Blaster - Mining

Division: Mining
Location: Hawthorne, NV, United States
Job ID: 17309
Job Status: Full Time Temporary


Job Description

Job Status
Full Time Temporary

Job Summary
You are an experienced Blaster, who takes pride in the safe and efficient execution of mine blasting operations.

Join the Ledcor Mining Team in Hawthorne, NV!

  • 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. Ensuring 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 Supervisor - Blasting including reports for production, planning, equipment damage, injury, supplies, status of inventory ordering and outcomes of blasts
  • Conduct weekly magazine inventory counts and inspections
  • Assists in the evaluation of preliminary blast schedules and prepares general conditions reports
  • Other related duties

  • Proven ability to work under deadlines recognizing production targets and the importance of sufficient blasted inventory for continued mining operations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Mine rescue training and experience is an asset
  • Can successfully complete all necessary paperwork legibly and correctly
  • Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol testing
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license
  • MSHA certification is required
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug and alcohol and medical / physical capability requirements

Work Conditions
  • Rotating day shift, 12 hour days
  • Ability to work overtime may be required

Ledcor Mining services reach across the lifespan of a mine, from facility construction, to full-scale contract mining of coal, minerals, or metals, all the way to mine reclamation. Our service offerings are vast-as are the projects we work on.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Ledcor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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