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.
The Timmins West mine is located approximately 18 kilometres west of Timmins, Ontario, one of the world’s most prolific gold camps. Mineralization is associated with the Porcupine-Destor fault system within the Abitibi greenstone belt. The Timmins West mine is comprised of the Timmins deposit, the Thunder Creek deposit, and the144 Gap deposit. All three deposits are interconnected by underground drifts.
We are currently recruiting for: Development Miner
In this position, you will be proficient in the use of single and/or multiple boom jumbo operation. You will be responsible to lead a 2 man crew in a development heading, extending grade and center line; marking the face for drilling and circling bootlegs; maintaining hanging wall and foot wall control in conjunction with the site Geologist; while ensuring proper policies and procedures are being followed. You must be capable of operating a jackleg and/or stopper. You will be knowledgeable in all aspects of mining operations such as Drift, Ramp, and Construction mining. You will be a self-motivated individual with excellent leadership and communication skills. You will have experience in mucking development rounds; loading trucks; Jumbo drill experience; bolting with Jackleg and/or Stoper; assisting with prepping the face for drilling; installing services in development headings and loading rounds.
Salary & Benefits
• Competitive Wages
• Relocation Assistance
• Medical and Prescription Benefits
• Dental Plan
• 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
• Perfect Attendance Rewards
• Paid Pregnancy and Parental Leave
Location: Timmins West Mine / Bell Creek Mine
Rotation: 5-5-4 Rotation, 10-hour shifts
• Five to 10 years’ related mining experience
• Proven work experience in the safe operation of a Jumbo along with Specialty Common Core Modules
• Practice good housekeeping
• Be committed to safety
• Basic UG Hard Rock Common Core
• Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada
To express your interest in this position please forward your resume to:
Lake Shore Gold
P.O. Box 1067
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.