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North Mine – Jumbo Operator (2019-3436)

Job Description

Project                                             North Mine

Location                                          Sudbury, ON

Rotation                                          5 days on, 4 days off - 4 day on, 5 days off

Shift Length                                    10 hours

Travel                                              not provided

Accommodations                          N/A

Pre-employment requirements    Drug test, Full Basic Ontario Common Core Module 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, plus U0018
  • Drug test
  • WHIMS

 

Job Summary:

The primary role of a Jumbo Operator is to set up and operate a single or multiple boom jumbo, to drill and blast in a safe manner.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

General:

  • Visually inspect, sound, scale and wash down work area, check for bootlegs and missholes, flags lifters, adds or repairs vent tubing.
  • Assess ground conditions at the face and implement ground control according to site requirements
  • Extend grade and centre line, mark face for drilling and circle bootlegs, maintain hanging wall and foot wall control in junction with geologist.
  • Capable of jackleg and/or stopper drilling as needed.
  • Determine location, spacing, depth and inclination of holes.
  • Perform minor repairs, such as changing striker bars, couplings, water tubes and hose clamps.
  • Complete daily log books on equipment and submit written and verbal reports to supervisor.
  • Load, prime, time, connect and test blasting circuit.
  • Place guards at all entrances to the blast, blast according to project standards and remove guards after blasting.
  • Maintain working area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Must be able to comprehend written and verbal instructions as required to perform his duties in a safe and efficient manner

  • Must be able to follow proper procedure to ensure safety and to control equipment damage

  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

 

 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.


Work Experience:

  • 5 years or more experience with Jumbo Drill machine in mining field

 

Knowledge Required

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

  • Ability to multi task and work effectively

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

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