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Construction Miner/Leader (2018-3230)

Job Description

Projects                                          Various

Locations                                        Northern Quebec, Northern Ontario,


Pre-employment Requirements (depending on location)

  • FMTM (Formation Modulaire du Québec) or Underground Hard Rock Mining Common Core (Ontario)
  • Permis Général d’Explosifs or able to obtain one as soon as possible
  • Drug test
  • Medical
  • Valid drivers permit



Job Summary:

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


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

  • 3 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 regulations construction 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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