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Miner - Underground
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RED00002852 Requisition #
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.
 
Our culture reflects our values, vision and the diverse group of people that Goldcorp employs worldwide. We collaborate with one another to achieve mutual success, we openly communicate with one another to deliver specific messages that drive action and accountability, and engage others by listening and using influencing skills, we plan ahead, track progress and take accountability for achieving safe results and sustainable improvements, we are committed to a safe and healthy workplace and we proactively and willingly build long-term capability of ourselves and others.
 
Reporting to the Underground General Foreman the Long Hole Supervisor will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a drill and blasting crew at Goldcorp Red Lake Gold Mines. The schedule for this role will be 7x7 or 14x14, 10.5 hours, offering a great work/life balance.
 
What you’ll do 
  • Lead and inspire team members to safely execute drilling and blasting plans.
  • Track daily footages, ensure productivity, and quality of drilling.
  • Prioritize work headings, ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Chair daily huddles and monthly safety meetings.
  • Strive to meet daily, weekly and monthly production targets.
  • Develop daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly plans
  • Collaborate with others and network with other departments.
  • 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.
Who you are
  • Secondary School Graduation Diploma with 3 years of directly-related experience, or several years experience working and progressing through various levels of underground mining.
  • Solid background in long hole drilling and blasting practices.
  • Well-developed decision-making and problem-solving abilities.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to work with Microsoft Office programs and navigate and retrieve information from a database.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and commitment to safety.
  • Committed to continuous improvement with a vested interest in developing oneself as well as others around them.
  • Interested in working within a diverse and inclusive environment with enthusiasm to work collaboratively and respectfully to achieve mutual success.
  • Agile, with the ability to focus on priorities and re-align when needed.
  • Clear communicator with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
 
How to Apply
Applications close on Thursday, March 28, 2019.  Please enter Job Number RED00002852 to submit your online application (www.goldcorp.com/careers).  Please ensure that you attach your resume as part of your online application. At this time, we are not accepting candidates referred by recruitment agencies. Internal candidates must submit a job application form to Connor Ranger, Human Resources. 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. 

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