Journeyman Welder in Estevan at Westmoreland Mining, LLC

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Westmoreland Mining Holdings LLC currently has a position available for a permanent, full-time Journeyman Welder at the Estevan mine. Working as a team member in the dragline maintenance department, you will be responsible for the safe repair and maintenance of equipment at the mine.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties of a Journeyman Welder include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the maintenance of draglines, coal handling facilities, drills and other mine related equipment;
  • Must be able to weld on all mine equipment including coal haulers and track type earth movers;
  • Must be able to perform assigned tasks at heights on any mining equipment (i.e. elevated boom point and mast of draglines);
  • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures;
  • Support the mine site in compliance with all mine regulations; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Journeyman Welder status as well as an interprovincial Red Seal
  • Class 1A or 3A driver's license is preferred
  • Ability to meet physical demands of the job
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts (days and nights) on a 2- and 3-day rotation schedule
  • Previous mining experience would be an asset but not required