Longhole Drill Operator-Hemlo ID: 66177

Deadline Date: 2021/07/31

Location:  Marathon

The Opportunity: Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for experienced Longhole Drill Operators to join our team at the Hemlo Operations near Marathon, Ontario.

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Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for their safety and the safety of their co-workers while drilling blast holes underground at the Hemlo Operations.

More specifically, our Longhole Drill Operators will:

  • Comply with all safety and standard operating procedures
  • Accurately drill blast holes to a design pattern using a mechanized drill
  • Read and accurately follow mine plans with skill and precision while ensuring the holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile
  • Liaise with surveyors, geologists and engineers to optimize drill patterns and attain meter targets
  • Set-up and troubleshoot drill rigs, specifically Sandvik rigs
  • Safely prepare the areas to be drilled, charging or scrapping in accordance with mine safety procedures

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum high-school diploma or equivalent
  • Commitment to working safely while ensuring the safety of others
  • Ontario Hard Rock Miner Common Core including modules relevant to longhole drilling
  • Minimum 5 years' experience working in an underground mine
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Longhole Drill Operator 
  • Strong communications, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision while still being a contributing member of a team
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment 
  • Location: Hemlo Operations, near Marathon, Ontario
  • Open to Canadian Residents
  • Rotation: 14 shifts-on / 14 shifts-off
  • About Barminco:

    Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. is part of the Perenti Group, Australia's second largest integrated mining services provider.

    New to Canada, Barminco is already a global leader in hard rock underground mining. Together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we have been operating for over 30 years in Australia and across Africa. New projects will see Barminco and AUMS grow to over 4,500 employees in 2020.

    We provide state of the art facilities, equipment, technology and opportunities to work on projects all over the world. At Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd., we are committed to fostering a culture that understands and values inclusion and diversity.

    Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for experienced Longhole Drill Operators to join our team at the Hemlo Operations near Marathon, Ontario.

    • This role be a 14 shifts-on/14 shifts-off rotation
    • Shifts are days and nights
    • It is a "drive in/drive out" role if you reside outside the Marathon area.


    What we offer:

    Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. can offer you a role where you will be challenged and valued for your skills and experience. You will also have the opportunity to develop and grow your career.

    We offer a competitive salary, health and medical benefits, travel allowance, meals and camp accommodations in Marathon Ontario. 

    NOTE: Selected candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment Fit for Duty medical which includes alcohol and drug screening.

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How to Apply:
Start your application by visiting: https://barminco.com.au/ 

Please include copies of your Ontario Underground Common Core Modular Training Transcript and all other certifications you may have that is relevant to the role you are applying for.

We look forward to reviewing your application, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 https://barminco.com.au/ or follow us on LinkedIn @Barminco

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