Production Miner

$16.79 - $20.00 hourly
  • Detroit Salt Company L C
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Apr 28, 2021
Full time Skilled Labor

Job Description

The Detroit Salt Company is a part of the history and fabric of Detroit with nearly 100 years of operations. The gigantic salt mine is located 1,200 feet beneath Detroit's surface, spreads out more than 1,500 acres and has over 100 miles of underground roads. The mine-shaft opening is located at 12841 Sanders Street in Detroit, Michigan.

Detroit Salt Company are hiring Production Miners. This position is responsible for many tasks in the furtherance of Company goals. The selected candidate will operate mobile equipment and related mining equipment for the surface & underground mine.

Job Summary

Detroit Salt Company are hiring Production Miners.  This position is responsible for many tasks in the furtherance of Company goals. The selected candidate will operate mobile equipment and related mining equipment for the surface & underground mine.  This person will perform all assigned tasks and instructions safely and competently.  Ensure that the machinery and safety equipment are in good working order, and maintain a high standard of housekeeping in their workplace.  This is a full-time position with excellent benefits such as vacation time, insurance package and 401(k) plan, along with eligibility for monthly bonuses.   

Responsibilities & Accountability

  • Work safely, responsibly and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations. Is alert to hazards and changing conditions on all mine property.
  • Perform tasks of substantial variety or complexity, which require knowledge of processing techniques, tools, materials, machines and equipment relative to salt mining.
  • Operate equipment and perform other duties in mining and plant functions.
  • Perform daily equipment checks, minor service maintenance and assist in equipment repairs under supervision of mechanic.
  • Must be able to cross-train and multi-task with varied skill-sets and functions.
  • Communicate with supervisor and others as warranted, regarding the safe completion of assigned tasks. Communicate with management any situation that may affect safety of any employee or other issues that affect production or quality of product.
  • Inspect finished work and ensures required specifications are met.
  • Inspect and perform daily routine housekeeping as necessary to ensure a clean and safe work area.
  • Completes assigned paperwork accurately & reporting during and at the end of shift. Keeps accurate records of mining data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • High school diploma/ GED preferred.
  • Prefer demonstrated mechanical and electrical skills.
  • Must have demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to self and coworkers; promote a safe workplace.
  • Must be able to wear steel-toed shoes and safety glasses.
  • Must be able to speak, comprehend, and read English.
  • Must be able to work safely in varying temperatures in production/warehouse workplace and outside year round.
  • Must be able to attend work on a regular schedule.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25+ pounds regularly.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.