Blasting Technician

Jan. 15, 2020, 6:02 a.m.
Feb. 13, 2020, 11:14 a.m.

About the Role:

We currently have 2 x Technician - Blasting opportunies within our Queensland Coal business. The location of the role is flexible in any area of QLD, as the Technicians - Blasting will operate on a 'back to back' 8days on, 6 days off roster. The primary purpose of these roles will be to provide field support with a strong emphasis on blast design and EBS support. 

Typically our Blasting Technicians are proven and advanced level senior shotfirers who are now ready to take their careers in a technical direction. Our Blasting Technicians are the face of our company, and assist our customers and operations teams by providing technical expertise and input on blasting on a variety of client mine sites. They play a key role in optimising and revolutionising the way our customers mine, and play an important role in bringing our technology to life on our customer sites all over the world.

What you will be doing:

Managing technical blasting projects to deliver value to our customers;

Working with our customers to prioritise projects whilst utilising our global network of experts to deliver these projects;

Developing long-term partnerships with Orica's customers

Supporting our customer's blasting technical requirements;

Managing our customer technical relationship and managing your time to engagement and interface with key sites;

Taking accountability for delivering outstanding results;

Continually improving your technical expertise in our products and services.

What you will bring:

Proven advanced level practical shotfiring experience (5+ years) and/or Degree qualification Mining Engineering or a related discipline;

Solid technical experience in drill & blast, preferably within varied sites and environments in surface mining;

Solid understanding of mining, including the cost & profit mechanisms of open pit mining;

An ability to work autonomously, and with limited direction as well as part of a tightly functioning team;

Experience in managing environmental conditions including vibration, fume, dust and noise for neighbouring towns and properties;

Commitment to partnering with customers and your team, always accountable for your actions;

A mindset to always looks for better ways to deliver value.

What’s on offer:

A key role with a company truly committed to being at the forefront of technology innovation;

Real opportunities to grow in a diverse, inclusive and truly global business

A culture that values excellence and welcomes big ideas;

The potential for you to develop a flexible career path and access tailored training and competitive rewards;

And finally, as part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity - paid family leave and flexible work to support you at different stages of your career.

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