Miner - Bolter (Kirkland Lake)
Thunder Bay Ontario Jun 13, 2022
TPD is recruiting for a Miners to join a project development mine project in Kirkland Lake.

Bolters - (Jackleg / Stoper)

The primary role of this individual will be to inspect existing underground headings, scale loose rocks and install ground support to stabilize rock mass and ensure safety.

Total Compensation: $105,000 - $115,000 Average Annual Salary


Job Summary:


The primary role of a Miner is to inspect existing underground headings, scale loose rocks and install ground support to stabilize rock mass and ensure safety. The tasks may involve the operation of scaling bars, pneumatic hand-held drills, use of rubber-tired underground mobile equipment such as LHD (Load-Haul-Dump) units, scissor trucks, scoop or other support vehicles in a confined environment.


Work Experience:

  • 3 years or more experience bolting with a jackleg and stoper
  • Ontario Hard Rock Underground Common Core – Full Basic (or other provincial equivalent)
    • Required Specialty Modules: U0068B (or other provincial equivalent)
  • Ability to multi task and work effectively
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently
  • Good communication skills
  • Having the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment
  • Following Company health and safety standards and reporting any unsafe acts or conditions to Supervisor


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Identify unsafe conditions in underground headings
  • Drill holes using hand-held pneumatic drills or drill-boom mounted on bolter
  • Insert rock bolt following approved method of installation
  • Install other ground support components as required such as welded wire mesh and shotcrete
  • Install or fix existing mine services such as vent tubing and pipes using various lifting equipment such as scissor trucks chain blocks and hand tools
  • Follow directives from shift supervisors to coordinate day to day ground control requirements
  • Assess all excavations and install ground support in development or reconditioned areas as per plan and section as the development progresses
  • Keep track of all advances and communicate to supervisors and cross shifts footages and volumes
  • Must be able to comprehend written and verbal instructions as required to perform his duties in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must be able to follow proper procedure to ensure safety and to control equipment damage
  • The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive


Health and Safety:

  • Follow Company and Client health and safety standards and report all unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor
  • Responsible to ensure proper use and maintenance of personal protective equipment
  • Work in accordance with local legislation
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives


Pre-employment requirement:

  • Drug test
  • Criminal Background Check