Job descriptionAbout 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 a new exciting opportunity for an Underground Offsider (entry level) at the Red Chris Mine in northern British Columbia. Working a FIFO rotation of 14-shifts on and 14-shifts off. Reporting to the Underground Supervisor, the Underground Offsider is responsible for assisting the mining team to achieve the daily targets while working closely with the underground operators, ensure all tasks are meeting safety standards, targets and deadlines to maximize productivity and profitability. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Demonstrate commitment to adhere to all Mine site safety rules, procedures and regulations, while ensuring the safety of others Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of Barminco Collect, deliver and ensure all necessary materials are delivered as and when required Assist Jumbo Operator to build ground support and perform boring operations underground such as the installation of rock bolts and mesh Set up headings for providing ground support using mesh, split sets, and resin bolts Observe experienced workers to gain and increase knowledge of methods, procedures, and performance standards; attain necessary skills to assist jumbo operator as required; Assists with face preparation for drilling; Assist with installation of ground support; Coupling and decoupling of jumbo power cables; Install lifter tube to lifters; Display a high level of standard to housekeeping with LV’s, storage areas underground and work areas; Install mine services and ventilation as required; and Conduct risk assessment of job tasks Record all shift report data correctly and on time (i.e. delays, locations, directions etc.) Document work performed, problems diagnosed, pre checks on all equipment and machinery used in the day and all other required paperwork Immediately report problems/failures that may impact the team, or the company, to your Shift Supervisor Maintain and demonstrate a professional and courteous relationship with employees, subcontractors, the client and all other personnel Practice good general housekeeping in the work area and equipment at all times. Understand and comply with all PPE requirements in work areas Other duties may be assigned by your Supervisor, as required Skills and Experience: Previous underground mining experience would be preferred; Maintain a valid Driver’s License; manual transmission experience an asset; Self motivated and energetic - Enjoys hard work and highly physical roles; Sound planning, time management and organisational skills; To attend all designated rostered days, punctuality with shift start times, timely commencement of work activities. Arrive fit for work every rostered shift; Willingness to be flexible and work in other roles. Team work, willingness to cooperate with and learn from the team is a must. The ability to work both independently and within a team in a fast-paced, cross-cultural environment with high degree of professionalism and self-motivation is essential Proven ability to recognize and follow verbal and written instructions Able to effectively prioritize workload to ensure deadlines are met Must have good radio etiquette and strong communications skills Eagerness to learn and grow; and Ability to pass a Pre employment medical and drug/alcohol test Work Conditions Ability to do shift camp work on a rotational basis (dayshift/nightshift), typically the rotations are 2 weeks on site (12-hours), followed by 2 weeks off – working statutory holidays as they fall within the rotation While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to communicate, sit, stand, walk, climb, reach, push/pull, manipulate objects and work in awkward positions Duties may involve moving materials weighing up to 50 pounds Manual dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required Extreme weather conditions Noise level in the work environment is moderate to high 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 competitive wages, no-wait extended health and dental benefits, charter travel from various hubs, camp accommodations and meals. We also offer a matching RRSP program after a 3-month waiting period. NOTE: Selected candidates will have to successfully complete a pre-employment Fit for Duty medical which includes alcohol and drug screening. Please tell us in your application, if you are a member of the Tahltan Nation. Please include copies of your valid Trade Certifications and all other valid tickets you may have that are relevant to the role you are applying for. We look forward to reviewing your application, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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