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Red Seal Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Mining Equipment)

Timmins, Ontario
Entry Level

Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology is seeking a

Red Seal Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic

Location: Timmins or Chapleau Ontario

Work Schedule: 7 days on / 7 days off

For over 150 years the name Sandvik has been synonymous with quality and customer focus. Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology (SMRT) is a leading global supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry. Our offering covers rock drilling, rock cutting, rock crushing, loading and hauling and materials handling.

Currently, we have an opening for a Red Seal Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Field Service Technician). The ideal candidate will be located Timmins or Chapleau Ontario to support our customer at Borden Lake.

The Red Seal Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic is responsible for the troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of mechanical and/or electrical aspects of underground and surface mining equipment and components according to defined specifications and is also responsible for new equipment commissioning and training at customer sites.


  • Inspecting equipment for proper performance and determining faults and malfunctions
  • Adjusting equipment & repairing/replacing defective parts components or systems according to scope of work to restore equipment to original manufacturer specifications
  • Testing repaired equipment to ensure proper operational performance
  • Commissioning new equipment
  • Completing accurate time records, technical reports, failure reports, and parts lists.
  • Staying current with industry, customer, product developments and technical best practices
  • Complying with SMRT safety policies and identifying/reporting any unsafe work habits
  • Maintaining hand tools and equipment to ensure safe operation
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager


  • Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical Field and Red Seal Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (or equivalent) License is mandatory
  • 5 years’ related experience with mining equipment (surface and underground)
  • Previous experience with Sandvik equipment would be an asset
  • Excellent proficiency in reading hydraulic and electrical schematics
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical issues with mining equipment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Valid driver’s license is required for travel to local mine sites and across Canada as required
  • Ability and willingness to work varied shifts (day and evening shifts)
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada


Sandvik offers an excellent comprehensive compensation package including a pension plan with matching, competitive health, dental, life and disability benefits as well as ongoing development and training.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates can apply at to job opening # 350874. We thank all applicants for their response; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Sandvik is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every worker has the opportunity to reach their full potential.