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Mechanized Alimak Leader – Kirkland Lake, Ontario (2017-2438)

J.S. Redpath Full-Time  Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada 9 Feb 2017

Job Description

Project                                             Kirkland Lake Gold Inc Location                                          Kirkland Lake
Rotation                                          7 days on, 7 days off Shift Length                                    10 hours Travel                                              not provided Accommodations                          living allowance provided Pre-employment requirements    Drug test, Full Basic Ontario Common Core Module + U0064 or FMTM equivalent                                        Compensation                               J.S. Redpath Limited offers a comprehensive wage and benefit package
Pre-employment Requirements:
  • Full Basic Underground Hard Rock Mine Services + U0064
  • Drug test
Job Summary: The primary role of the Alimak (Mechanized) Raise Leader is to construct and maintain underground raise installations, performing various tasks such as constructing mechanized raise set ups, scaling loose rock, drilling, loading and blasting rock and ensuring that the drilling patterns follow the mining plans in safe manner. All work is to be completed following best practices set out in the Redpath Mechanized Raising Guidelines Manual. Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Operate Mechanized Raise Climber
  • Construct and maintain underground installations as face advances
  • Perform tasks such as constructing MRC installations, scaling loose rock, drilling, installing rails, installing services as required, loading and blasting rock, and ensuring that the drilling patterns follow the mining plans
  • Read and interpret mine plans
  • Install timbering, face bolts, or to support walls and face
  • 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.
 Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • 3 years or more experience with Alimak/Raise climber machines
  • Completion of the MRC training program
  • Ability to multi task and work effectively
  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Common Core – Full Basic (or other provincial equivalent)
  • Required Specialty Modules: U0064 (or other provincial equivalent)
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently
  • Ability to work with a partner
  Health and Safety:
  • Having the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment
  • Following Company health and safety standards and reporting any unsafe acts or conditions to Supervisor
  • Responsible for the use and maintenance of all safety equipment, i.e.  Lanyards, warning signs and labeling, according to company rules and applicable legislation.
  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment.
  • Must have knowledge of the WHMIS legislation and know how to effectively use an MSDS sheet.

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