Heavy Duty Mechanic

Heavy Duty Mechanic

  • Located in Snow Lake, Manitoba
  • 7 days on/ 7 days off
  • $41.22/ hour with an underground bonus of approximately $10/hour
  • Full benefits package beginning day 1 of employment
  • Relocation assistance and Pension.
  • Red Seal Journeyperson OR Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician
  • This is not a Fly/in Fly/out opportunity but we do provide a camp for employees to stay at if you choose not to relocate

Ian Martin Workforce is working with a mining company that primarily producing copper concentrate (containing copper, gold and silver) and zinc metal. This is an underground role where you would be required to troubleshoot and fix large pieces of mining equipment. You don’t mind getting dirty and enjoy the adventure of working underground. You have a team-minded attitude, willingness to improve your skills and learn something new every day.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Communicate effectively with other journeyman, engineering, trade and operating supervision on methods, procedures and hazards.
  • Inspect job and determine the nature and extent of repairs, methods, materials, tools, etc.
  • You exercise sound judgement in the selection of materials and tools, and methods so that the job is performed in accordance with accepted safety standards.
  • Trouble shoots, plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, low voltage direct current, electronics and pneumatic principles, trade techniques, properties of various materials and operating and application principles of equipment.
  • Interprets prints or sketches and makes installation or repairs as specified. Consults with foremen regarding standards
  • Receives general instructions and plan of work to be performed.
  • Install and repair mechanical equipment such as compressors, pumps. generators, fans, mobile and fleet, drilling, loading and haulage equipment
  • Follows specifications on complex equipment diagrams, parts drawings and catalogs.
  • Examines reasons for failure or improper operation of engines, running gear, parts and equipment.
  • Repairs and rebuilds engines, hydraulic and electric systems of diesel, electric, propane, gasoline and pneumatic powered equipment.
  • Repairs and rebuilds transmissions, traction motors and differentials.
  • Uses precision testing equipment to determine source and cause of trouble and to perform close tolerance adjustment.
  • Test operates repaired equipment as required.
  • Makes field repairs as required to get equipment back in service
  • Keeps tools and equipment in clean and orderly condition
  • Observe all policies and procedures, observes applicable quality, environmental, safety and hygiene regulations.
  • Maintains logbooks as required by legislation and policy. Reports irregularities to supervision.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're a Skilled Trades professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Workforce, we exist to connect people like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at sarah.fell@ianmartin.com or text 647-838-2522

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Mechanical Designer, JIGS & FIXTURES

Concepteur Mécanique, OUTILLAGE/Mechanical Designer, JIGS & FIXTURES

(English to follow)

Ce poste implique la conception d'outils pour la fabrication et l'assemblage de nos produits de simulation avec une connaissance des outils de conception tels que Creo. Il est le principal point de contact pour tous les problèmes et demandes du groupe de fabrication liés à l'outillage. Fournit des idées pour améliorer nos processus et outils pour travailler en toute sécurité et efficacement. Est capable d'utiliser des logiciels de conception et de dessin assistés par ordinateur pour effectuer des tâches de création de conception. Le travail d'équipe, la communication et le travail avec différents groupes, et l'ouverture d'esprit sont des atouts majeurs.

Ce que vous ferez:

• Diriger et interfacer efficacement avec les équipes de planification de la production, d'ingénierie, d'approvisionnement et de production pour completer les projets

• Accompagner les équipes de production et de fabrication dans les demandes et besoins d'outillage

• Définir et contrôler le processus de production lié aux gabarits et accessoires

• Valider les spécifications de conception et l'application en atelier de nouveaux produits, outils ou équipements

• Assurez-vous que les outils de fabrication, les accessoires et les processus sont conformes aux politiques du site

• Assurer une documentation appropriée pour les processus de fabrication liés à l'utilisation des gabarits et accessoires

• Lecture et interprétation de dessins techniques selon les normes ANSI Y14.5

• Capacité à travailler en collaboration dans un environnement interfonctionnel pour répondre aux attentes des clients et réaliser des projets à temps et dans les limites du budget

• Completer des évaluations des risques sur les projets et conceptions potentiels (FMEA)

Compétences :

• Connaissances mécaniques pour comprendre les dessins, la conception et le processus d'assemblage.

• Connaissance de l'outil CAO Creo.

•Bonnes compétences interpersonnelles.

• Excellentes compétences en travail d'équipe, bon esprit d'équipe.

• Bon sens de la gestion des risques mécaniques et de la santé et sécurité au travail

• Communication claire et logique des informations.

•Autonomie; sens des responsabilités.

• Capacité à gérer les priorités, à travailler sur plusieurs projets à la fois, à respecter le calendrier et à respecter des délais serrés.

• Bonnes compétences organisationnelles.

• Capacité à s'adapter au changement.

•Attention au détail; fierté d'un travail bien fait.

• Fort dans la suite Microsoft Office


• Baccalauréat en génie mécanique ou équivalent et 3 à 5 ans d'expérience dans le domaine.

• Une expérience dans la conception d'outillage et un environnement de fabrication est un atout majeur.

• Capacité à développer et maintenir de bonnes relations de travail avec des équipes interdisciplinaires.

• Bilinguisme.

• Travailler dans un environnement de bureau et de magasin.


This Manufacturing Engineering position involves the support, development and implementation of production and tooling methodologies for the fabrication and assembly of our simulation products. Responsible for manufacturing and engineering processes related to tooling use, identification, storage and planning. Provides ideas for improving our processes and tools to work safely and efficiently. Is able to use computer-aided design and perform risk analysis on team projects. Teamwork, communication and working with different groups, and open-mindedness are major assets.

Your duties

  • Lead and effectively interface with production planning, engineering, sourcing, and production teams to complete projects
  • Support production and manufacturing teams with tooling requests and needs
  • Define and control production process related to Jigs & Fixtures
  • Validate design specifications and shop floor application of new product, tools, or equipment
  • Ensure manufacturing tooling, fixtures and processes are compliant per site policies
  • Ensure proper documentation for manufacturing processes related to Jigs & Fixtures use
  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings according to ANSI Y14.5 standards
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment to meet customer expectations and complete projects on time and within budget
  • Conduct risk assessments on prospective projects and designs (FMEA)


  • Mechanical knowledge for understanding drawings, design and assembly process.
  • Knowledge of the Creo CAD tool.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent teamwork skills, has good team spirit.
  • Good sense of managing mechanical risks, and occupational health and safety
  • Clear, logical communication of information.
  • Autonomy; sense of responsibility.
  • Ability to manage priorities, work on several projects at once, stay on schedule and meet tight deadlines.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Attention to detail; pride in a job well done.
  • Strong in Microsoft Office Suite


  • Bachelor of Mechanical or Industrial Engineering degree or equivalent and 3–5 years of experience in the field.
  • Experience in tooling design and a manufacturing environment is a major asset.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Bilingualism.
  • Work in an office and shop environment.