Lucky Friday

Electrical Apprentice--3rd Year


Hecla Lucky Friday Mine is recruiting individuals who embrace advances in technology and who are looking for an opportunity to be part of a collaborative team as we look to the future and change the way we mine.


Under the direction of a Journeyman Electrician, the Electrical Apprentice will perform electrical repairs, installations, inspections and preventive maintenance of electrical lines, machinery and equipment throughout the Lucky Friday, both on the surface and underground.


  • Perform electrical repairs to provide continuous operation of machinery and equipment.
  • Install and commission high voltage underground/surface transformers, splices, box’s, switches.
  • Trouble shoot, diagnose problems, and repair instrument & electric equipment underground, in the Concentrator, and on the surface.
  • Participates in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) as required.
  • Work with electrical schematics.
  • Order materials.
  • Completes required maintenance reports and logs.
  • Tests all equipment repairs as applicable.
  • Must be able to access equipment information using electronic devices (i.e. laptop computer, tablet).
  • Use of measuring equipment, including micrometers, calipers, etc.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the workplace.
  • Comply with applicable environmental laws and regulations. Conducts activities and work in an environmentally responsible manner. Is aware of procedures to minimize impacts to the environment.
  • Follows and understands MSHA rules and regulations, environmental rules and regulations, SOP and work area instructions, participates in safety and environmental activities. Leads by example by adhering to rules and regulations and ensuring compliance to rules and regulations established by the Mine Operations department.
  • Must be able to work and communicate with other members of the work team.
  • Must be willing to comply with all company policies and procedures, especially with regard to Safety, Human Resources, and Environmental.


  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years completed in an accredited electrical apprenticeship program.
  • Previous experience in a mine setting preferred.
  • Experience with high/med/low voltage power distribution systems preferred.
  • Knowledge of power monitoring equipment and installations preferred.
  • ATF possessors clearance required.
  • Must complete MSHA 40-hour training or provide 5000-23 documentation of completed training.
  • Must pass physical and drug screen, and essential functions capacity test.


The Lucky Friday Mine is a deep underground silver, lead, and zinc mine located one mile east of the town of Mullan in the Coeur d’Alene Mining District in northern Idaho.  The Lucky Friday has been owned and operated by Hecla Mining Company, headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, since 1958. Established in 1891 in one of the world’s most prolific silver-producing districts, northern Idaho’s Silver Valley, Hecla Mining Company’s rich history of mining has distinguished it as a respected precious metals producer. Hecla is the oldest U.S.-based precious metals mining company in North America and the largest producer of silver in the U.S. Headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with a sister office in Vancouver, B.C., our international, publicly traded company is over 130 years old.

Hecla Limited, Lucky Friday Mine is pleased to offer competitive compensation commensurate with education and experience, and a comprehensive benefits program.

Interested candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States.  Applications and/or resumes may be sent via e-mail to, faxed to 208.545.3327, or mailed to:

Human Resources

Hecla Limited, Lucky Friday Mine

P.O. Box 31

Mullan, ID  83846

Hecla Limited, Lucky Friday Mine is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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