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Control Room Technician

Miner - Underground
BOR00000184 Requisition #
The Borden project is located near Chapleau, Ontario, approximately 160 kilometers west of Timmins. The project has the potential to further enhance the long-term economics of PGM. A pre-feasibility study has been completed to determine the optimization of a combined Borden-Porcupine operation. An Advanced Exploration permit has been received in April 2017 and the construction of a ramp was initiated at the Borden mine site. This will allow for an extraction of a 30,000 ton bulk sample and provide an underground platform for exploration drilling of a deposit that still remains open at depth and laterally. 
Control Room Technician
Borden Gold Project – Chapleau, ON
The Control Room Technician (CRT) is responsible for the management of multiple site automation systems. Duties include (but not limited too): underground ventilation (VOD System), blasting process, underground pumping systems, surface discharge to environment, control of CRF plant, management of power consumption, fixed equipment, tele-operation, equipment monitoring, site camera and gate monitoring.  The CRT will collect and analyze all data recorded by the HMI (Human Machine Interface).
  • Promote a safe and healthy work site environment, utilizing the control room and the data collected by the HMI and cameras.
  • Collecting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings - Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Provide site wide emergency management (releasing stench gas, contacting management team, notifying appropriate emergency agencies and mobilizing emergency equipment)
  • Manage warning alarms generated by various monitoring systems and notify the responsible parties
  • Participate in the creation of procedures and initiate the Enablon files during incidents and accidents
  • Effectively manage the ventilation system (VOD), including all gas clearing requirements.
  • Ensure procedures and policies are followed during all blasting activities (underground tag board monitoring, starting/shutting down of fans, opening/closing of ventilation controls)
  • Coordinate return to work following gas clearing, workplace closures and emergency shut downs 
  • Oversee the operation of all tele-operation processes (mucking, long-hole drilling, AGS clearing, hammer, and winch).
  • Track the mobile equipment fleet location and status using Imagine Software. Create work orders for emergency repairs and operator reported equipment deficiencies. (SAP notification)
  • Maintain records for the control room, utilize the data to analyze various systems and promote continuous mine improvement.
  • Assist with ordering equipment and tools for underground work, respecting the prescribed deadlines.


  • College Diploma in mining/ mineral technology
  • Mine Supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the underground mining sector
  • Underground Common Core
  • Exceptional computer skills
How to Apply
Applications close on Sunday, March 25, 2018. To be considered for this role, visit our website at www.goldcorp.com and enter Job Number BOR00000184 to submit your application. As an equal opportunity employer, Goldcorp is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided to support participation in the recruitment process. All properties owned by Goldcorp Ltd. Porcupine Gold Mines are now officially Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc. Please inform your immediate supervisor and Human Resources department if you are applying for an internally posted position.

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