Radio Technician

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Date: Jul 14, 2024

Location: Princeton, BC, CA

Company: Hudbay Minerals

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Radio Technician

 

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 Radio Technician at our Copper Mountain Mine in Princeton, BC. This position is a 7x7, 12-hour, day shift.

 

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.

 

Position

Radio Technician

 

Location

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.

 

Summary

Reporting to the Mine Maintenance Supervisor, Shovels & Drills, the Radio Technician will be responsible for supporting the implementation, maintenance, and repair of various technology on the mine side of the property at Copper Mountain Mine.

 

Responsibilities 

  • On a daily basis, preventatively maintain, troubleshoot and repair the technological equipment the mine relies on every day to safely and effectively carry out operations including, but not limited to:
    1. Pit mesh network (Wi-Fi) infrastructure
    2. 2-way radio communications
    3. Modular Dispatch
    4. Provision
    5. GPS
    6. MineSense
    7. TyreSence
  • Work with the various groups on site to optimize the use of technology currently on hand as well as propose value-added new and replacement technology to enhance our operations into the future,
  • Support the relocation of technology hardware as mining advances or surrounding infrastructure is modified,
  • Support the expansion of new mine technology by providing sound recommendations during the scoping and engineering phases as well as installation support during the implementation,
  • Work effectively with various other site departments,
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

Education & Experience

  • Grade 12 or equivalent education,
  • Related Red Seal certification or demonstrated skills qualification though hands-on experience,
  • Good computer skills and experience using Google Workspace,
  • Previous experience with the systems listed above is an asset,
  • Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license and have access to personal transportation,
  • Training will be provided for the job-specific tasks.

 

Required Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills,
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills,
  • Strong interpersonal skills,
  • Must work well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and possess a strong work ethic,
  • Self-motivated and able to work alone or with minimal supervision,
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills,
  • General good housekeeping practices in the work area,
  • Maintain a positive attitude in the face of inevitable challenges, setbacks, and changes in priorities,
  • Required to meet pre-employment testing requirements.

 

Working Conditions

  • Primarily field-based with frequent exposure to Maintenance Shop, Field Maintenance, Mine Operations, and office environments,
  • Outside in all types of weather and lighting conditions,
  • Working at heights with fall arrest,
  • Exposure to hazardous environments with the requirement of wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

 

Rate of Pay

$52.58 / hr. (Red Seal Rate).

 

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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