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Miner in Painesville, OH at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 9/26/2019

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Morton Salt Fairport Mine is actively recruiting candidates for the position of miner.


Morton Salts objective is to train, coach, and encourage applicants into becoming safe, productive miners



As directed, performs a variety of tasks from unskilled to skilled and is the labor pool from which additional or vacant bid jobs are filled on a daily, weekly or longer basis.

Responsibilities Morton Salt will train successful applicants to conduct all mining activities and service infrastructure tasks including but not limited to:

  • Work Place Exemptions, Safe Work Place Practices, Hazard and Risk Identification in a Underground Mining Atmosphere
  • Hazard Corrections in a Underground Mining Atmosphere including notification barriers, correct method of Lock Out Tag Out Try Out, and many more safety policy and procedures.
  • Operations of Underground Mining Equipment including but not limited to LHD’s, Underground Utility Rigs, Clean Up Loaders, Face Drills, and Scalers
  • Hand Operational Tasks included but not limited to Scaling, Jacklegs, Stopers, High Voltage Cable installations, Mine Conveyor Installations, and Manual Cleaning Task

  • High school degree or equivalent educational experience;
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 65 pounds
  • Positive attitude and work ethic
  • Must be able to work at heights in excess of 20 feet
  • Must be able to wear approximately 20-30 pounds of safety gear for duration of shift
  • Must be able to complete shift durations from 8 to 12 hours in an 85F environment while completing manual labor.
  • Must be able to apply for an ATF license through Morton Salt; obtain a shot firer’s certification from the State of Ohio within 2 years’ time and maintain the certification thereafter.
  • Able to work independently and as an active member of a team
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Prior experience with heavy equipment is a positive but due to specific nature mining equipment not required.


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