John S.

Professional with 13+ years in Drift Mining in project and shift management

Canada
English

Primarily Drift Miner with some shaft sinking experience. Have driven both conventional and mechanized trackless drifts/ramps. worked as both a nonworking shiftboss and working shiftboss.

  • Mining & Minerals
  • Engineering
  • Program and Project Management

300

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Jumbo Operator

African Underground Mining Services
1 year
Current position
Sep 2021 - Present
International leader in hard rock underground mining.

Project Superintendent

Thyssen Mining
1 year
Apr 2020 - Aug 2021
Thyssen Mining is a leading innovator in introducing new technology and methods to the mining industry, including the introduction of: roadheaders, electric-hydraulic shaft jumbos and r...see more

Shift Supervisor

Barminco
1 year
Apr 2019 - Apr 2020
Barminco is an international leader in hard rock underground mining, setting industry benchmarks in safety, service and knowledge. Applying proven methods, knowledge and expertise and b...see more

Jumbo Operator/development supervisor

Cementation Canada Inc.
7 months
Aug 2018 - Mar 2019
Jumbo Operator/development supervisor at Cementation Canada.

Jumbo Operator

Cementation Canada Inc.
3 years
Mar 2015 - Aug 2018
Jumbo operator at Cementation Canada.

Shaft Miner

Fortis Mining Ltd
6 months
Sep 2014 - Mar 2015
Fortis Mining Engineering and Manufacturing provides mining, engineering and manufacturing services to the mining and construction industries. Our company has a global focus that offers...see more

Jumbo Operator

Redpath Indonesia
6 months
Jul 2013 - Jan 2014
Drill and blast rounds with axera 6,7 t08 drill jumbos Bolt and Mesh with axera 6,7,t08 bolting jumbos

Supervisor

Fortis Mining Ltd
5 months
Jan 2013 - Jun 2013
Fortis Mining Engineering and Manufacturing provides mining, engineering and manufacturing services to the mining and construction industries. Our company has a global focus that offers...see more

Shifter

VKMason
3 months
Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
Leading mining crew Drill and blast 4.5mx4.5m tunnel for hydro penstock Bolting with sandvik ds510 bolter

Shifter

Procon Mining & Tunnelling Ltd
2 months
May 2012 - Jul 2012
Procon Mining and Tunnelling Ltd. (‘Procon’) has the capacity to build and operate even the most complex mining projects. Founded in 1992 and based in Canada, Procon has successfully de...see more

Jumbo Pperator

redpath
2 months
Jul 2011 - Sep 2011
Worked on Drilling and Blasting top half of 10m x 10m hydro tunnel with 2 boom tamrock axera 7 elec/hyd jumbo

Jumbo Operator

thyssen mining
2 years
Jun 2009 - Jul 2011
Drill Blast with 2 boom tamrock elec/hyd jumbo Bolt with robolter

Shiftboss/Miner

Huakan Mining
4 years
Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Drill Blast 8x8 heading with longtom Lay track 30lb Bolt Drill Blast with air/hyd 3 boom jumbo Bolting with air basket/boom bolter

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Mining & Minerals

Role experience

  • Engineering
  • Program and Project Management