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Trainee - Explosive Truck and Blast Crew

Advertiser: Action Drill and Blast3.814 out of 53.8 overall rating (43 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
8 Jan 2021
Location
Katherine & Northern Australia
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Mining, Resources & Energy, Mining - Drill & Blast

Trainee - Explosive Truck and Blast Crew


Action Drill & Blast is the leading integrated drilling and blasting contractor in Australia.

We have a positive team culture based on our core values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork and Innovation and we provide our employees with a safe and friendly work environment.

We are currently seeking applications from local Northern Territory residents seeking an opportunity to learn blasting and operation of an explosive truck at our Nathan River Mining Project.

The role is 2 weeks on / 1 week off.

Reporting to the Shotfirer, you will be responsible for the below, with provided training in all activities:

  • Safe operation of the Explosive MPU Truck 
  • Assist the Shotfirer with priming, loading,  stemming,  tying in and firing the prepared blast 
  • Safe handling, storage and handling of explosives
  • Clean and tidy management of the magazines and vehicles
  • Follow instructions of the Shotfirer.

Required:

  • Must be NT local. Charter flight from Darwin to Roper Bar provided
  • Demonstrated fitness for work in a challenging, hot environment
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm to learn new skills and follow instructions
  • A 'team player' attitude and strong work ethic
  • Some previous truck driving experience is advantageous
  • Current Australian 'HR' Licence
  • Willingness to obtain a NT 'Dangerous Goods' Drivers License
  • Provide a National Police Check 

To apply for the position you will need to provide a current resume with at least three contactable referees. Click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your application.


Action Drill & Blast is the leading integrated drilling and blasting contractor in Australia.

We have a positive team culture based on our core values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork and Innovation and we provide our employees with a safe and friendly work environment.

We are currently seeking applications from local Northern Territory residents seeking an opportunity to learn blasting and operation of an explosive truck at our Nathan River Mining Project.

The role is 2 weeks on / 1 week off.

Reporting to the Shotfirer, you will be responsible for the below, with provided training in all activities:

  • Safe operation of the Explosive MPU Truck 
  • Assist the Shotfirer with priming, loading,  stemming,  tying in and firing the prepared blast 
  • Safe handling, storage and handling of explosives
  • Clean and tidy management of the magazines and vehicles
  • Follow instructions of the Shotfirer.

Required:

  • Must be NT local. Charter flight from Darwin to Roper Bar provided
  • Demonstrated fitness for work in a challenging, hot environment
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm to learn new skills and follow instructions
  • A 'team player' attitude and strong work ethic
  • Some previous truck driving experience is advantageous
  • Current Australian 'HR' Licence
  • Willingness to obtain a NT 'Dangerous Goods' Drivers License
  • Provide a National Police Check 

To apply for the position you will need to provide a current resume with at least three contactable referees. Click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your application.

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