Charge Up – Development & Production

About Barminco:Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. is part of the Perenti Group, an ASX 200 company and 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, India, and across Africa (Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania, Botswana and Burkina Faso).  New projects will see Barminco and AUMS grow to over 4,500 employees in 2020.We provide our clients world class mining services with state of the art equipment and technology; and our workforce with opportunities to grow their careers and 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. We look forward to receiving your application today!The Opportunity:Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for Development and Production Charge-Up Operators to join our team underground at the Hemlo Operations near Marathon, Ontario.This position works 14-days on / 14-days offShifts are days and nights.It is a "drive in/drive out" position if you reside outside the Marathon, Ontario region.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 and production blasting.More specifically, our Charge-Up Operators will:Use of a variety of explosives and initiating systems, depending on drill pattern, rock type and hole dimension;Charge-up holes, down-holes and drives;Charge-up and fire stope blasts according to blast plan;Liaise with Geologists, Engineers and Shift Supervisors to optimize blast designs;Perform loading and dumping cycles from development and production areas;Keep all roads in working areas tidy and free of hazardsBe open to learning new methods and be willing to share their skills and knowledge with co-workers Skills and Experience:Minimum high school diploma or equivalencyDemonstrated commitment to working safely while ensuring the safety of othersMinimum 3 years’ experience working undergroundPrevious experience in a charge-up roleCommon Core Module U0006 ‘Blasting’Common Core Module U0093 ‘Mobile Bulk Blasting’ preferredWorking at Heights Certificate;Strong organizational, planning and time management skillsStrong communications skills, verbal and writtenBe flexible and willing to assist with a variety of tasks as requiredBe 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. If you love adventure, this role is for you.We offer a competitive salary, health and medical benefits, travel allowance, meals and camp accommodations in Marathon Ontario, located on the north shore of Lake Superior. NOTE: The health and safety or our employees is paramount in everything we do. Selected candidates will have to successfully complete a pre-employment Fit-for-Duty medical including alcohol and drug screening. 105000 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Americas USA & Canada Marathon
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Charge Up - Development & Production

  • Location: Hemlo Operations, Marathon, Ontario
  • Open to Canadian Residents
  • 14 shifts-on / 14 shifts-off (days and nights)

About Barminco:

Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. is part of the Perenti Group, an ASX 200 company and 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, India, and across Africa (Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania, Botswana and Burkina Faso).  New projects will see Barminco and AUMS grow to over 4,500 employees in 2020.

We provide our clients world class mining services with state of the art equipment and technology; and our workforce with opportunities to grow their careers and 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. We look forward to receiving your application today!

The Opportunity:

Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for Development and Production Charge-Up Operators to join our team underground at the Hemlo Operations near Marathon, Ontario.

This position works 14-days on / 14-days off

Shifts are days and nights.

It is a "drive in/drive out" position if you reside outside the Marathon, Ontario region.

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 and production blasting.

More specifically, our Charge-Up Operators will:

  • Use of a variety of explosives and initiating systems, depending on drill pattern, rock type and hole dimension;
  • Charge-up holes, down-holes and drives;
  • Charge-up and fire stope blasts according to blast plan;
  • Liaise with Geologists, Engineers and Shift Supervisors to optimize blast designs;
  • Perform loading and dumping cycles from development and production areas;
  • Keep all roads in working areas tidy and free of hazards
  • Be open to learning new methods and be willing to share their skills and knowledge with co-workers

 Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalency
  • Demonstrated commitment to working safely while ensuring the safety of others
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working underground
  • Previous experience in a charge-up role
  • Common Core Module U0006 ‘Blasting’
  • Common Core Module U0093 ‘Mobile Bulk Blasting’ preferred
  • Working at Heights Certificate;
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Strong communications skills, verbal and written
  • Be flexible and willing to assist with a variety of tasks as required
  • 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. If you love adventure, this role is for you.

We offer a competitive salary, health and medical benefits, travel allowance, meals and camp accommodations in Marathon Ontario, located on the north shore of Lake Superior. 

NOTE: The health and safety or our employees is paramount in everything we do. Selected candidates will have to successfully complete a pre-employment Fit-for-Duty medical including alcohol and drug screening.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, start your application by clicking on the 'Apply’ button below.

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

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