​Student & New Graduate Opportunities

Job Number: 815329

Category: Trades - Electrical

Location: Sudbury, Ontario

Posted Date: Dec 1, 2017

Who We Are

Vale is one of the world’s largest mining companies, with a presence in more than 30 countries across five continents worldwide. Our mission is to transform natural resources into prosperity and sustainable development.

Vale is also the world’s largest producer of nickel, with its Base Metals business headquartered in Toronto. Operating in Canada for more than 100 years, our Canadian operations also produce copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver. We aim to produce profitably but only as a safe, high-quality and sustainable mining company where our most important value is "life matters most". We are an equal opportunity employer who recognizes and promotes diversity in our work force.

Vale's operations in Sudbury are home to one of the largest integrated mining complexes in the world, including six mines, a mill, a smelter and a refinery. It is also one of the safest, with the mines being awarded the national John T. Ryan award in several recent consecutive years. Sudbury is also the heart of Vale's environmental initiatives. In partnership with the community, Sudbury has made great strides in its environmental recovery program and through improved mining practices and support in the re-greening of the region. For these and other efforts globally, in 2013 Vale was named one of the 50 most sustainable corporations in the world, according to the 9th edition of the Global 100 list of the world's most sustainable corporations.

Our Sudbury Operations is currently seeking students for a: 

Powerline Co-op - First Placement Opportunity

The ideal candidates will have the necessary skills to motivate and participate productively in a team environment, demonstrate strong leadership skills, enthusiasm, flexibility and creativity.  The successful candidates will also have strong organization and communication skills, and good listening abilities. 

Preference will be given to students: 

Currently enrolled in the Powerline Program at Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology or College Boreal.

Please provide a resume that includes your employment history and a detailed description of previous experience. 

Please be advised that only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.  

Vale is an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities. 

For more information please visit our website at 

Please note that this posting will be live from December 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017 at 11:59pm.