Trades-Tech

Mines Assistant

Duties

  • Operating machines;
  • Assisting workers to extract geological materials, using hand tools and equipment;
  • Helping to extract craft workers, such as earth drillers, blasters and explosives workers, derrick operators, and mining machine operators and monitoring equipment operation during the extraction process;
  • Supplying equipment or cleaning work areas;
  • Collecting geological matter, using hand tools and testing devices;
  • Signalling workers to start extraction;
  • Repairing automotive and drilling equipment;
  • Delivery and set-up of materials, devices and machine parts, using hand tools;
  • Loading materials into gas or well hole, or equipment; and
  • Dismantling and extracting excavation material and equipment.

Skills Required

  • Enjoy practical and manual activities;
  • Aptitude for mechanical equipment operation;
  • Able to tolerate physically demanding work, including shift work;
  • Willing to work within occupational health and safety rules; and
  • Age limits may apply.

Salary

$50,000 - $90,000