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Drill & Blast Supervisor - Christmas Creek 2

Location: WA Posted Date: January 2, 2013
Employer: To view company name. See instructions below Apply By: February 1, 2013
Employer Job Id: CareerMine Job Id: 885515
Macmahon is a leading Australian contract mining and construction company with major projects throughout Australia and in New Zealand, Asia, Mongolia and Africa.

Macmahon has been named preferred contractor to deliver open cut mining services for the expansion of Fortescue Metals Group's Christmas Creek iron ore mine. The five year contract will see Macmahon commence operations immediately, with full production to be achieved by mid-2013.

We are seeking skilled people to work on this exciting new project, with an immediate start available for most roles. Macmahon offers competitive rosters with fly-in-fly-out direct to the project location.

We are currently seeking experienced Drill and Blast Supervisors to join the team on this new project.

You will be responsible for
  • Ensuring drill and blast activities are performed with a strict adherence to all safety policies
  • Providing leadership to the drill and blast team
  • Supervising drill and blast activities including costs and ensuring ongoing continuous improvement through drill and blast operations
  • Supervising the trialing of different drill and blast consumables to assist the increase of productivity and omtimisation of cost
  • Supervision of all shots to ensure adherence to safety and procedures
  • Drill and blast reconciliation
To be successful in this position you will require;
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety
  • Minimum of 3 years supervision experience across drill and blast within large open pit mining operations
  • Supervised, motivated and coordinated Drill and Blast teams to deliver against agreed objectives
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Current Shotfirers Licence and Dangerous Goods Security Card
  • Current valid Australian drivers licence
If successful you will enjoy;
  • Long-term career prospects
  • Great new camp facilities
  • Simple transport from airport to site
  • Training and up skilling opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Working in a safe and efficient operation
If you are interested in this position then APPLY NOW and look forward to working on this expanding operation with Macmahon.