Blast Crew/Shotfirer/MPU Operator

Location: QLD Posted Date: July 17, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 152332AE_149992944718892 CareerMine Job Id: 1367727
  • Competitive Pay Rates
  • Lifestyle Roster
  • Accommodation and meals provided

[Company] is a national and well recognised recruitment organisation and we are always on the lookout for exceptional candidates to work with us. We are currently seeking experienced MPU operators for a major mining client in the Bowen Basin, reputed for its outstanding working environment and exciting job opportunities. The role offers a competitive remuneration package for the right candidate.

About the Position:

  • Predominately Bowen Basin roles
  • Various Rosters
  • Accommodation and meals provided
  • Competitive Pay Rates

About the Role:

  • Calibration and maintenance of a Mobile Processing Unit (MPU)
  • Safe handling and processing of dangerous goods
  • Assist shotfirers as required
  • Responsible for preparation of daily activity reports
  • Dipping Holes
  • Backfilling
  • Load explosives product in holes
  • Help tie up blast patterns
  • General bench work
  • Day to day field operations
  • Transport and delivery of dangerous goods
  • Organising the crew in preparation for blasts and ensuring blasts are managed safely and in compliance with company procedures
  • The role can be physically demanding, working in various extreme weather conditions
  • Ensure housekeeping in magazines, magazine compound, explosive vehicles and work areas is maintained to a high level

Skills Required:

  • Shotfirer licence
  • HR Licence,
  • Dangerous Goods Licence preferable
  • MPU Operation
  • Assisting Shotfirers
  • Blast Crew Competencies

Documentation Required:

  • Coal board medical Section 4
  • Mandatory: QLD Open Cut Shotfirers Licence & S1,2,3
  • Standard 11 Statement of Attainment
  • Current SSAN
  • Passport OR Birth certificate along with Drivers Licence

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