Lake Shore Gold is located in Timmins, Ontario, a vibrant community of 45,000 residents that is a central hub for Northeastern Ontario. In Timmins, people can enjoy recreational activities such as camping, world class fishing, nature, and snowmobile trails. Direct flights to Toronto are available at the local airport via multiple carriers. There are many support networks in the community including the local Timmins and District Hospital, local sports leagues for children and adults (hockey, baseball, basketball, etc.), golf courses, both cross country and downhill ski resorts, a community pool, and many other community events that provide entertainment throughout the year (fairs, carnivals, concerts, etc.).
The Timmins West mine is located approximately 18 kilometres west of Timmins, Ontario, one of the world’s most prolific gold camps. Mineralization is associated with the Porcupine-Destor fault system within the Abitibi greenstone belt. The Timmins West mine is comprised of the Timmins deposit, the Thunder Creek deposit, and the 144 Gap deposit. All three deposits are interconnected by underground drifts.
We are currently recruiting for: Longhole Driller
In this position, you will be responsible for receiving the daily crew line up, completing pre-op checks and check sheets as required; inspecting the work place and eliminating and correcting any hazards by following all prints and drilling instructions provided by the Engineering Department. Duties will include, but are not limited to, prepping the work place, clean and ream holes, drill production holes for long hole stopes, drill service holes as requested, install or take down services and vent and operate equipment as required.
Salary & Benefits
• Competitive Wages
• Relocation Assistance
• Medical and Prescription Benefits
• Dental Plan
• Vision Coverage
• Company Paid Pension Plan
• Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability Coverage
• Employee Assistance Program
• Paid Vacation
• Mine/Mill Performance Plan Incentives
• Perfect Attendance Rewards
• Paid Pregnancy and Parental Leave
Location: Timmins West Mine – Timmins ON
Rotation: 5-5-4 Rotation, 10-hour shifts
• Previous experience in all aspects of long hole drilling would be considered an asset
• Practice good housekeeping
• Be committed to safety
• Basic UG Hard Rock Common Core is required
• Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada
To express your interest in this position please forward your resume to:
Lake Shore Gold
P.O. Box 1067
Lake Shore Gold is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and we believe that diversity and inclusion among our team members is critical to our success. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and all aspects of employment including the decision to hire or promote will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business requirements. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.