What type of miner are you and how long have you been mining?
School of Hard Rock. 30 years.
What makes or breaks a job's success from your experience?
The Leadership makes or breaks the project. Gotta treat people the way you want to be treated. Miners are a family!!!
Do you have any routine hacks, productivity hacks, or mindset hacks that make your job go better?
A clean and tidy work area is a safe and productive work area!!! Gotta keep a positive attitude no matter the situation everyday!!! My mindset hack being in management is to treat your employees with respect get to know them and their families but also hold them accountable for their actions.
What advice would you give a miner just starting out?
Work hard and jump in to help anyone without having to be told to.
What are the top 2-5 most important skills to build a successful mining career?
Hard work , Good communication,
People skills , Show up early and stay late. Give a 110%.
My Grandpa used to tell me when I was starting out in mining that we are the only profession in the world that works all day to clean and repair his office (heading) and blow it up at the end of the day everyday. So take pride in what you do everyday!!
Mining either you love it or it’s not for you. 👏