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Construction Miner – Voisey’s Bay (2017-2639)

n RedPathn  Anywhere 5 Jul 2017

Job Description

CONSTRUCTION MINER

Project:                      

Voisey’s Bay

Location:                    

East cost of Labrador, Canada (approximately 350 km North of Goose Bay and 35 km Southwest of Nain.

Rotation:

2 week in  2 week out

Shift Length:              

12 hours

Travel: 

Provided from airport closest to point of hire

Accommodation:       

Remote site – camp setting

Compensation:          

J.S. Redpath Limited offers comprehensive benefits

Start Date:

Late Summer 2017

Pre-employment requirement

  • Drug test

  • Medical

  • Criminal background check

 

Scope of work:

JS Redpath will be the primary contractor on an underground mine development project located on the east coast of Labrador, approximately 350 km north of Goose Bay.  The existing open pit operation is expected to be exhausted by 2022.  Future mining from the two separate underground deposits will extend the life of this operation for at least another decade. Both deposits contain Nickel and Copper and at peak production, 2.54 million tons will be mined annually.

Phase one of the project consists of over 8,000 meters of ramp and lateral development; approximately 1.25 million tons of waste rock haulage and the construction of temporary facilities on surface as well as the dewatering and ventilation infrastructure.

 

Job Summary:

The primary role of the Construction Miner is to complete assigned construction tasks efficiently with little to no supervision.

 

Tasks assigned include the setup surface construction trailers, mobile equipment shop, ventilation fans and heaters, process water system and tie-in’s to services.  Construction of the underground de-watering system, ventilation doors, refuge stations and mine services. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect existing underground headings to ensure the workplace is safe and assigned construction tasks can be executed safely and to design specifications.

  • Use of scaling bars, pneumatic hand-held drills, cutting and welding equipment, rubber-tired underground mobile equipment such as LHD (Load-Haul-Dump) units, scissor trucks, boom truck, shotcrete sprayers and other support vehicles in a confined environment

  • Complete shift end reports and red ink prints to ‘as built’ status

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

 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (preferred)

  • Basic literacy (read, write, basic math and read blue prints) required

  • 2 years’ experience in a related construction role

  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Common Core – Full Basic (or other provincial equivalent) (preferred)

    Required Specialty Modules: U0085a, U0085b, U0085c & U0086 (or other provincial equivalent) (preferred)

  • CWB Certified (preferred)

  • Ability to multi task and work effectively

  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently

  • Ability to make decisions quickly

  • Knowledge of mining industry

  • Must be able to work both independently and cooperatively in a team environment

  • Ability to read, review and understand Standard Work Procedures, safety programs and applicable mine regulationsconstruction prints

  • Must have the ability to adapt to change

  • Good communication skills

     

Health and Safety:

  • Have the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment

  • Follow Company and Client health and safety standards and report all unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor

  • Responsible for the use and maintenance of all safety equipment, i.e. PPE, lanyards, warning signs and labeling, according to company rules and applicable legislation.

  • Ensure permits are in place and lock 0ut tag out procedures are followed

  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment.

  • Ensure that workers are qualified and capable to safely performing the assigned work

  • Must have knowledge of the WHMIS legislation and know how to effectively use an MSDS sheet.

  • Work in accordance with local legislation

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