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Mobile Maintenance Manager - June 02, 2022

BW Gold Ltd. is a subsidiary of Artemis Gold Inc., listed on the TSX Venture exchange, a well-financed, growth-oriented gold development company aimed at creating shareholder value through the identification, acquisition, and development of gold properties in mining friendly jurisdictions. Our current focus is the recently acquired Blackwater Gold Project in central British Columbia approximately 160km southwest of Prince George and 450km northeast of Vancouver.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to join an entrepreneurial organization with strong financials and depth of experience that is focused on technical excellence without the bureaucracy of larger firms. You will have the ability to make a significant contribution to the project team as the Company pursues the disciplined development of the Blackwater Project. Blackwater is an advanced-stage development project which received its environmental assessment approvals in 2019 and is proceeding towards permitting, with the goal of commencing major construction in fall 2022. The Company published a Feasibility Study in September 2021 which reflects a 22-year mine life, a low strip ratio of 2:1 and a net present value of C$2.15B at a long-term consensus gold price of US$1,600/oz.

Location of Position

The role is based at the Blackwater Project site. The Blackwater Project is 165 km Southwest of Prince George, BC.

This position will be on 2 weeks on 2 weeks off rotation.

The Mobile Maintenance Manager provides maintenance leadership, development, advise and guidance to the Blackwater Gold team. Leading a large team, this pivotal role is responsible for improved asset management capability and reliability through strategic planning and execution support to the Blackwater Gold Mine. Reporting to the Site General Manager, the key responsibilities, skills and experience of this role are:  


  1. Provides leadership in line with all Artemis values.
  2. Delivers exemplary safety and sustainability performance in line with Artemis’s systems and processes.
  3. Actively promotes proactive Artemis’s safety behaviors.
  4. Ensure the asset integrity and sustainability of the operation to a high safety, productive and reliable standard, through the implementation of asset management systems and protocols aligned to organizational requirements, improving Asset Management capability and consistency.
  5. Demonstrates strong technical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical fault finding and diagnostics experience
  6. Excellent working knowledge of technical and operating processes relevant to maintenance planning and scheduling
  7. Implement the Surface Mobile Plant Maintenance Management System and Plan (including the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)).
  8. Develop and employ ‘whole of life' maintenance strategies,
  9. Sponsors continuous improvement processes including maintenance work execution efficiencies, root cause failure analysis, and reliability program improvement.
  10. Oversee the department's forecasting, planning and execution activities to ensure budgeted production and financial targets are achieved.
  11. Establish and maintain successful relationships with OEMs, suppliers and consultants.
  12. Undertaking analysis and making recommendations on capital management.
  13. Maintaining relevant Policies, Guidelines, Standards and Procedures.
  14. Ensure capability and succession planning of people through training and performance management
  15. Ensure full statutory compliance with statutory, safety and environmental standards and regulations as applicable at the Blackwater Gold Operations

Skills & Experience:

  • An unwavering commitment to safety and sustainability with a history of leading by example in relation to safety and sustainability standards and performance
  • An enthusiastic leader, with an excellent ability to coach and mentor a large team of varying trade disciplines developing people to be empowered, adaptable and achieve great outcomes
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills along with sound judgment, decision-making and problem-solving capabilities.
  • A proven ability to lead by example through hard work and commitment to the job.
  • Well organized and process disciplined, possessing strong time management, planning and organizational skills
  • Minimum 10 years' experience within the mining industry in a similar management role.
  • Sound computer skills MS Office, Excel & Maintenance Management Software

How to Apply:

We ask that qualified candidates submit their resumes to hr@artemisgoldinc.com with “BW Gold – Mobile Maintenance Manager” in the subject line of their email.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, or any other basis protected by law. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous People. We would like to thank all of those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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