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Underground Scoop/Truck Operator – Northern Ontario (2017-2727)

n RedPathn  Anywhere 10 Oct 2017

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

Pre-employment requirements    Drug test, criminal background check

Compensation                               Redpath Canada Limited offers a comprehensive wage and benefit package



  • 2 years’ experience operating 35 to 55 Underground Haulage Truck
  • Ontario Basic Commone Core + Specialty module U0091 or FMTM (Formation Modulaire du Québec) or Underground Hard Rock Mining Common Core (Ontario)


Job Summary:

The primary role of the Haulage Truck 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 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:

  • 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.



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Post-Secondary education in a mining related discipline or equivalent experience


Knowledge Required

  • 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
  • Must speak French



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