Construction Miner

Closing Date
June 12, 2020
Job Location
Red Lake, Ontario
Job Number
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Be a part of the initial team to grow and operate a regionally significant new underground mine development that is rapidly becoming the future of the iconic Red Lake gold mining district in Ontario, Canada.


Reporting to the Underground Mining Supervisor, the successful candidate will work locally 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off rotation and will safely and efficiently carryout construction mining work all while following safe work procedures to provide overall production and safe target support for the Pure Gold Red Lake Mine team.


The focus of this role will include:

  • Follows safe working practices and site safety guidelines
  • Constructs, erects, installs, maintains and repairs any required structures and fixtures
  • Builds bracing, brattices and other underground passageways
  • Installs timber, steel or other construction materials for back support, ventilation control, backfill infrastructure and other infrastructure
  • Equip service raises with required outfitting for access of men, material and equipment
  • Prepare stopes for backfill including fill fences, fill pipe, mill holes etc.
  • Prepares cost estimates and maintains records for construction materials and work orders
  • Cares for and maintains equipment
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3-4 years’ apprenticeship program or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a construction miner
  • Certified in the common core program
  • Proven safe approach to work
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent proven team player approach to work
  • Valid driver’s license


Pure Gold Red Lake Mine is an equal opportunity employer who appreciates all those interested in working on this exciting project.


Please apply by sending your resume to - those short-listed will be contacted. Please reference Job Number PGM20-0020 and the job title.


This posting closes on June 12, 2020.