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Plumber - September 23, 2022

Position type: Permanent Full Time

Shift/Rotation: 2X2, Dayshift 12-hour days

Positions available: 2

Location: Blackwater Project (162 km from Vanderhoof)   

BW Gold Ltd. (BW Gold) is a subsidiary of Artemis Gold Inc, a growth-oriented gold development company and the champion of the Blackwater Gold Project in central British Columbia. The Blackwater Gold project has received approval to commence the early works, and it is the first step required for mine construction.

The Blackwater Gold mine is the largest mine development project in the Cariboo region of B.C. in the last decade. It will support regional employment for a period over 25 years, including the construction period, with a potential life of mine extension through further exploration. It is estimated that the project will create 457 direct full-time jobs per year over the 23-year operating life of the mine, with 825 direct full- time jobs per year created during the construction/expansion phases of mine development.

Scope of Responsibilities

The Journeyman Plumber/Gasfitter will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and repairs associated with plumbing, heating, gas lines and equipment.


  • Respond to gas leak(s) and perform detection.
  • Connect equipment that requires a gas line.
  • Maintain and service heating units and components.
  • Educate clients about gas safety and maintenance of equipment.
  • Test and replace defective equipment.
  • Secure pipes or related equipment, by welding, brazing, cementing, soldering, or threading joints, dependent on specifications.
  • Participate in all construction and remodeling projects involving plumbing or gas fitting changes and/or additions.
  • Tend to the maintenance and preventative maintenance programs, including cleaning of all plumbing and gas equipment.
  • Maintain a list of suppliers for purchasing supplies and parts.
  • Maintain a supply of regularly used parts and filters in stock, ordering replenishment as necessary.


  • Must be able to work within industrial safety standards and respect the traditional territories and culture of the Indigenous communities which host the project site.
  • Industrial Plumber Red Seal Certificate, Gasfitter 2nd class, Gasfitter Certification of Qualification
  • (3) years' experience as a Journeyman Plumber/Gasfitter.
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • Computer literate.
  • The physical ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs., as well as performing repetitive motions, bending, crouching and/or kneeling for long periods throughout the day
  • Team player with the ability to focus on instructions and complete tasks in a safe and timely manner.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and legal regulations and guidelines.
  •  A valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Experience working in a camp environment is considered an asset
  • The capability to work outside in extreme weather conditions depending on the season
  • OFA 3 would be considered an asset

Candidates will have to be able to clear pre-access requirements such as criminal background check, drug, alcohol, and medical tests.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume to bwgoldHR@artemisgoldinc.com with “Plumber” in the subject line of their email.

We welcome diversity and encourage all who are qualified to express their interest. Preference will be given to qualified applicants from Impact Benefit Agreement Groups. Members should clearly identify their IBA status on the resume, to receive priority consideration.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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