Heavy Duty Mechanic (Red Seal) -Tantalum Mining Corporation of Canada Ltd. (Tanco)

Tantalum Mining Corporation of Canada Ltd. (Tanco) is looking for a Heavy Duty Mechanic (Red Seal) to join our team at the Bernic Lake Mine site. Tanco, owned by Sinomine (Hong Kong) Rare Metal Resources Co. Ltd., is a mining and manufacturing company located 60 kilometers Northeast of Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba. Employees reside in Lac du Bonnet, Pinawa, and the surrounding area.

The Heavy Duty Mechanic will be responsible for maintaining and repairing heavy-duty equipment essential for our mining operations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in heavy equipment maintenance, a keen eye for detail, and a dedication to safety.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic principles, trade techniques, properties of various materials, and operating and application principles of equipment.
  • Determines nature and extent of repair work required, plans details of working procedure, locking, and tagging out equipment, obtains tools and materials required.
  • Diagnosis and troubleshoot, repairs, adjusts, replaces, overhauls, dismantles, rebuilds, installs, tests, cleans, and lubricates all types of mobile equipment components.
  • Assembles and aligns gears, bearings, couplings, and shafts involving the application of press, sliding, or running fits.
  • Adjusts and measures to close tolerances using precision testing and measuring equipment.
  • Installs and repairs all types of high- and low-pressure hoses with mechanical fittings.
  • Operates oxyacetylene and other welding equipment to burn, braze, and perform minor welding.
  • Operates machine tools such as drill press, band saw, hydraulic press, bolt, and pipe threader.
  • Operates pendent control crane and hoisting equipment to move and position equipment and materials.
  • When necessary, operates mobile equipment.
  • Cleans and applies anti-corrosive compounds to overhauled equipment.
  • Performs scheduled emergency and preventative maintenance work and advises supervision when shutdown of equipment is necessary to minimize damage and production interruptions.
  • Collaborate with other maintenance and operations personnel to prioritize and address equipment issues.
  • Keeps working area, tools, and equipment in an orderly condition.
  • Adheres to all safety protocols such as Hot Work, Lock, Tag & Try, Line breaking, and Confined space.


  • Red Seal Certification (preferred).


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program

Ability to commute/relocate: Bernic Lake, MB R0E 1A0: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required).

License/certification: Valid Driver's License (required).

How to apply:

Please send an email with your resume and cover letter to Raquel Lodge at raquel.lodge@sinominecorp.com


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