Company Profile

Minto Explorations Ltd is a Yukon-based mining company that operates the Minto copper, gold mine. It is located 240 kilometers north along the Klondike Highway from the capital Whitehorse.

Minto is looking to build its workforce substantially over the short to medium term and is looking for a range of candidates who would like to become part of a dynamic, team-oriented, and performance-driven environment.

Vaccine Update

We value safety at Minto and as such, we abide by the regulations set forth by Transport Canada and the Government of Canada. Due to the nature of our operation, vaccines will be mandatory as we are a fly-in/fly-out facility and proof of vaccines will be required for all air passengers.


We are seeking Mechanics for several full-time/regular positions. The role will be based at the Minto mine, which is a camp-based operation with a three-week on/three-week off rotation working on our new CAT equipment.  We continue to invest in our fleet of heavy equipment for our underground operations.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have;

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Certification/Degree in Heavy Equipment Mechanical Maintenance for a vocational tech school preferred or equivalent work history;
  • Certified Red Seal;
  • Excellent analytical, technical, communication and problem-solving skills are necessary;
  • Strong sense of integrity, ethics and desire to positively impact the environment;
  • Ability to develop and foster strong working relationships;
  • Ability to work with a diverse cross-cultural workforce;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Physically fit to perform the duties of the position.


  • Maintain and repair underground mobile mining equipment such as Drills, Bolters, Loaders, Scoops, Haul Trucks and Heavy and Light duty support equipment;
  • Intermediate welding and fabrication;
  • Diesel and gas engine troubleshooting and repair skills;
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair mechanical, hydraulic and electrical components of mobile mining equipment;
  • Responsible for pre-shift inspection of work areas and equipment;
  • Ensure that safety issues are reported and promptly remedied;
  • Demonstrate safety leadership within a team environment and promote environmental awareness in all work or task-related duties;
  • Be an effective communicator in English (verbal and written) at all levels, including keeping your cross-shift and other team members fully always informed
  • Comply with company standards, as well as Yukon Territory and Canadian federal standards;
  • Other duties may be assigned from time to time as required by the Company.

Priority consideration will be given to Selkirk First Nation citizens, Northern Tutchone citizens, Yukon First Nations and residents of Yukon Territory.


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