Second Cook – Wesdome Mine in Thunder Bay, Ontario


Company Description


We’ve been serving Canadian clients for over 75 years. The companies that began independently and now form Dexterra Group have an outstanding record of supporting the infrastructure and built assets that play a vital role in our society and helping our clients achieve higher performance and productivity. Powered by passionate people, we bring the right teams with the right skills together – offering both experience and regional expertise so companies can operate their day to day, confidently and successfully.

Job Description


The Second Cook is responsible for assisting in the overall kitchen operations and maintenance as well as cleaning and sanitizing of designated kitchen areas, tools, equipment, pots, and dishes.

This position is safety sensitive and requires successfully passing a drug and alcohol test upon arrival at the site, as a condition of employment.

Your work will include:

  • Ensure consistent quality standards in food preparation as per client’s requirements and safety and sanitation in kitchen in accordance with Food Safe protocol.

  • Prepare food items for sandwich making including select and cut breads, cut and wrap sandwiches, distribute meats, fillings, garnish and other ingredients on breads

  • Assist the First Cook with daily menu menu preparation and production strategy

  • Check and control proper storage of all food items in refrigerators and freezers to maintain product freshness

  • Prepare and set up a full salad bar and/or individual servings for lunch and supper

  • Ensure food stocks are utilized effectively


  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance with a 2 week on/2 week off rotation

  • Competitive health and dental benefits

  • Travel from Thunder Bay to site is provided

  • Own private room with cable TV, WiFi, access to a gym and sauna, laundry facilities and detergents and all meals are provided – all at no cost to you!

  • Whereas other companies are downsizing, we are growing!



  • Large scale camp, banquet, and/or buffet cooking experience is an asset

  • Current Food Safe certification is an asset

  • Current First Aid level 1 certification is an asset

  • Have the ability to handle the following physical demands:

  • Lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 lbs

  • Climb ladders or stairs

  • Stand, walk, squat, kneel or sit according to task for extended lengths of time

  • Perform repetitive hand work requiring full use of both hands.

  • Perform work with arms at full length. o Work with arms above shoulder height

Work Schedule and Remuneration:

Second Cooks work on a rotational schedule and may include weekdays, weekends, and general holidays.

Wages are paid on an hourly basis. Specific pay details are discussed at the interview phase.

Additional Information

Dexterra Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status, or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the hiring selection process are available upon request.

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