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Maclean Bolter

Lake Shore Gold

Full-Time • Timmins Region

About the Organization

Lake Shore Gold, a subsidiary of Pan American Silver, is located in Timmins, Ontario. The Timmins West mine is located approximately 18 kilometers west of Timmins, Ontario, one of the world’s most prolific gold camps. Mineralization is associated with the Porcupine-Destor fault system within the Abitibi greenstone belt. The Timmins West mine is comprised of the Timmins deposit, the Thunder Creek deposit, and the 144 Gap deposit. All three deposits are interconnected by underground drifts.

The Timmins West mine is located approximately 18 kilometres west of Timmins, Ontario, one of the world’s most prolific gold camps. Mineralization is associated with the Porcupine-Destor fault system within the Abitibi greenstone belt. The Timmins West mine is comprised of the Timmins deposit, the Thunder Creek deposit, and the 144 Gap deposit. All three deposits are interconnected by underground drifts.

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About Timmins, Ontario

Timmins is a vibrant community of 45,000 residents that is a central hub for Northeastern Ontario. People can enjoy recreational activities such as camping, world class fishing, nature, and snowmobile trails. Direct flights to Toronto are available at the local airport via multiple carriers. There are many support networks in the community including the local Timmins and District Hospital, local sports leagues for children and adults (hockey, baseball, basketball, etc.), golf courses, both cross country and downhill ski resorts, a community pool, and many other community events that provide entertainment throughout the year - fairs, carnivals, concerts, and more!

About the Opportunity

We are looking to hire Maclean Bolters to join our team at the Timmins West Mine in Timmins, ON., on a full-time basis.

The schedule is 5-5-4, 10 hr shifts rotating days and nights each week.

In this role, you must be capable of operating a jackleg and/or stopper. You will be knowledgeable in all aspects of mining operations such as Drift, Ramp, and Construction mining. You will be a self-motivated individual with excellent leadership and communication skills. You will have experience in mucking development rounds; loading trucks; Jumbo drill experience; bolting with Jackleg and/or Stoper; assisting with prepping the face for drilling; installing services in development headings and loading rounds. Experience with the use of single and/or multiple boom-jumbo operations would be considered an asset.


Reporting to the Underground Supervisor, the Maclean Bolter will have the following responsibilities:


• Operate Jackleg and/or stoper.
• Assisting with prepping the face for drilling
• Inspect existing underground headings
• Identify and rectify unsafe conditions in underground headings
• Install and repair services in underground development headings and loading rounds.
• Drill holes using mechanized bolting equipment
• Keep track of all work progress and communicate to supervisors and cross shifts status of the workplace
• Perform pre-operational inspections on equipment
• Other duties as assigned

Please note that this role requires relocation to the Timmins area and is not a camp-based position.

More About You

While our ideal candidate has the following qualifications, we welcome applicants who may not meet every criterion to apply.

The following will be critical to successfully performing this role:


• 5 to 10 years of related mining experience
• Proven work experience in the safe operation of a Jumbo along with Specialty Common Core Modules
• Practice good housekeeping
• Be committed to safety
• Basic UG Hard Rock Common Core
• Previous experience bolting with jackleg/stoper
• Previous experience/knowledge in mucking development rounds and loading trucks
• Previous experience operating single and/or multiple boom jumbo
• Ability to comprehend engineering prints
• Excellent leadership and communication skills


As our ideal candidate, you are a motivated team player, and above all, you demonstrate compliance with all health and safety regulations.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication you can expect to receive a competitive hourly salary, as well as the following benefits:

  • Relocation assistance for eligible positions
  • Mine Performance Plan Incentive (bonus)
  • Company-paid extended medical, prescription, dental, and vision benefits
  • Wellness Spending Account
  • Company-paid pension plan with 8% company contribution
  • Basic life/accidental life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 80 hours paid vacation
  • Paid pregnancy and parental leave

Lake Shore Gold is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and we believe that diversity and inclusion among our team members is critical to our success. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and all aspects of employment including the decision to hire or promote will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business requirements. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to take the next step toward your career goals with an industry leader - apply now!

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Job Expires: 2024-07-30

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