Drill and Blast Supervisor

Dyno Nobel - St. John's, NL (27 days ago)

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Job Brief

This is an in the field, hands on position. To support the Drill and Blast Operations, to have a direct report supporting the Regional Managers.

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in the Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the Regional Operations Manager of the East and West, you will be the expert in supporting the Drill and Blast Operations, to have a direct report supporting the Regional Managers. You will be responsible for overseeing and managing on blast and other operational activities within the region. Other duties will include:

Implement Dyno Nobel Blasting SOPs/ExMS
Compile blast reports (paper and electronic) for Regional Manager
Blast planning: Blast layout, drill accuracy, shot timing, shot video, face profile, vibration monitoring and bore hole deviation
Use of all Blast support hardware and software, such as seismographs, face profiler, survey equipment, GPS, video camera/editing, boretrack
Assist with blast site hazard assessments to ensure the blast site is a safe work environment for all involved.
Communicate all relevant information to the blast crew, including a review of the hazard assessment through the safety tailgate meeting.
Ensure that all equipment to be used in that operation is in good operating condition
Ensure that all regulations, both federally (TDG, Explosives Act, Bulk Regulations, WHIMIS) and provincially (Blasting Safety and OH&S Regulations) are adhered to within the operation with regards to personnel workings, product storage, and product transportation.
Ensuring that company policies, safe work practices, hazard analysis, and standard operating procedures are up-to-date and followed by the employees.
Inventory management for Class 1 magazines within the Region

What We’re Looking For:
Completion of high school (Grade 12) or extensive experience in the related fields.
Post-secondary education related to Drilling, Blasting, Mining, Mineral resources or Surveying considered an Asset.
Must have good knowledge of MS Office, knowledge of SAP also an asset
Ability to operate specialty equipment for specific measurements required in this field.
Ability to communicate effectively in the terminology related to the field in the form of verbal and written reports.
A positive professional and courteous attitude is an asset when dealing with customers on a daily basis.
Good physical condition is required with the ability to repeatedly handle 25 kilogram units
Clean driving record, use of respirator, pass Drug and Alcohol Test, pass Miners Medical, obtain security clearance (background check) for handling explosives
Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player

What We Offer:
Paid vacation time + paid holidays
Health Care + Life insurance + AD&D
RRSP + RPP (after 1 year of continuous employment)
Employee Assistance Program
Friendly and supportive coworkers

Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises

Women and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.