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The Red Lake district is located 180 kilometers north of Dryden about 100 kilometers from the Manitoba border in northwestern Ontario. It spans 42,000 hectares and has produced over 29 million ounces of gold since 1949. Red Lake Gold Mines includes the Red Lake and Campbell underground mining and processing complexes, and Cochenour, a potential new source of ore. The focus at Red Lake is on asset optimization and cost reduction efforts. Continued transition to mechanized mining, bulk mining and material movement automation is expected to result in mining lower grade ore and lower mining costs. Rationalization of the infrastructure is also underway to reduce costs. We are excited to have experienced and qualified team members join our team and our community.  We are located in an area where you will experience the best in Northern lifestyle; past and present. Red Lake is located in the heart of a lake-studded, boreal forest region in Sunset Country. Red Lake is known for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and incredible Canadian fishing in the many freshwater lakes in the area.
Long-Hole Loader/Blaster – RED00002742 (Mine)
Red Lake Gold Mines – Balmertown, ON
Reporting to the Blasting Coordinator, the Long-Hole Loader/Blaster will be responsible for the safe and efficient loading and blasting of long-hole stopes at Goldcorp Red Lake Gold Mines.
  • Work with team members to safely execute mining plans.
  • Report on the quality of drilling.
  • Set up and maintain work headings, ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Participate in safety and production meetings.
  • Strive to meet daily, weekly and monthly production targets.
  • Collaborate with other departments to achieve goals.
  • Work in a healthy work environment with full support, cooperation and commitment to satisfy our operation’s goal of being accident-free.
  • Comply with federal and provincial acts and regulations, and legal requirements.
  • Adhere to all relevant corporate policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma and successful completion of all relevant Common Core training modules.
  • Knowledge of long-hole production mining and practical blasting experience is an asset.
  • Strong understanding of various mining methods and procedures (longhole, cut and fill, development, etc).
  • Familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Mines and Mining Plants.
How to Apply
External candidates must apply online at www.goldcorp.com/careers using the Job Number RED00002742. Resumes received through fax, email or in person will not be accepted. Internal candidates must submit a job application form to Connor Ranger, Human Resources. At this time, candidates referred by recruitment agencies cannot be accepted.  Please note that relocation will not be available to those located within 80 kilometers of Red Lake Gold Mines or for contract positions.  As an equal opportunity employer, Goldcorp is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 
Schedule: Local 7x7, 10.5 hours
(Schedules and hours of work are subject to operational needs and the Company retains its management right to change these with notice).
Date Posted: Monday, July 23rd, 2018
Date Closed: Monday, August 6th, 2018

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