Blaster – Red Chris Mine

About Barminco:  Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. is part of the Perenti Group, Australia's second largest integrated mining services provider.New to Canada, Barminco is already a global leader in hard rock underground mining. Together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we have been operating for over 30 years in Australia and across Africa. New projects will see Barminco and AUMS grow to over 4,500 employees.We provide state of the art facilities, equipment, technology and opportunities to work on projects all over the world. At Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd., we are committed to fostering a culture that understands and values inclusion and diversity.The Opportunity:  Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for Blasters to join our team underground at the Red Chris Mine, in northern British Columbia.This position works 14-days on / 14-days off.Shifts are days and nights.This is a FIFO role.Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for their safety and the safety of their co-workers while handling and transporting explosive materials for development blasting.More specifically, our Blasters will:Use a variety of explosives and initiating systems, depending on the drill pattern, rock type and hole dimensionHandle and transport explosive material in a safe manner according to procedures, regulations and legislationCharge lateral development with low impact explosives or emulsionEnsure working area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform duties, including but not limited to, check scaling or rehabilitation, ensuring lanyards are in good order and used when requiredEnsure correct explosives quantity accounting carried outConduct blast re-entry procedures Skills and Experience:Minimum high school diploma or equivalencyDemonstrated commitment to working safely while ensuring the safety of othersMinimum 5 years’ experience in underground miningMinimum 3 years’ experience in a Blaster role undergroundCurrent Blasters Ticket in British ColumbiaWorking at Heights CertificateStrong organizational, planning and time management skillsBe reliable and dependableAbility to work in a cross-cultural environment What we offer:  Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. can offer you a role where you will be challenged and valued for your skills and experience. You will also have the opportunity to develop and grow your career.We offer a competitive salary, health and medical benefits, travel, meals and camp accommodations.NOTE: Selected candidates will have to successfully complete a pre-employment Fit for Duty medical which includes alcohol and drug screening. 50 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Americas USA & Canada Dease Lake V0W
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Blaster - Red Chris Mine

  • Location: Red Chris Mine, northern British Columbia
  • Open to Canadian Residents
  • 14 shifts-on / 14 shifts-off, FIFO

About Barminco:  Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. is part of the Perenti Group, Australia's second largest integrated mining services provider.

New to Canada, Barminco is already a global leader in hard rock underground mining. Together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we have been operating for over 30 years in Australia and across Africa. New projects will see Barminco and AUMS grow to over 4,500 employees.

We provide state of the art facilities, equipment, technology and opportunities to work on projects all over the world. At Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd., we are committed to fostering a culture that understands and values inclusion and diversity.

The Opportunity:  Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for Blasters to join our team underground at the Red Chris Mine, in northern British Columbia.

  • This position works 14-days on / 14-days off.
  • Shifts are days and nights.
  • This is a FIFO role.

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for their safety and the safety of their co-workers while handling and transporting explosive materials for development blasting.

More specifically, our Blasters will:

  • Use a variety of explosives and initiating systems, depending on the drill pattern, rock type and hole dimension
  • Handle and transport explosive material in a safe manner according to procedures, regulations and legislation
  • Charge lateral development with low impact explosives or emulsion
  • Ensure working area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform duties, including but not limited to, check scaling or rehabilitation, ensuring lanyards are in good order and used when required
  • Ensure correct explosives quantity accounting carried out
  • Conduct blast re-entry procedures

 Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalency
  • Demonstrated commitment to working safely while ensuring the safety of others
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in underground mining
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Blaster role underground
  • Current Blasters Ticket in British Columbia
  • Working at Heights Certificate
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Be reliable and dependable
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment 

What we offer:  Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. can offer you a role where you will be challenged and valued for your skills and experience. You will also have the opportunity to develop and grow your career.

We offer a competitive salary, health and medical benefits, travel, meals and camp accommodations.

NOTE: Selected candidates will have to successfully complete a pre-employment Fit for Duty medical which includes alcohol and drug screening.

How to Apply:  Start your application by clicking on the 'Apply' button below.

Please advise us on your resume or cover letter if you are a member of the Tahltan Nation.

Please include copies of your active/current underground mining and blasters licenses.

We look forward to reviewing your application, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Want to know more about Barminco, Check out our website here https://barminco.com.au/ or follow us on LinkedIn @Barminco

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