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Miner – Drift Miner/Jackleg/Stoper/Drill and Blast – Northern Ontario (2017-2656)

n RedPathn  Anywhere 25 Jul 2017

Job Description

Project                                              Located in Northern Ontario

Location                                           Northern Ontario

Rotation                                           14 days on, 14 days off

Shift Length                                    10 hours

Travel                                               Provided by Redpath Canada Limited

Accommodations                           50.00/day worked living allowance

Pre-employment requirements     Drug test, Full Basic Ontario Common Core Module or FMTM equivalent                                       

Compensation                                Redpath Canada Limited offers a comprehensive wage and benefit package



Job Summary:

Jackleg Miners are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of underground hand-held Jackleg and Stoper drills.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify unsafe conditions in underground headings - high level of alertness required.

  • Scale back and walls as required to make the workplace safe

  • Drill holes using hand-held pneumatic drills or drill-boom mounted on bolter

  • Insert rock bolt following approved method of installation

  • Install other ground support components as required such as welded wire mesh and shotcrete

  • Install or fix existing mines services such as vent tubing and pipes using various lifting equipment such as scissor trucks, chain blocks and hand tools

  • Receive instructions or directives from Shift Supervisors and Captain to coordinate day to day ground control requirements

  • Assess all excavations and install ground support in development or reconditioned areas as per plan and section as the development progresses

  • Keep track of all advances and communicate to supervisors and cross shifts footages and volumes on a daily, weekly and monthly basis

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


Education and Work Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years or more experience as a miner


Knowledge Required

  • Ability to multi task and work effectively

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


Health and Safety:

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

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

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

  • Responsible to ensure proper use of personal protective equipment.

  • 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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