Long Hole Loader
Full-Time • Timmins Region
Lake Shore Gold is located in Timmins, Ontario, a vibrant community of 45,000 residents that is a central hub for Northeastern Ontario. In Timmins, people can enjoy recreational activities such as camping, world class fishing, nature, and snowmobile trails. Direct flights to Toronto are available at the local airport via multiple carriers. There are many support networks in the community including the local Timmins and District Hospital, local sports leagues for children and adults (hockey, baseball, basketball, etc.), golf courses, both cross country and downhill ski resorts, a community pool, and many other community events that provide entertainment throughout the year (fairs, carnivals, concerts, etc.).
The Bell Creek Complex, located approximately 20 kilometers northeast of Timmins, Ontario, consists of an underground mine and processing facility. Mineralization is associated with the Porcupine-Destor fault system within the Abitibi greenstone belt, with ore mined by narrow vein longhole stoping methods. Ore is then transported to surface via a newly commissioned one thousand eighty metre deep shaft at a mining rate of twenty five hundred tonnes per day.
We are currently recruiting for: Long Hole Loader
In this position, you will be responsible for reading and interpreting blast layouts and using bulk and packaged explosives. Duties will include, but are not limited to, cleaning holes and preparing for blasts; laying out detonators and boosters; stemming of holes; installation and grouting of cable bolts, ensuring proper columns on holes and tying in blasts using Nonel and Electronic Initiation systems.
Bell Creek Mine – Porcupine, Ontario
- Previous experience in all aspects of blasting would be considered an asset
- Practice good housekeeping
- Be committed to safety
- Basic UG Hard Rock Common Core is required
- Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada
Salary & Benefits
- Relocation Assistance
- Competitive Wages
- Medical and Prescription Benefits
- Dental Plan
- Vision Coverage
- Wellness Spending Account
- Company Paid Pension Plan
- Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
- Long Term Disability Coverage
- Employee Assistance Program
- Paid Vacation
- Mine/Mill Performance Plan Incentives
- Perfect Attendance Rewards
- Paid Pregnancy and Parental Leave
To express your interest in this position please forward your resume to:
Lake Shore Gold
P.O. Box 1067
E-mail: [email protected]
We thank all candidates for their interest in Lake Shore Gold; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Lake Shore Gold is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and we believe that diversity and inclusion among our team members is critical to our success. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and all aspects of employment including the decision to hire or promote will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business requirements. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.