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Licensed Blasters

Electronic Initiation and Surface Mining Blaster, Experienced

Scope:

  • Full Time – Typically Monday thru Friday, however, overtime may be required

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Participate in all safety meetings held while on site at customer facilities, conduct tailgate meetings daily
  • Act as company representative
  • Direct communication with Director of Operations and Customer Quarry Management
  • Pre-use inspection of equipment daily
  • Track and renew all county permits required for locations of operation
  • Communication with Mechanics on equipment condition
  • Preserve and utilize all provided Personal Protective Equipment provided, as well as radios and vehicles

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Leads the blasting team in preparation of drill patterns for blasting based on loading instructions received from Supervisor-Blasting
  • Organizes, directs, and implements safe practices for the blast crew to complete blast pattern loading. Ensures instructions are clearly communicated and understood by all members of the blast crew
  • Complete loading and detonation of blast patterns in a productive manner to ensure timely, safe blasts in accordance with Company Policy and Procedures, and expected industry safeguards and standards
  • Provision of timely and complete reports to Blasting Supervisor including reports for: production, planning, equipment damage, injury, supplies, status of inventory ordering, and outcomes of blasts
  • Assists in the evaluation of preliminary blast schedules and prepares general conditions reports
  • Other related duties
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