Employment Contact

Please forward applications in writing to:

Human Resources
1039 Regional Road 24
Lively, Ontario P3Y 1N2


or by e-mail to jobs@snolab.ca

For further information on our research and facilities, see our web site at http://www.snolab.ca.


External Opportunities

McDonald Institute

To learn more about opportunities at the Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute please visit their jobs page.

Laurentian University

To learn more about physics opportunities, news, and events at Laurentian University, please visit the physics department website.


Cleaner Maintainer(s)

Cleaner Maintainer(s)

About Us
SNOLAB is a unique world-class international facility for deep underground scientific research. Located 2km underground in the Vale Creighton mine, near Lively, Ontario, SNOLAB hosts a suite of surface facilities and laboratories including a 5000m2  clean room underground. The science programme at SNOLAB is primarily focussed on subatomic and astroparticle physics, specifically the search for dark matter and neutrino studies.

The Position

The Cleaner Maintainer will provide:  
  • High quality cleaning and light maintenance services for SNOLAB underground laboratory areas and clean-room laboratories and the surface building including its clean- room laboratories.  This will  include  cleaning  at  heights  utilizing  ladders,  elevating  scissor  work platforms,  and  one-person man-lifts. Provide dedicated entire surface wipe downs of materials entering the underground lab.
  • Light maintenance for SNOLAB including catch basin cleanouts, minor furniture/shelving repairs, painting, scaffolding erection and assisting electrical and mechanical tradespersons in installing cabling, anchor placements, rigging and piping installs.
  • Collecting/sealing/packaging of waste bags for shipping, doing laundry, moving furniture, equipment and supplies within the labs and similar lab upkeep.

All tasks require lifting, carrying and moving/arranging items while walking, standing, stooping, crawling and kneeling.

Produce and complete administrative records for receipt/cleaning and processing of articles entering the underground SNOLAB.



Candidate shall have a minimum of Grade 12 plus relevant training.
Experience in commercial/institutional building cleaning;
Experience in equipment/construction/fabrication work is an asset;
A minimum of 6 months of experience in light building equipment maintenance, building construction or mechanical fabrication shop production work is an asset.
Salary Range
Salary will be determined by qualifications and experience and includes an attractive benefits package. This position is covered by the Collective Agreement between the SNOLAB Institute and the United Steelworkers Local 2020. To meet operational needs, shift work may be required.
To Apply
All applications must be submitted to  jobs@snolab.ca.  Please do not fax or mail your applications. By applying to the e-mail address, your application becomes available to managers immediately. Applications must be received no later than the closing date. Interested candidates should include a cover letter and resume.
Closing Date
The posting will remain open until the position is filled, but review of applications will commence February 1, 2019.  SNOLAB thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
SNOLAB  is  committed  to  equity  in  employment  and  encourage  applications  from  all  qualified applicants, including women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Further information about SNOLAB may be found at www.snolab.ca

Re-Posting Date: January 11, 2019

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