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