computer to input timesheets, materials, equipment information and work orders
  • Practice workplace safety
  • Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Certificate of Qualification or Red Seal Interprovincial Certification in Pipefitter/Steamfitter trade required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ related experience required
  • Minimum valid Class 5 driver’s license required
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and MS Outlook, SAP experience a distinct asset
  • Ability to mentor and train apprentices
  • Ability to perform tasks that require strength and stamina in extreme weather conditions
  • A team player that works well with others
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS CAN SEND THEIR RESUME AND COVER LETTER IN MS WORD OR PDF FORMAT TO:
Red Chris Development Company - hr@redchrismine.ca
Please include position title in the subject line of email
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted