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Shaft Services – Hemlo

  • Full Time
  • Marathon
  • 2022-06-17


Location: Hemlo Operations, near Marathon, Ontario
Open to Canadian Residents (or Residents of Marathon/Manitouwadge area)
7 shifts-on / 7 shifts-off (days and nights)
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.

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.

The Opportunity: Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity to join our Shaft Services crew at the Hemlo Operations.

Working a rotation of 7-shifts on / 7-shifts off

Shifts are days and nights, 12 hours.

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for their safety and the safety of their co-workers while ensuring the safe transportation of personnel and material from the surface to the underground and back.

More specifically, the Shaft Services Crew will:

Follow all safety and standard operating procedures to operate hoists, skips and crushers in an underground environment
Perform pre-start safety inspections of equipment and report any issues to their supervisor and maintenance crew
Operate the hoist to transport personnel, goods and waste/ore to and from the underground mine
Operate ore crushers underground to crush waste/ore material in preparation for transport to surface
Operate underground conveyor systems (skips) to transport waste/ore material to surface
Operate other mining equipment as required from time to time such as loaders, jack-leg drills among others
Other general duties as required
Skills and Experience:

Must be a current employee of Barminco at the Hemlo Operations
Minimum high school diploma or equivalency
Demonstrated commitment to working safely while ensuring the safety of others
Minimum 5 years’ experience working in an underground mine
Minimum 3 years’ experience operating conveyors, hoist systems would be an asset
Previous experience operating mobile equipment underground such as trucks, loaders, jack-legs would be an asset
Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
Strong communications skills, verbal and written, and must be computer/systems literate
Be flexible and willing to assist with a variety of tasks as required
Ability to learn new tasks quickly
Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment
What we offer: Barminco Mine 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. If you love adventure, this role is for you.

NOTE: The health and safety or our employees is paramount in everything we do. Selected candidates may have to successfully complete a pre-employment Fit-for-Duty medical including alcohol and drug screening before moving into their new role.

How to Apply: A reminder that this opportunity is for current Barminco employees at the Hemlo operations.

If you are interested in this position, start your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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

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