Underground Long Hole Blaster

Location CA-ON-Dubreuilville, Island Gold Mine
Posted Date 1 week ago(10/03/2018 11:02 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Miner:Underground-Mina:subterránea-Madenci - Yeralti
Reporting Manager Role
Mine Supervisor


Reporting to the Mine Captain and Underground Supervisor, the Long Hole Blaster is responsible to complete all required preparation for drilling and blasting while working according to the company’s policies, work procedures and all applicable government legislations ensuring efficient operations within a safety conscious work environment.


  • Required to read prints and accurately identify which holes to load and what length
  • Able to sequence blast using Icons and troubleshoot as required
  • Safely operate scoop to cleanup in stopes
  • Safely blow floors down for cable and production holes
  • Safely operate tractor with basket and forks.
  • Set up bumper blocks for mucking remote
  • Safely operate backhoe for cleaning holes
  • Able to set up water blast and sprays
  • Install vent barricades and remove pipe prior to blasting
  • Safely operate scissor truck
  • Safely drill with jackleg and stoper
  • Install life lines, swing arms, remote stands and bumper block
  • Safely install and strip services


  • Must have full UG common core modules
  • Must be self – motivated, organized and have initiative. Able to work with others.
  • Must be able and qualified to perform all tasks of the position in a safe manner.


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