Blast Crew Operator

Blast Crew Operator

WorkPac Group | Pilbara, Western Australia, AU

Posted 19 days ago

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Blast Crew Operator

Job Highlights

Family friendly roster 8&6

FIFO options from Perth, Geraldton, Albany or Busselton

Opportunities for fulltime employment in the future

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role

Supporting the drill and blast team at Rio Tinto's Western Turner mine site, you will be required to prime and load blast holes, mark up drill patterns, check drilling depths as well as various other activities associated with the safe and secure blasting operations on site. Blast crew operators are required to physically fit and have a tolerance for working outdoors in harsh conditions. As a key member of a high performing team, you will play an integral role in implementing our client's production requirements.

Skills and Experience

12 months + blast crew experience

WA issued Dangerous Goods Security Card

Manual C Class Australian issued Drivers Licence (minimum)

HR drivers licence (highly desirable)

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.