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Remote Scoop Operator – Musselwhite (2019-3704)

Job Description

Location                                          Thunder Bay, Ontario

Rotation                                          14 days on 14 days off

Shift Length                                    11 hours

Travel                                               Flight from airport closest to point of hire to Thunder Bay – Chartered flight to site

Accommodations                           Camp setting

Compensation                                Redpath Canada Limited offers a comprehensive wage and benefit package


Job Summary:


The primary role of the Remote Scoop Operator is to operate mining equipment to load, haul and dump ore or waste from development and/or production area in a safe manner


Work Experience:


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience operating a remote scoop


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Refuel, check coolant and engine and hydraulic oils, lubricate all points and complete standard daily check forms and drives equipment to and from work area
  • Visually inspects, sounds, scales and washes down work area, if required
  • Operates manual and remote scoop tram to load bucket with ore/waste; hauls to dump or loads onto truck, and transports mine supplies
  • Advances vent tubing, installs or removes air and water pipes to facilitate own work
  • Operate traffic control signals where applicable and respond to signals to prevent a vehicle accident
  • Completes daily log book on equipment and submits written and verbal reports
  • Report progress and any unusual occurrences to supervisor
  • Maintains 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
  • 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:


  • Following Company health and safety standards and reporting any unsafe acts or conditions to Supervisor
  • Practice proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment
  • Work in accordance with local legislation


Pre-employment Requirements:

  • Drug test
  • Criminal Background check
  • Underground Hard Rock Mining Common Core

     Required Specialty Modules: U0020 and U0068

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