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Canadian Royalties - MacLean Operator/Boulonneur Mecaniser

Department Redpath Canada Limited

Date Posted 5/17/2021

Position Type Full Time

Reference No. 2021-4892

LocationNorthern Quebec, Quebec, Canada


Project:                       Canadian Royalties International

Location:                    Nunavik Nickel Mine, Northern Quebec (100km south of Deception Bay, 1800km north of Montréal), Canada

Rotation:                    3 weeks on - 3 weeks off

Shift Length:              11 hours

Travel:                         Employee is responsible for travel to Chartered flight either Val d'Or or Montreal - Kilometers paid

Accommodation:       Isolated Camp - permafrost conditions

Compensation:          Redpath offers comprehensive benefits

 

Job Description

The primary role of a MacLean Bolter is to inspect existing underground headings, scale loose rocks and install ground support to stabilize rock mass and ensure safety. The tasks may involve the operation of scaling bars, pneumatic hand-held drills, use of rubber-tired underground mobile equipment such as LHD (Load-Haul-Dump) units, mechanized bolters, scissor trucks, shotcrete sprayers and other support vehicles in a confined environment.  Other tasks associated to this position may include, but not limited to, the installation of vent tubing and mine services (air, water and pumping lines), minor construction work and other heading maintenance jobs.

 
Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Comply with all Redpath and Owners safety regulations and procedures.
  • Identify unsafe conditions in underground headings - high level of alertness required.
  • Scale back and walls as required to make the workplace safe.
  • Drill holes using hand-held pneumatic drills or drill-boom mounted on bolter.
  • Insert rock bolt following approved method of installation.
  • Install other ground support components as required such as welded wire mesh and shotcrete.
  • Install or fix existing mines services such as vent tubing and pipes using various lifting equipment such as scissor trucks, chain blocks and hand tools.
  • Operate large mobile equipment such as 3.5 yard and 8 yard low profile front end loader (Scooptram) and scissor lift (manlift);
  • Receive instructions or directives from Shift Supervisors and Captain to coordinate day to day ground control requirements;
  • Assess all excavations and install ground support in development or reconditioned areas as per plan and section as the development progresses;
  • Keep track of all advances and communicate to supervisors and cross shifts footages and volumes on a daily, weekly and monthly basis;
  • Provide labour and ground control expertise as required.

 

Project Raglan

Location Northern Quebec (100km south of Deception Bay, 1800km north of Montréal), Canada

Rotation 14 day in 14 day out

Shift Length 11 hours

Travel Commercial flight from airport closest to point of hire to Rouyn-Noranda or Montreal.

Accommodations Camp

Compensation J.S. Redpath Limited offers a comprehensive wage and benefit package

 

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.


 

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

 

Pre-employment Requirements:

  • 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

 

Health and Safety:

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • Work in accordance with local legislation

 

 

 

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