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Miner in Painesville, OH at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

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Job Description

Overview:

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

 

Summary:

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
 

Qualifications
  • 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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