Mine Ventilation Technologist

Hudbay Minerals Inc. - Snow Lake, MB (15 months ago)

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Job Description

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Who we are:

Hudbay is a Canadian integrated mining company with operations, development properties and exploration activities across the Americas principally focused on the discovery, production and marketing of base and precious metals.

The Opportunity:

Hudbay Minerals Inc. is seeking a Mine Ventilation Technologist at our Lalor Mine in Snow Lake, MB. This position is a 5 and 2 schedule and will report to the Chief Mine Engineer.

At Hudbay, the atmosphere is fast paced, dynamic and is built on trust. Leadership is focused on individuals, providing mentoring and coaching to facilitate employees reaching their full potential. There is a camp available while on shift for those who wish to drive in and out to Snow Lake, please note this is not a “fly-in-fly-out” opportunity.

Primary Function:

Under supervision performs a variety of tasks associated with the design, drafting and maintenance of ventilation systems.


  • Conducts periodic ventilation surveys using standard equipment and methods to ensure adequate fresh air is being provided to all working places.
  • Checks the condition of fans and bulkheads and initiates work orders for repair as required.
  • Prepares drawings for ventilation systems.
  • Designs ventilation systems usually in conjunction with Mine Planners.
  • Recommends the selection of fans and heaters as required.
  • Assists in the preparation of annual budget by estimating future ventilation equipment requirements.
  • Conducts annual stench warning tests and dust surveys using standard equipment and methods and prepares reports.
  • Conducts an annual air survey of air volumes and qualities for the mine and prepares reports.
  • Updates ventilation maps, which show volumes and qualities.
  • Maintains a record of all mine fans and heaters.
  • Prepare emergency egress plans
  • Bi-weekly ventilation report
  • Gas monitoring
  • Diesel submissions
  • Ventism and Microsoft products
  • Ventilation Technologist diploma
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Compensation Package:

Profit sharing, full benefits package beginning day 1 of employment and pension.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40.12 /hour