Shotfirer Wesfarmers Curragh Mine Blackwater QLD - iMINCO Mining

Dyno Nobel are looking for Shotfirers at Wesfarmers Curragh mine based in Blackwater

Shotfirer – Curragh Mine Blackwater QLD

Shotfirer Wesfarmers Curragh Mine Blackwater QLD

Working at Dyno Nobel provides the opportunity to be a part of an industry leading innovator in the explosives industry. Dyno Nobel, a business of Incitec Pivot Limited, is a global leader in commercial explosives. Due to continued results and world-leading innovation, customers in the mining, quarry, construction, pipeline and geophysical exploration industries choose Dyno Nobel. Dyno Nobel operates in multiple countries and geographies across the globe. Dyno Nobel is the market leader in North America – the largest explosives market in the world – and the second largest supplier in Australia – the third largest explosives market in the world.Due to recent successes at Dyno Nobel they are looking for Shotfirers to join there team at the Wesfarmers Curragh mine based in Blackwater.

Shotfirer Wesfarmers Curragh Mine Blackwater QLD

The Shotfirer is responsible for the safe and efficient implementation of blasting practices to achieve project production targets. This is a fantastic opportunity to utilize your experience in industry and perform on one of their full-service key customers sites.

To ensure success in your application, candidates must have current:

  • At least 2 years operational Shotfiring experience (coal mining)
  • Standard 11 *Standard 11 Training*
  • QLD Shotfirer ticket
  • Dangerous Goods License
  • Coal Board Medical
  • Qld SSAN Security Clearance
  • Heavy Rigid License (desirable)

All candidates must be comfortable working night shifts as well as committing to a fixed term arrangement (with the potential to continue to permanent). The roster at this site is 7/7 and all positions are DIDO.

You will have the ability to work autonomously and assist the site in complying with and improving systems, ensuring a smooth and effortless process. You will be a committed team player with a strong emphasis on safety, customer service and achieving results.

Applications close Tuesday 23rd January 2018.

At the heart of Incitec Pivot’s culture is business excellence and we seek like-minded individuals who treat the business as their own and who strive to challenge and improve the status quo, focusing on improving productivity whilst maintaining zero harm for everyone, everywhere.

The culture of safety is paramount and you will play an integral part in promoting Health Safety & Environment (HSE) procedures to ensure Zero Harm at all times. You will also be familiar with modern safety practices as well as have the ability to pass a pre-employment medical assessment (including a drug and alcohol screen).

They support diversity in the workplace; women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.
Incitec Pivot Limited is a proud member of the Diversity Council of Australia and Male Champions of Change, and holds a State Chair position on the National Association of Women in Operations.

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Learn more about the Bowen Basin mining location.

The Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.

The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.

The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.

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