Value Through Gold

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Job No: PVG2018029
Location: Northwestern, BC


We are Pretivm – a Canadian mining company and the proud owner of the Brucejack Gold Mine. Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Pretium is creating value through gold by ramping up production of the 100%-owned Brucejack Mine. The Brucejack Mine is a 2,700 tonnes-per-day high-grade gold underground mine located in northwestern British Columbia, approximately 65 kilometers north of Stewart.  The mine began commercial operation in the summer of 2017 and produced 154,484 ounces of gold during the first six months of ramp-up. A feasibility study completed in June 2014 and updated in December 2016 has outlined Proven and Probable mineral reserves in Brucejack’s Valley of the Kings comprising 8.1 million ounces of gold (15.6 million tonnes grading 16.1 grams per tonne gold). Pretivm trades on the TSX and NYSE under the ticker symbol "PVG".

If you are interested in joining us, please read about the current opportunity below or visit

About the Opportunity  

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Heavy Duty Mechanic to join the Brucejack Mine in Northwestern, British Columbia.

Located approximately 65 kilometers from Stewart, you will report to the Maintenance Supervisor or designate, and work a rotating schedule encompassing 13 days on, 13 days off with 2 travel days.

In this role, you will ensure all mechanical mobile equipment related to the building, construction and site operation(s) are maintained in safe and working order while supporting all Pretivm Health & Safety policies and regulations.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Checking bulldozers, cranes, graders, other heavy construction, and mining equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnosing faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • Adjusting equipment and repairing or replacing defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
  • Testing repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
  • Cleaning, lubricating, and performing other routine maintenance work on equipment
  • Servicing attachments and working tools such as harvesting and tillage equipment, blades, ploughs, winches, and side booms
  • Participating in any other site specific training

As the successful candidate, you will have an Interprovincial Red Seal Trade qualification as a Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Technician) and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in the maintenance of diesel and gasoline mobile and stationary equipment, preferably in an industrial or heavy industry setting. Previous experience with maintenance of underground mobile equipment would be an asset.

You will also possess:

  • A minimum of a valid Class 5 driver’s license or higher
  • Certification in workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS)
  • Certification in Transportation of dangerous goods (TDG)
  • The ability to lift/move up to 50lbs throughout a work shift and maintain high levels of performance over 12 hour shifts
  • The ability to pass mandatory medical/drug/alcohol testing and a criminal background check

If this sounds like you, we’d be lucky to have you on our team! Please read about our great employee benefits and complete our easy online application form below.  

What we can offer you!

The success of the Brucejack Mine will be determined by the hard working and dedicated team who help us build it. All of our team members can expect to receive a highly competitive salary that is commensurate with your experience, skills, and qualifications.

We understand that camp life can be challenging at times and we are committed to ensuring that all of our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we are pleased to provide brand new and comfortable camp accommodations, as well as delicious meals prepared by our talented culinary team. With all the creature comforts of home, including TV and wifi, you will also have access to an on-site gym and a variety of recreational activities. 

It is important to note that the well-being of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. Additionally, we require successful applicants to provide a copy of their driver's abstract and criminal background check.


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