Underground Miner - Jackleg

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 equipment, 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 – Jackleg performs some or all of the following duties:

• Ability to obtain a BATF Possessor clearance
• Handle explosives properly
• Install ground support with a Jackleg along with knowledge of reading ground conditions
• Complete a mining cycle (i.e., muck, bolt, drill, load rounds, blast, utility installment)
• Ability to understand and follow Geo Control in production drifts to maximize efficiency and reduce dilution
• Ability to understand different rock types and blasting procedures to minimize over-break
• Ability to understand and utilize line and grade lines.
• Ability to understand and follow ground support plans
• Ability to understand dewatering systems
• Perform all duties of the UG Miner – Truck Driver and UG Miner – Equipment Operator
• Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications include:
• TBD by position of experience as an Underground Miner required
• 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
• Willing to travel
• Current Underground MSHA

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