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Raise Miner

Lake Shore Gold

Full-Time • Timmins Region

About Us 

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: Raise Miner 

Job Description 

In this position, you will maintain and construct underground installations and perform various tasks such as erecting platforms, scaling loose rock, bolting, prepping, drilling, loading, and blasting raise rounds. Ensuring drilling patterns follow the mining plans in a safe manner. A minimum of two years of raise mining experience is required, the complete Basic Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core and Specialty Module U0063 and U0062.

Job Details

Bell Creek Mine - Porcupine, Ontario

5-5-4 rotation, 10 hr shifts 

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive Wages
  • Medical and Prescription Benefits
  • Dental Plan
  • Wellness Spending Account
  • Vision Coverage
  • Company Paid Pension Plan
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation
  • Mine/Mill Performance Plan Incentives
  • Paid Pregnancy and Parental Leave


  • Minimum two years of raise mining experience
  • Complete Basic Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core
  • Specialty Module U0063 – Perform Conventional Timbered Raising
  • Specialty Module U0062 – Perform Conventional Non Timbered Raising
  • Be committed to safety
  • Practice good housekeeping

To express your interest in this position please forward your resume to: 

Human Resources

Lake Shore Gold

P.O. Box 1067

Timmins ON

P4N 7H9

Email: [email protected]

Fax 705-269-4936 

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.

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Job Expires: 2023-11-29

Contact Information

Lake Shore Gold

Porcupine Porcupine, Timmins, ON P0N, Canada

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