Shotcrete (Nozzle) - Northwest Territories

Mining ProjectsFull TimeYellowknife, NT

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Procon Mining and Tunnelling (Procon) is one of the leading mine development contractors in North America. We are specialized in underground mine development, contract mining, underground excavations, civil tunneling and mining related construction projects. Centered by our people, our company culture is driven on the tenets of integrity, innovation, relationships and performance for our clients, business partners and the communities we work in. As a specialty contractor in a safety-sensitive business, our workforce safety is the foundation for everything we do.


Partnering with Indigenous communities is key to Procon’s continued success. We invest in indigenous partnership solutions that offer mutually beneficial outcomes through economic benefits and capacity building. Moving beyond compliance, we truly value the experience and knowledge brought to our Indigenous partnerships by community leaders and knowledge keepers.


We are looking for a motivated people who are committed to growing their professional career at Procon while gaining valuable knowledge and experience.


Project Details:

Based at our project in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, this will be a 2 week on / 2 week off rotation opportunity.


Position Summary:

As a Shotcrete (Nozzle) on our remote project in the Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, are responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Operate an electric dry shotcrete pump with pre-dampener
  • Operate a remote-controlled telescoping spray arm to apply shotcrete to ground support standards
  • Perform daily checks and maintenance on shotcrete machine
  • Setup, teardown and operation of dry shotcrete machine
  • Operate both telehandler and Getman Hiab flatdeck for hauling and loading dry shotcrete into shotcrete machine
  • Assist in various other development duties including installing services, ventilation, and underground construction

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Experience in hardrock and development mining
  • Experience with dry shotcrete and dry shotcrete pumps (1-2 years minimum)
  • Experience on telehandlers and other underground support equipment
  • ACI Nozzleman Certification preferred
  • Must be prepared to adhere to all legislated regulations and company Health & Safety policies
  • Dependable and able to commit to a 2 week on / 2 week off rotation
  • Positive attitude and enjoys being a proactive member of a high performing team
  • Preference will be given to those who reside in the Northwest Territories
  • Fully Vaccinated in accordance with legislated and client requirements

This position involves frequent air travel to and from the work site. Applicants must meet all legislated requirements for air travel to work at the remote site camp with a work schedule of 14 days on site, 14 days off site. For this safety sensitive position, you will be required to undergo a background check and be required to undergo a substance test and pre-employment testing.


We mine talent and nurture innovation. Our people truly are our strength. At Procon, whether in the field or the office, you’ll be part of a cohesive team and work alongside great people from diverse backgrounds: people who love their work and are inspired to provide solutions to our clients and exceed expectations.


If you share our values and would like to be considered for this meaningful career opportunity, please apply on our career site.


We thank all candidates who apply, however please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.