Mechanized Bolter Operator

Redpath Mining Contractors and Engineers
Nov. 19, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Nov. 25, 2019, 7:56 a.m.

Scope of work:

Innu Inuit Redpath Limited Partnership (IIR) will be the primary contractor on an underground mine development project located on the east coast of Labrador, approximately 350 km north of Goose Bay. The existing open pit operation is expected to be exhausted by 2022. Future mining from the two separate underground deposits will extend the life of this operation for at least another decade. Both deposits contain Nickel and Copper and at peak production, 2.54 million tons will be mined annually.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Lead Miner and/or Shift Supervisor, the primary role of the Bolter is to inspect existing underground headings, scale loose rocks and install ground support to stabilize rock mass and ensure safety using mechanized bolting equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Identify and rectify unsafe conditions in underground headings

Drill holes using mechanized bolting equipment such as the Atlas Copco Boltec MC

Install resin rebar using mechanized bolting equipment

Install other ground support components as required such as welded wire mesh, straps, cable bolts or swellex

Keep track of all work progress and communicate to supervisors and cross shifts status of workplace

Must be able to comprehend written Engineering prints and verbal instructions as required to perform assigned duties in a safe and efficient manner

Must be able to perform pre-operational inspection on equipment and operate in a safe and efficient manner

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Required Skills and Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent (preferred)

Basic literacy (read, write, basic math and read blue prints) (required)

2 years or more experience with mechanized bolting equipment in an underground mining environment

Minimum 3 years’ experience as a underground miner

experience with the Atlas Copco Boltec MC (preferred)

Ontario Hard Rock Underground Common Core – Full Basic (or other provincial equivalent)Specialty Modules: U0018 (or other provincial equivalent) (preferred)

Demonstrated ability to read mine plans and specifications for underground mining

Ability to multi task and work effectively

Ability to make decisions quickly

Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently

Ability to adapt to a varying work environment often requiring the employee to develop new and innovative work methods

Good communication skills

Health and Safety:

Follow Company and Client health and safety standards and report all unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor

Ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment

Work in accordance with local legislation

Pre-employment requirement:

Drug test


Criminal background check

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