Long Hole Drillers

Job No: LSG25
Location: Timmins

  • Excellent opportunity to continue your career with an established industry leader
  • Receive a competitive salary and a wide host of benefits
  • Develop yourself professionally and contribute to a growing organization!

About the Organization

Lake Shore Gold, a subsidiary of Pan American Silver, is located in Timmins, Ontario. The Timmins West mine is located approximately 18 kilometers 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 the 144 Gap deposit. All three deposits are interconnected by underground drifts.

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 modern one thousand eighty metre deep shaft capable of forty-eight hundred tonnes per day.

For more information, please visit our website.

About Timmins, Ontario

Timmins is a vibrant community of 45,000 residents that is a central hub for Northeastern Ontario. 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, and more!

About the Opportunity

We are looking to hire Long Hole Drillers to join our team at the Timmins West Mine in Timmins, ON., on a full-time basis. 

The schedule is 5-5-4, 10 hr shifts rotating days and nights each week. 

In this position, you will be responsible for receiving the daily crew line up, completing pre-op checks and check sheets as required; inspecting the work place and eliminating and correcting any hazards by following all prints and drilling instructions provided by the Engineering Department. Duties will include, but are not limited to, prepping the work place, clean and ream holes, drill production holes for long hole stopes, drill service holes as requested, install or take down services and vent and operate equipment as required.

Please note that this role requires relocation to the Timmins area and is not a camp-based position. 

More About You

While our ideal candidate has the following qualifications, we welcome applicants who may not meet every criterion to apply.

• Previous experience in all aspects of long hole drilling would be considered an asset
• Practice good housekeeping
• Be committed to safety
• Basic UG Hard Rock Common Core is required
• Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication you can expect to receive a competitive hourly salary, as well as the following benefits:

  • Relocation assistance for eligible positions
  • Mine Performance Plan Incentive (bonus)
  • Company-paid extended medical, prescription, dental, and vision benefits
  • Wellness Spending Account
  • Company-paid pension plan with 8% company contribution
  • Basic life/accidental life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 80 hours paid vacation
  • Paid pregnancy and parental leave

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.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to take the next step toward your career goals with an industry leader - apply now!

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