Rambler Metals & Mining


Position: Jumbo Operator Apply

Date Posted: Oct 22, 2018
Deadline for Submissions: not specified


We are currently looking to fill a Jumbo Operator Positionin our Mine Department, reporting directly to the Front Line Mine Supervisors and Mine Superintendent.The successful candidates should have a minimum of five years demonstrable experience, including:

Technical Competencies:

  • Drilling and bolting of incline, decline, drift and mass excavation
  • Charging of blast holes & sequencing their firing
  • Read and follow worksheets and drill patterns
  • Familiar with hard rock mining techniques

Essential Criteria:

  • Physically fit and have excellent manual handling skills and be able to handle heavy tools and equipment
  • Safety & goal oriented
  • Good communication skills

 Duties and Responsibilities:


·         Obtains required tools and bits from tool crib or designated area.

·         Refuels, checks coolant and engine and hydraulic oils, lubricates all points and completes standard daily check forms and drives equipment to and from work area.

·         Visually inspects, sounds, scales and washes down work area, checks for bootlegs and missed holes, flags lifters, adds or repairs vent tubing.

·         Extends grade and centre line, marks face for drilling and circles bootlegs, maintains hanging wall and foot wall control in conjunction with geologist.

·         Operates and positions drill unit, plugs in power supply, connects water supply, manipulates controls to position booms and to drill.

·         Operates jackleg and/or stoper drilling as needed. 

·         Determines location, spacing, depth and inclination of holes.

·         Performs minor repairs, such as changing striker bars, couplings, water tubes and hose clamps.

·         Sets up and dismantles small air operated pump.

·         Completes daily log books on equipment and submits written and verbal reports to supervisor.

·         Reports any unusual occurrences.

·         Loads, primes, times, connects and tests blasting circuit.

·         Places guards at all entrances to the blast, blasts according to project standards and removes guards after blasting.

·         Maintains working area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.



The individual will have the authority and responsibility for maintaining a safe and efficient working environment. He or she must follow company safety and health standards and report any unsafe acts or conditions to his or her supervisor. The individual is responsible for the use of all safety equipment, i.e., lanyards, warning signs and labeling, according to company rules and applicable legislation. He or she is also responsible to ensure proper use of personal protective equipment.


Rambler Metals and Mining Canada Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer encouraging applications from all qualified individuals, committed to providing employees with competitive compensation that reflects individual contribution, performance and the markets in which we compete for talent. We thank all applicants for their interest and we will inform all individuals of the results of the job posting. We are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. Information provided will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.