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Kent Recruitment

Mine Technician [Fort McKay]

Fort McKay, Alberta, Canada
Date Published

About you:

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If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that we’re far more than the sum of our parts together. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the most significant projects on the energy world stage.

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It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





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Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness of the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives and creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities across six continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character regardless of ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

This is Mine Technician role within a mining environment. You will be part of a team that performs telecom installation on a fleet of heavy mining equipment and support equipment. You will be working in support shops and mining areas throughout both Syncrude’s Mildred Lake and Aurora sites.

You will be responsible for the Installation of MineWare systems in mine mobile equipment.

Roles and responsibilities:

Some of the skills the candidate must possess are:

  • Must have great organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong understanding of DC power (12v/24v/48v)
  • Good troubleshooting skills and the ability to adapt to changes in the field.
  • Understanding IP networking, and dispatch systems is an asset.
  • Strong Computer Skills are mandatory with various software including Putty, Telnet and Microsoft Office Products.
  • Ability to drill, tap and mount hardware. Including cutting, fabricating, and assembling steel brackets.
  • Ability to follow diagrams and procedures whilst always looking to improve how we can better serve the client.
  • Ability to terminate/test coaxial cable (LMR600/LMR400/LMR195/RG58/Heliax)
  • Ability to terminate/test data cables (CAT5/5e)
  • Ability to use a range of test equipment for radio troubleshooting.
  • Working at heights experience and confidence are assets.
  • Experience in a mining environment and mine driving an asset.
  • Experience working on heavy equipment such as haul trucks, graders, dozers, loaders, and electrical and hydraulic shovels is an asset.


  • Minimum - Electronics diploma or trade certificate in a related field.
  • Electrician tickets may also be considered depending on the level of experience.
  • Experience programming wireless radios.
  • Experience in distract driving systems.
  • Experience with Mine Dispatch systems.
  • Ability to review system drawings and complete redlines.
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