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Boom Truck Operator – Musselwhite (2019-3705)

Job Description

Location                                          Thunder Bay, Ontario

Rotation                                          14 days on 14 days off

Shift Length                                    11 hours

Travel                                               Flight from airport closest to point of hire to Thunder Bay – Chartered flight to site

Accommodations                           Camp setting

Compensation                                Redpath Canada Limited offers a comprehensive wage and benefit package


Job Summary:


Under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor, the primary role of Boom Truck Operator is to perform lifts of varying nature in an approved manner consistent with current OH&S practices. Additionally, Boom Truck Operator must maintain accurate driving log books, perform routine maintenance checks on boom truck and assume other duties and responsibilities as may be required by the Shift Supervisor.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Refuel, check coolant and engine and hydraulic oils, lubricate all points and complete standard daily check forms and drives equipment to and from work area

  • Operate traffic control signals where applicable and respond to signals to prevent a vehicle accident

  • Set up, service and operate hydraulic booms that are mounted on turrets that are affixed to trucks and are capable of moving heavy loads

  • Manipulate a number of pedals and levers to rotate the crane and raise and lower loads

  • Completes daily log book on equipment and submits written and verbal reports

  • Report progress and any unusual occurrences to supervisor

  • Maintains working area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition

  • Must be able to comprehend written and verbal instructions as required to perform his duties in a safe and efficient manner

  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive


Work Experience:


  • 2 years’ experience as a Boom Truck Operator in an underground mining setting

  • H.I.T.E Boom Truck certification (Preferred)


Health and Safety:


  • Following Company health and safety standards and reporting any unsafe acts or conditions to Supervisor

  • Practice proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment
  • Work in accordance with local legislation


Pre-employment Requirements:

  • Drug test
  • Criminal Background check
  • Underground Hard Rock Mining Common Core

     Required Specialty Modules: U0024 and U0068





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