About Barminco: Barminco Mining Services Canada Ltd. is part of the Perenti Group, Australia's second largest integrated mining services provider.
Growing in 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 globally.
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 new exciting opportunities for Underground Service Crew at the Red Chris Mine in northern British Columbia. Working a FIFO rotation of 14-shifts on and 14-shifts off.
Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the Underground Service Crew is responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing all underground services. The incumbent is expected to adhere to and maintain all company standards and perform duties to the highest levels of safe operation.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Install, maintain, and repair all underground services e.g.: air/water/pump lines (using poly piping), messenger line, ventilation bags, temporary electrical cables, submersible pumps in sumps, pump stations.
Install grout, plate, and tension of cable bolts.
Installing and removing communication equipment, ie Leaky feeder, tele remote comms.
Assist with the construction work; ventilation walls, concrete forming/pouring, pump installations/plumbing.
Safely use hand tools to undertake certain tasks.
Practice good general housekeeping, clean and maintain equipment to a high standard.
Maintain a valid Driver’s License; manual transmission experience an asset
Understand and comply with all PPE requirements in work areas
Other duties may be assigned by your Supervisor, as required
Skills and Experience:
Minimum High School Diploma or equivalency
Preferred; 2-3 years of underground experience working as part of a service crew
Perform other related work as assigned for underground development mining
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 manage time, plan and prioritize workload to ensure support task meet mining requirements.
Must have good radio etiquette and strong communications skills
Eagerness to learn and grow
Ability to do shift camp work on a rotational basis (dayshift/nightshift), typically the rotations are 2 weeks on site (minimum 12-hour days), 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.