Drill & Blast Superintendent

Dec. 13, 2019, 7 a.m.
Dec. 21, 2019, 11:40 a.m.

About the Role

Reporting to the Manager Mining, we are currently seeking a Superintendent Drill & Blast to provide operational and technical guidance and strong leadership to the drill and blast operational teams. This role will be a dynamic leader with a strong safety focus, and the confidence to lead a high performing and diverse team.  This role has a requirement for a 5/2, 4/3, 9/5 roster however, a flexible work arrangement can be considered depending on the candidate.

Reporting to the Manager Mining Production you will also be responsible for the following:

Accountability for safety, productivity, compliance and cost

Develop, grow and enable your team of skilled and capable drill and blast operators.

Management of high value product and service contracts

Managing performance outcomes for the team

Resolving resourcing and scheduling issues to deliver the plan

Providing input into all planning horizons

Manage statutory obligations

Analyze variances, trends, risks and opportunities across shifts, highlighting operational performance issues to management

Drive and enable continuous improvement and challenge the status quo

About You

Technically competent in blast techniques and understanding of blast management procedures

Demonstrated ability in leading and inspiring teams

Excellent verbal communication and leadership skills, with the ability to mentor and develop others

C Class manual driver’s license  

Quarry Manager’s certificate is desirable but not a must

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