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
As the Blaster, you will carry out blasting operations throughout the Maritimes. You will be responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of each blast site. Other duties will include:
Work hours are generally from Monday to Friday.
Lead blasting operations with the support of the blasting or site supervisor.
Assist in blast design and layout of drill patterns.
Perform 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 daily is clean and in good operating condition including vehicles used for delivery of explosives products.
Transport explosives in a safe and efficient manner.
Ensure that all regulations, both federally and provincially are adhered to.
Maintain an accurate and up-to-date inventory of all products (explosive and non-explosive).
Ensure that company policies, safe work practices, hazard analysis, and standard operating procedures are followed.
What We’re Looking For:
Completion of high school (Grade 12) or equivalent preferred.
Basic computer skills (Microsoft Excel, PDF Reporting, etc.)
Blasting certification or equivalent experience.
Post-secondary education relative to blasting considered an asset (mining, mineral resources, geology).
A class 3 or higher driver’s license considered an asset.
Fluency in spoken and written English is a requirement.
Good physical condition is required with the ability to repeatedly handle 25 kg units.
Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player.
What We Offer:
Base annual salary starting from CA$90,000.00 per year for fully qualified selected candidates.
Eligible for an annual incentive program.
Sign-on bonus eligable.
Possibility for reimbursement of some relocation expenses.
Paid vacation time + paid holidays
Excellent and complete benefits plans for you and your family which include:
Health Care + Life insurance + AD&D
RRSP + RPP (after 1 year of continuous employment)
Employee Assistance Program
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, veterans, members of First Nations, indigenous people, and Métis are strongly encouraged to apply. Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.