Mine Maintenance Electrician

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Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Princeton, BC, CA

Company: Hudbay Minerals

                                                   Mine Maintenance Electrician


Exciting job opportunities. Bold lifestyle adventures. A culture of collaboration. Interested? Let’s talk.


Who we are:

Hudbay Minerals Inc. is a vertically integrated mining company that operates mines, concentrators, and metal production facilities. Our vision is of a growing, well managed and consistently profitable company that provides value to our shareholders. Exploration success and continuous improvement in safety, health, environment, and operating performance drive the company’s value. Our employees at every level of the company demonstrate ethics and integrity, take on accountability and achieve success. Strategic planning is a core strength with plan execution enhanced by high levels of understanding and collaboration. Our company strives to build mutual trust and respect with all of our stakeholder groups.


The Copper Mountain mine currently produces approximately 100 million pounds of copper equivalent per year. With a future mill expansion and the integration of New Ingerbelle, the Copper Mountain Mine is expected to produce approximately 140 million pounds of copper equivalent per year over the first 20 years of its 32-year mine life based on reserves. Copper Mountain is committed to the safe, responsible mining of copper, which is vital to powering a clean-energy future.


The Opportunity:


Hudbay Minerals Inc. is seeking a Mine Maintenance Electrician at our Copper Mountain Mine in Princeton, BC. This position is a 7x7, 12 hours schedule, day shift rotation.


Please note that this opportunity is NOT a fly-in-fly-out position.


Become a Part of Our Team

As we continue to grow Copper Mountain Mining Corporation, there are many career development opportunities available for motivated and goal-oriented individuals.

Work with us and you will benefit from the mentorship and guidance of experienced team members because we understand that in order to accomplish our goals, we must work as a team and rely on the effort of every team member.



Mine Maintenance Electrician



Copper Mountain Mine is located near the town of Princeton, British Columbia at the center of the scenic Similkameen Valley. Princeton is a community-oriented town with a diverse offering of activities, especially for those who love the outdoors.  Princeton is also in close proximity to both the city of Vancouver and the Okanagan.



Reporting to the Mine Maintenance Supervisor, the Electrician is responsible for performing preventative maintenance inspections, services, and repairs to production milling equipment and site facilities.



  • Practices safe work behaviours and supports the Copper Mountain Mine safety culture through participation in daily and monthly safety meetings and initiatives,
  • Adheres strictly to PPE requirements in all areas while on mine property,
  • Follows all Company policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures (SOPs),
  • Installs, tests, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and equipment,
  • Reads and interprets drawings, blueprints, electrical code specifications and schematics to effectively troubleshoot, maintain and repair equipment,
  • Diagnoses, locates the cause of, and repairs malfunctioning systems and components using test equipment,
  • Performs preventative maintenance through inspection of electrical systems, equipment, and components,
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date maintenance records,
  • Tests electrical systems for continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures,
  • Directs and trains apprentices to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures,
  • Ensure all work performed adheres to all relevant organizational, provincial, and federal safety regulations, codes, and specifications, 
  • Performs any other responsibilities related to the Electrician role as required or as assigned by the department head.


Education & Experience

  • Valid British Columbia or Interprovincial Industrial Electrician Red Seal Trade Certification,
  • Air Brake endorsement is considered an asset,
  • Minimum three (3) years of related work experience in the mining industry is preferred,
  • Proficient in Distributed control systems (DCS), programmable logic controls (PLC), variable frequency drive (VFD), motor control center (MCC), and microprocessors,
  • Possess a valid Class 5/7N driver’s license and have access to personal transportation.

Required Skills

  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Have high regard for personal safety and the safety of company property and employees,
  • Understanding of the Electrical Code,
  • Demonstrated aptitude in reading electrical schematics and prints,
  • Strong work ethic, capable of performing tasks with minimal supervision,
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions,
  • Capable of working at heights and in confined spaces,
  • Determined manual dexterity to use power and hand tools,
  • Required to meet pre-employment testing requirements.

Working Conditions

  • Environment is susceptible to the weather as a combination of shop and fieldwork is required,
  • Frequent exposure to uncomfortable conditions associated with the work environment such as noise and working in dusty and wet environments,
  • Work will require to be clean-shaven,
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position, heavy lifting, awkward positions, walking and standing.


Rate of Pay

$52.58 / hr.


To Apply


Please submit the application directly on our website at hudbayminerals.com/careers.


Copper Mountain Mine is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. While we consider all qualified applicants for employment and thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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