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Scoop Operator (2018-3247)

n RedPathn  Anywhere 18 Sep 2018

Job Description


Project                                            Various

Location                                         Various projects throughout Canada


Pre-employment Requirements: (depending on location)


  • FMTM (Formation Modulaire du Québec) or Underground Hard Rock Mining Common Core (Ontario)
  • Permis Général d’Explosifs or able to obtain one as soon as possible
  • Drug test
  • Medical
  • Valid drivers permit


Job Summary:


Under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor, the primary role of the 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.


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 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


Required Skills and Qualifications: (depending on location)

  • High school diploma or equivalent (preferred)

  • Basic literacy (read, write, basic math) required

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience running heavy equipment machinery

  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Common Core – Full Basic (or other provincial equivalent) required

Required Modules: U0020 and U0068 (or other provincial equivalent)

  • Ability to multi task and work effectively

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

  • Ability to make decisions quickly

  • Good communication skills

  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage

  • Knowledge of road construction and maintenance techniques

  • Knowledge of record keeping system

  • Knowledge of equipment cleaning standards and procedures


Health and Safety:

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

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

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

  • Ensure permits are in place and lock 0ut tag out procedures are followed

  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment

  • Ensure that workers are qualified and capable to safely performing the assigned work

  • 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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