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Mechanized (MacLean) Bolter – Cochenour (2019-3677)

Job Description

Project: Cochenour

Location: Red Lake, ON

Rotation:  3 week in - 3 week out

Shift Length : 11 hours (Averaging hours site)

Travel : Flight from airport closest to point of hire to Red Lake

Accommodations : Camp setting

Compensation : Redpath Canada Limited offers comprehensive benefits



Job Summary:


Under the supervision of the Lead Miner and/or Shift Supervisor, the primary role of the Mechanized Bolter is to inspect existing underground headings, scale loose rocks and install ground support to stabilize rock mass and ensure safety using mechanized bolting equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Identify and rectify unsafe conditions in underground headings

  • Drill holes using mechanized bolting equipment

  • Install resin rebar using mechanized bolting equipment

  • Install other ground support components as required such as welded wire mesh, straps, cable bolts or swellex

  • Keep track of all work progress and communicate to supervisors and cross shifts status of workplace

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

  • Must be able to perform pre-operational inspections on equipment and operate 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:


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as an underground miner

  • 2 years or more experience with mechanized bolting equipment in an underground mining environment

  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Common Core – Full Basic

    Required Specialty Modules: U0018

  • Demonstrated ability to read mine plans and specifications for underground mining

  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively

  • Ability to make decisions quickly

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

  • Ability to adapt to a varying work environment often requiring the employee to develop new and innovative work methods

  • Good communication skills


    Health and Safety:

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

  • Proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment.

  • Work in accordance with local legislation


    Pre-employment Requirements:

  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Common Core – Full Basic

  • Drug Test

  • Criminal Background Check



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