Underground Miner - Development

Winnemucca, NV posted on April 17

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Company Description

American Mining and Tunneling, LLC (AMT) provides superior expertise and quality services to the mining industry, ranging from beginning stage exploration to the end of mine life reclamation. Industry leading equipment combined with experienced technical operational management contributes greatly to our reputation for practical and innovative performance that results in the successful completion of complex, challenging mine development and construction projects. Our commitment to maintaining the highest safety standards and qualified personnel gives us the ability to meet deadlines and accounts for the fact that so many successful Mines have chosen AMT.

Job Description

Underground production and development miners drill, blast, operate mining machinery, and perform related duties to extract ore in underground mines and to construct tunnels, passageways to facilitate mining operations. They are employed by metal and non-metallic mineral underground mines and by specialized contractors in mine construction, and tunneling.

Underground Miner – Development performs some or all of the following duties:


  • Ability to obtain a BATF Possessor clearance
  • Handle explosives properly
  • Utilize a twenty-scale and read cut sheets/maps
  • Ability to operate a Single & Two Boom jumbo
  • Ability to understand different rock types and blasting procedures to minimize over-break
  • Ability to understand and utilize back-sites to properly follow line and grade
  • Ability to operate a mechanized bolter
  • Ability to understand and follow ground support plans
  • Ability to understand dewatering systems
  • Perform a full development cycle
  • Be responsible for directing muck haul and organizing activities with the purpose of reaching daily and weekly production goals
  • Perform all duties of the UG Miner – Truck Driver and UG Miner – Equipment Operator
  • Perform other duties as assigned



Minimum qualifications include:

  • Will be determined by position of experience as an Underground Miner
  • Must pass pre-employment Drug Screen
  • Must pass physical examination
  • Be able to obtain a BATF possessor clearance
  • Be able to work rotating shifts i.e. graveyard/swing shifts
  • Current Underground MSHA
  • Willing to travel

AMT offers:

  • Competitive wages with bonus
  • Medical, RX, Dental, Vision
  • 401k Profit Sharing with matching contribution
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance
  • Short- & long-term disability plans
  • FSA program

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