Value Through Gold

Mobile Maintenance Supervisor

Mobile Maintenance Supervisor

Job No: PVG2018038
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 an experienced Mobile Maintenance Supervisor to join the Brucejack Gold Mine in Northwestern, British Columbia.    

Located approximately 65 kilometers from Stewart, you will report to the Maintenance Manager or designate, and work a rotating schedule encompassing 13 days on, 13 days off, plus 2 days of travel (15-13). 

The Mobile Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the safe, efficient maintenance of all on-site mobile equipment including: heavy equipment, transport trucks, light equipment and light vehicles.

Key duties and responsibilities also include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee maintenance planning
  • Oversee site technicians
  • Oversee Welders and welding projects
  • Providing technical support contractors
  • Site mechanical support
  • Complete all daily reports
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Data entry/ equipment hours/routine maintenance/record keeping on faulty equipment
  • Check bulldozers, cranes, graders and other heavy construction, and mining equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment
  • Service attachments and working tools such as harvesting and tillage equipment, blades, ploughs, winches and side booms
  • Adhere to preventative maintenance program
  • Consult and collaborate with Health & Safety, Avalanche, and Environmental staff on applicable matters
  • Other duties and responsibilities to support the safe, successful operation of the Brucejack Gold Mine. 

Above all, you will provide visible leadership and adherence to all Pretivm safety & environmental standards, and also incorporate site safety and environmental standards into each individual job plan to mitigate risk & hazards in the workplace.

The ideal candidate has a minimum of 7 years or more of progressively related experience in the maintenance of diesel and gasoline mobile and stationary equipment preferrably in the mining industry combined with three (3) to five (5) years in a supervisory role. A Red Seal Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Trade Qualification and valid drivers' licence is required for this role.

Training and experience in snow cat maintenance is considered a definite asset. Previous maintenance experience with underground mobile equipment is also desirable. Proficient computer skills will be required to be successful in this role.

We are looking for a strong leader that takes a proactive approach to safety and creates a supportive, team-oriented culture to successfully to meet the busy demands of the Maintenance Department. 

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 Gold Mine will be determined by the hard working and dedicated team that continue to develop the operation. 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. 

All of our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:

  • Travel Allowance and paid transportation to / from the mine site and your point of hire;
  • Extended medical benefits and wellness coverage; and
  • RRSP matching program.

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.

If you're looking for an exciting new challenge join Pretivm and the Brucejack Gold Mine today!

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