Job Description Westmoreland Mining currently has 1 position available for a permanent, full-time Journeyman Electrician at the Estevan Mine. The Estevan Mine operates four active pits and supplies lignite coal to the Boundary Dam Generating Station, the Shand Generating Station, the Activated Carbon Plant, as well as some domestic sales. Duties and Responsibilities
Working with low, medium, and high voltage equipment and electronic controls as applied to large mining equipment;
Demonstrating a strong working knowledge of AC and DC theory and equipment, test procedures, safe work practices, and electrical codes;
Installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing electrical control systems;
Operating equipment necessary to move cable and portable equipment; and
Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements Qualifications
Journeyman Electrician ticket with an Interprovincial Red Seal
Valid Sasktachewan Electrical License
Valid class 5 driver's license
Ability to work 12-hour shift rotations (days and nights)
Previous mining experience is considered an asset
This position currently follows a 28-day shift rotation working 12-hour day and night shifts from 7:00 to 7:00. The shift rotation is: 3 days, 2 off, 2 nights, 3 off, 2 days, 2 off, 3 nights, 2 off, 2 days, 3 off, 2 nights, 2 off. This position is located approximately 12 km from the City of Estevan and 16 km from the Town of Bienfait. The successful candidate will be responsible for his/her own accommodations and transportation.