Long Hole Driller

Closing Date
October 20, 2020
Job Location
Red Lake, Ontario
Job Number
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pure talent.

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 Mine Supervisor the successful candidate will work locally on a 2 weeks on and two weeks off rotation. The Long Hole Driller is responsible for the safe operation of the drill including inspections of the drill, maintaining the drill in optimum condition, changing rods, producing holes and moving the drill. The Long Hole Driller will work a two week on and two weeks off schedule to support the overall production and safe target support for the Pure Gold Red Lake Mine team.

The focus of this role will include:

  • Follow safe working practices and site safety guidelines
  • Underground drill site set up
  • Scaling and pre-operation inspection
  • Inserting and pulling rods
  • Conduct drilling as per the longhole drill design as provided by the engineering department using sound drilling practices and techniques
  • Carry out operational maintenance
  • Maintain accurate operating records, including daily drill reports and inventory logs
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous experience of 3 years as an underground long hole driller
  • Certified in the common core program
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent proven team player approach to work
  • Proven safe work approach
  • 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 careers@puregoldmining.ca - those short-listed will be contacted. Please reference Job Number PGM20-0088 and the job title.


This posting closes on October 20, 2020.