Evolution Mining is a leading, growth focused Australian gold company. We own and operate a portfolio of gold mines across Australia. At Evolution our best discoveries are found every day through the innovation displayed by our people, our great teams, our 100% focus on getting our people home safely and our commitment to building an exceptional company. And we want you to help us discover more!


The purpose of the Machinist role is to be directly responsible for safely machining precision parts for the Maintenance Department at Evolution Mining Red Lake Operation.


  • Roster: 7 days on / 7 days off – 10.5 hour shifts
  • We offer competitive salaries, bonus structures and future growth
  • Location: Red Lake, Canada


At Evolution, we’re passionate about Our Culture and Values.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity, offering exceptional career environments at our Sites and our Group Office, that are challenging, rewarding and fun for all employees. We are regularly supporting our employees’ work-life integration and provide a stimulating and inclusive environment to foster development.


About us

Evolution Mining is a leading, growth-focused globally relevant gold company. We were created in late 2011 and operate five wholly owned mines across Australia and Ontario, Canada. In addition, we hold an economic interest in the Ernest Henry copper-gold mine in Queensland.

We are committed to supporting the communities in which we operate, with local applicants encouraged to apply.


About the role

The Machinist role offers an exceptional opportunity to fabricate precision parts for tools, machinery and instruments to specifications, ensuring accuracy of dimensions and tolerances.


 Key result areas in this role include:

  • Measure, examine and test completed units for defects or non-conformance to specifications
  • Set up, adjust and operate all basic and specialized machine tools
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories or materials on the machines
  • Check work pieces to ensure they are properly lubricated and cooled
  • Monitor feed and speed of machines during machining process
  • Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools
  • Operate equipment to verify and ensure operational efficiency
  • Clean, lubricate and maintain machinery in good operating condition
  • Set up and operate metalworking, brazing, heat-treating, welding and cutting equipment
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor


       About our Operation

Our Red Lake Operation is located in an area where you will experience the best in Northern lifestyle, in the heart of a lake-studded, boreal forest region in Sunset Country. Red Lake is known for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and incredible Canadian fishing in the many freshwater lakes in the area. The Red Lake district is located 180 kilometers north of Dryden about 100 kilometers from the Manitoba border in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. It spans 42,000 hectares and has produced over 29 million ounces of gold since 1949. Our Red Lake Operation includes the Red Lake and Campbell underground mining and processing complexes, and Cochenour, a potential new source of ore. As Evolution’s newest asset and our first in North America, we are excited by the opportunities here.


Safety is our priority

The safety, health and wellbeing of our people and the communities in which we operate are of paramount importance to us. We believe that every injury is preventable, and we are committed to providing a healthy and safe workplace and empowering our people to stop any unsafe behaviour, enabling everyone to work together towards an injury free workplace.  


About you

As a Machinist, you will have a valid Journeyman Machinist Interprovincial Certificate. It is also important that you have/ can demonstrate:       


  • Experience working as a tradesperson, specifically in a heavy industrial field
  • Extensive knowledge of shop instrumentation and mathematical abilities
  • Expertise in use of lathes, milling machines, shapers and grinders
  • Superior blueprint-reading ability
  • Extensive knowledge of metal properties, layout and machine procedures
  • Competent in use of micrometers and calipers
  • Willingness to work on a rotational shiftwork basis and overtime as required


Closing date: May 17, 2021


We thank you for taking the time to submit your application. For more information, you can contact recruitment@evolutionmining.com

External candidates can apply online by visiting https://careers.evolutionmining.com.au

Internal candidates must apply through ERROLL under internal vacancies.


We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to build our team. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who will appreciate what you bring to the table. You will set and achieve goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape and contribute to the Evolution vision. As an equal opportunity employer, Evolution is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 




What Now?
Click the Apply Now button, or to discover more about us and how you can be part of the Evolution story, go to www.evolutionmining.com.au/discover