Blast Helper - Mining

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Location: Eureka, NV, United States
Job ID: R5076
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

You are a mining Blast Helper who takes pride in safe work practices. You will be instrumental in aiding with the planning, layout, loading, and set-up for blast patterns. If you are a driven individual, who continuously looks for opportunities to learn and grow, this position is for you!

We are looking for people to join our safety culture and to grow their career with us.

Develop your mining experience with Ledcor in Nevada, United States.

With our vast long-term projects in multiple locations across Nevada and into California, we are continuously growing. Learn more about Ledcor here.

Hear more from our mining team here.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform tasks on the blasting crew, under the direct supervision of the Lead Blaster
  • Assists in completing the loading, tie-in, and detonation of the blast patterns to ensure timely and safe blasts in accordance with safety codes
  • Complete production reporting and other documentation as required
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with other team members
  • Be a leader of both safety and production for the team by ensuring compliance with all company, client, and legislated policies and safety procedures


  • Previous mining experience is preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervisor
  • Current MSHA p. 48 metal/non-metal is preferred
  • Must have valid photo identification
  • Successful completion of pre-employment, drug, alcohol and physical capability testing
  • Successful completion of criminal background check
  • Must be able to arrange own accommodations, various options available in Eureka, Ely, or nearby RV parks

Work Conditions:

  • Monday-Thursday schedule, 12-hour day shifts
  • Ability to work overtime may be required
  • Employee benefits package and 401k plan participation offered after 60 days of continuous employment

Additional Information:

Company Description

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!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.

All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Date Posted
Feb 15, 2021

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51 South Main Street, Eureka, NV, United States