Long Hole Driller - Underground
SSR Mining
Saskatchewan, Canada
2d ago

Reporting to the Underground Supervisor, the Long Hole Driller is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of underground mining equipment.

The Long Hole Driller operates a percussive drilling rig in an underground environment. Additional work may include loading explosives, installation and grouting of cables for support.

The Long Hole Driller must also prepare daily reports of all drilling activities. These reports reflect footage drilled, ground conditions, time spent performing other activities besides drilling, reporting supplies consumed, etc.

  • Able to drill with CMAC drills and electric Stope Master drills
  • Read and understand planned drill patterns.
  • Wash, scale and make safe drill areas to be marked up.
  • Drive, set up and operate a single-boom pneumatic long hole rig. Capacity to drill to a high standard.
  • Do minor repairs to rig : replace hoses, shank adaptors etc.
  • Shot firing.
  • Participate in regular toolbox safety meetings.
  • Other : Complies with all Company standards, policies and procedures pertaining to appropriate conduct for employees, including the Code of Conduct;
  • the Respect in the Workplace Policy; Safety, Health and Environment Policies; and any other applicable standards, policies and procedures as implemented and / or revised by the Company or by legislation.

    NOTE : Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    Required Skills

    The ideal candidates will have minimally 2-3 years of proven work experience in an underground hard rock mine (previous experience Long Hole loading considered an asset)

    Additionally :

  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Good communication skills are essential.
  • A positive and proactive attitude towards safety is essential.
  • Must have a complete knowledge of hydraulics, electrical and engines an asset.
  • Blasting experience an asset.
  • Underground Common Core an asset.
  • Job Location

    Laonil Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada

    Full-Time / Regular

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