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Voisey's Bay - Construction Miner

Voisey's Bay, Newfoundland, Canada
Closing date
Dec 6, 2021

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Construction, Mining Production
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
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Voisey's Bay


East coast of Labrador (approximately 350 km North of Goose Bay and 35 km Southwest of Nain).


2 weeks in 2 weeks out

Shift Length:

12 hours


Provided from airport closest to point of hire


Remote site - camp setting


Redpath Limited offers comprehensive benefits

Start Date:

January 2022

All interested parties can apply to Redpath Limited website at: or Innu Nation members and Nunatsiavut beneficiaries can also apply

by forwarding their application to their Vale's Aboriginal Employment Coordinator.

Please ensure you include your full name, address, community and province when applying.

Closing Date: 5 Dec 2021

Scope of work:

Innu Inuit Redpath Limited Partnership (IIR) will be the primary contractor on an underground mine project located on the east coast of Labrador, approximately 350 km north of Goose Bay. 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.

The scope of work includes installations of UG Wash Bay, Fuel/Lube Bay, Maintenance Bays, Doors/Bulkheads, Sumps, Pump Stations, Refuge Stations, Paste/Backfill piping installations. Also an Ore Handling System including a Rock Breaker, Grizzly, Bin Discharge and Conveyor System.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Lead Construction Miner and/or Shift Supervisor, the primary role of the Construction Miner is to complete assigned construction tasks efficiently with little to no supervision. Tasks assigned include the setup surface construction trailers, mobile equipment shop, ventilation fans and heaters, process water system and tie-in's to services. Construction of the underground de-watering system, ventilation doors, refuge stations and mine services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Inspect existing underground headings to ensure the workplace is safe and assigned construction tasks can be executed safely and to design specifications.
    • Use of scaling bars, pneumatic hand-held drills, cutting and welding equipment, rubber-tired underground mobile equipment such as scissor trucks, boom truck, shotcrete sprayers and other support vehicles in a confined environment
    • 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)
    • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Common Core - Full Basic (or other provincial equivalent) Specialty Modules: U0085a, U0085b, U0085c & U0086 (or other provincial equivalent) (preferred)
    • 2 years' experience in a related construction role in underground mining environment (preferred)
    • Ability to read civil print
    • Ability to multi task and work effectively
    • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently
    • Ability to make decisions quickly
    • Knowledge of mining industry
    • Ability to read, review and understand Standard Work Procedures, safety programs and applicable mine regulations
    • Must have the ability to adapt to change

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
    • Medical
    • Criminal background check

IIR recognizes the Impact & Benefits Agreements with the Innu Nation & the Nunatsiavut Government in which Innu & Inuit workers have first preference for employment at Voisey's Bay Site. It also recognizes a commitment to give qualified workers from Labrador priority for employment opportunities.

IIR is an equal opportunity employer.

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