Barminco Hemlo - Scoop Operator 1

3 Apr 2024
Barminco Canada

Barminco forms part of the Perenti Group, a diversified global mining services company. Barminco can offer you opportunities to take your career to the next level as one of the world's largest hard-rock underground mining companies, with operations in Australia and across the globe. The Perenti Group operates across a wide range of mining sectors and offers unique career progression opportunities.


The Opportunity:
Barminco Mine Services Canada Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for a Scoop Operator 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 operating loading units underground. 


More specifically, our Scoop Operator will:
•    Muck development headings and stockpiles (manual and remote)
•    Load trucks with ore or waste
•    Keep all working areas and travel ways free of debris, and potential hazards 
•    Assist with other mine services as required
•    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
•    Underground Common Core and specialty modules
•    Minimum 3 years’ experience working underground
•    Previous experience mucking with Atlas Copco, Sandvic and/or Cat loading units is an asset
•    Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
•    Must have good radio etiquette and strong communications skills
•    Be flexible and willing to assist with a variety of tasks as required
•    Ability to learn new tasks quickly
•    Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment 

What we offer:
Barminco Mine 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.  We look forward to reviewing your application, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.