Miner - Jackleg Bolter installing Ground Support

Redpath
Reno, Nevada, USA
Competitive
Nov 19, 2021
Dec 07, 2021
2021-5077
Permanent
Full Time
English
Project: Pumpkin Hollow

Location: Yerington, Nevada

Rotation: 2 Weeks on / 1 week off

Shift Length: 12 hours day and night shift

Compensation: Redpath USA Corp offers comprehensive benefits

Pay: Base Pay $40 / hour, $28 / hour bonus, and $100 per day subsistence. Subject to all overtime rules.

Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • Drug testing
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Pre-employment physical
  • Current MSHA 5000-23 experienced Underground
  • Must have legal documents to work in U.S.


Job Summary:

The primary role of the miner is to inspect existing underground headings, scale loose rocks and install ground support to stabilize rock mass and ensure safety. The tasks may involve the operation of scaling bars, pneumatic hand-held drills, use of rubber-tired underground mobile equipment such as scissor trucks, other support vehicles in a confined environment.

Work Experience:
  • 3 Years or more of experience bolting with a Jackleg
  • Proficient in knowledge of various types of ground support, ie split set, resin rebar bolts, and swellex bolts etc.
  • Must be able to lift overhead a minimum of 50lbs
  • Ability to multi task and work effectively
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently
  • Good communications skills
  • Having the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment
  • Following Company health and safety standards and reporting any unsafe acts or conditions to Supervisor


Duties and Responsibilities:

General:
  • Identify unsafe conditions in underground headings.
  • Drill holes using hand-held pneumatic drills
  • Insert rock bolt following approved method of installation
  • Install other ground support components as required such as welded wire mesh and shotcrete
  • Install or fix existing mine services such as vent tubing and pipes using various lifting equipment such as scissor trucks, chain blocks, and hand tools
  • Follow directives from shift supervisors to coordinate day to day ground control requirements.
  • Assess all excavations and install ground support in development or reconditioned areas as per plan and section as the development progresses
  • Keep track of all advances and communicate to supervisors and cross shifts footages and volumes
  • Must be able to comprehend written adn verbal instructions as required to perform his duties in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must be able to follow proper procedure to ensure safety and to control equipment damage
  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


Health and Safety:
  • Having the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment
  • Following Company health and safety standards and reporting any unsafe acts or conditions to Supervisor
  • Responsible for the use and maintenance of all safety equipment, i.e. Lanyards, warning signs and labeling, according to company rules and applicable legislation.
  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment.

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