Cementation Canada
  • 19-Nov-2019 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Raise Boring
  • CAN
  • Full Time

Date Posted: November 19, 2019
Department:  Raise Boring
Reports to:  Raise Boring Supervisor
Vacancies: 1 position
Language of Work: English
Location:  Various locations across Canada 

Corporate Office
590 Graham Drive
North Bay ON P1B 7S1

North Bay Shop
25 Legault Street
North Bay ON P1B 8Z4

Sudbury Office
4 Walford Road
Sudbury ON P3E 2H4

Toronto Office
4711 Yonge St., 10th Floor
North York ON M2N 6K8

Project Site Locations:
Flin Flon MB R8A 0C6
Yellowknife NT X1A 2N8
Matachewan ON P0K 1M0 

Timmins ON P4N 5W4
Stormont NS B0H 1J0

Dubreuilville ON P0S 1B0
Englishtown NS B0C 1H0

Onaping ON P0M 2R0
Bathurst NB E2A 3Z1

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent hours vary by work location (minimum 40 hours per week), overtime may be required, early morning, morning, day time, evening, shift work, weekend, nights

Wages & Benefits: $34/hour (based on a 40-hour work week); extended medical, dental, vision care, life insurance, disability, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, diagnostic and treatment support services, employee and family assistance program, and company matching RRSP program

Pre-employment Requirements: drug and alcohol test, medical fitness assessment, x-ray, pulmonary function test, and audiogram

Application Deadline: Until Filled


About Cementation Canada: 

You feel passionate about what you do. You made the right decision choosing your career path. The question is, are you in the right place? Is your full potential being realized, are you continuing to develop expertise in your chosen field, and does your passion remain strong? At Cementation we respect experience; we get excited about potential.

Cementation is an underground mine contracting and engineering company. We build mines. Structured to deliver design-build solutions for technically challenging projects, our people build world class shaft sinking and mine development projects. Our work requires a team approach where respect is expected and innovation is encouraged as long as safety is not compromised.

Being an employer of choice in the mining industry has always been a mainstay of our mission statement, and Cementation is proud to have been selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for seven years. Open the door to new opportunities and grow with us.

 Key Accountabilities:

  • Train new drillers and helpers.
  • Follow an established safety program that includes input from everyone on site.
  • Practice good housekeeping. Make certain the workplace is kept clean, and equipment is serviced and maintained.
  • At all times enforce the use of required PPE.
  • Follow established procedures and best practices.
  • Establish open and honest communication with the client.
  • Work with the client to resolve any and all issues in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the raise drill.
  • Responsible for obtaining the maximum possible quality in any given ground condition, while achieving maximum production with minimal wear and tear on the in hole hardware and maintaining a safe and efficient work environment.
  • Responsible for the general condition of all site equipment and tools. The Driller must follow a preventative maintenance program and ensure the equipment is kept in optimum condition to minimize downtime.
  • Responsible for completing repairs on equipment when required and able to do so.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the raise drill operation. Manage the use of the in hole hardware for optimum performance while maintaining minimal wear and tear.
  • Responsible for complying with all regulations as legislated by local Governments as well as company and client regulation and procedures.
  • Operate all drills and associated equipment in a safe, efficient and productive manner.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work with the crew and be open to any and all communication.
  • Responsible to submit a daily shift report and to fill in the job's log book.
  • Responsible for raise drill and all associated equipment from set up to tear down.
  • Work with the cross-shift and leave the drill as you would like to see it upon beginning your shift.
  • Train new drillers and helpers in safe work methods and drilling techniques to achieve an accident-free workplace.
  • Make suggestions for improvements to equipment that would result in a more efficient, safer or more productive operation.
  • This position has the requirement for frequent travel to project sites and offices refer to the above location list.
  • Travel period may range from one day to several weeks.
  • Travel may include overseas assignments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Critical thinking using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Operation and Control ' Controlling operations of equipment
  • Monitoring gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Active Listening, giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Instructing/Teaching others how to do something.
  • Coordination/Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Speaking/Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Complex Problem Solving/Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making/Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Control Precision with the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Problem Sensitivity with the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Manual Dexterity with the ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Common Core: U0072 is a requirement.
  • 3 to 5 years on long large diameter work, past experience operating a Strata 950.
  • Must have and maintain a valid class G driver's licence.

Cementation Canada Inc.
590 Graham Drive
North Bay ON P1B 7S1
P: 1.705.472.3381
F: 1.705.472.8185
E: hrdepartment@cementation.com

This position is posted on the job bank: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/jobsearch/jobposting/31581391?source=searchresults

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