Website Impala Canada Ltd.

Who We Are:
Impala Canada is the only Canadian primary palladium producer. Located in Northern Ontario, Lac des Iles Mine (LDI) features a world class orebody consisting of an open pit and one of the largest underground mines in Canada. Mine operations are data driven, supported by the latest in mine technology and equipment, real time mine management, and automation. At LDI we employ over 700 of Canada’s best and brightest in their field. Driven to exceed, our people are motivated by a culture in a safety in a positive and collaborative work environment. With a modern infrastructure, significant exploration portfolio, and dedicated employees Impala Canada is a well-positioned, low cost, long term, sustainable palladium producer.

Job Description:

  • Responsible to provide quality technical support to the underground in the area of ventilation
  • Analyze air flows and gas levels to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Issue weekly ventilation report
  • Communicate ventilation deficiencies to the appropriate mine personnel
  • Assist with ventilation planning and design for underground excavations
  • Care and control (including purchasing) of ventilation instruments
  • Order ventilation fans and equipment
  • Keep up to date inventories
  • Lead the future automation of fans and gas detectors using PLC’s
  • Maintain fire and escape route plans
  • Ventilation modeling
  • Miscellaneous duties reasonable and beneficial as the department requires

Must Have:

  • Diploma in mining Technology
  • Two (2) or more years work experience
  • Proficient with technical computer programs, technical writing, and experience in all office based software, and a strong ability to conduct data analysis. High attention to detail, effective organizational skills, ability to prioritize and attentive to time management
  • Ability to work independent, self-motivated, dependable, responsible and flexible. Ability to work effectively on a team, assess problems promptly and resolve or inform supervisor where appropriate
  • Work is a mix between field and office environment. Daily exposure to the mine, working both in the office and outdoors. Brief exposure to noise and dust.
  • Compliance to Impala Canada safety, health and environmental policies and systems. Assure adherence to the highest standards of the Occupational Health and Safety Act for myself and my team
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD, Ventsim and Microsoft Office suites

What’s in it for You:
Please note, that all job offers are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment medical which includes drug and alcohol testing. Proof of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 will be required as a condition of employment for new hires.

The position offers a competitive remuneration package consisting of competitive salary, health & medical insurance, retirement savings plan and travel allowance. Meals and lodging are provided while at the mine site.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please visit for more information regarding Lac des Iles Mine Ltd. Visit to apply.

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