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Drill & Blast Engineer / Canada

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Location: Canada


The client is pleased to offer the following opportunity for a Drill & Blast Engineer.

Start Date: ASAP

?End Date: Fixed Term - Permanent 

Company information

Reporting to the Mine Technical Services Superintendent, the Drill and Blast Engineer is responsible for supporting and optimizing Drill and Blast operations. As a key link between the technical and operational teams, you will use your technical expertise and influencing skills to ensure everyone works together towards a common goal of safely and efficiently manufacturing high quality iron ore.



    Ensure drill and blast
    designs are carried out in accordance with approved budgets and site standards


    Optimize blast
    fragmentation for loading unit performance, crushing thorough out and product


    Provide technical guidance
    for all blasting activities on site


    Liaise with and provide
    direction to operations about drill and blast sequence, blasting timing and
    blasting requirements


    Forecasting and
    coordination of sealift orders for explosives and drilling consumables


    Monitor equipment
    performance, report and provide feedback to stakeholders


    All other duties as


  • Calibri;mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">Degree in
    mining engineering or associated discipline 

  • Calibri;mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-ansi-language:EN- US">College Diploma in mining or associated discipline 
  • Calibri;mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">1-3 years Drill and blast Design 
  • Calibri;mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">3-5 years experience in open pit mining or equivalent experience 
  • Calibri;mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-ansi-language:EN- US">Experience
    in open pit drill and blast and mine production is essential 

  • Calibri;mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-ansi-language:EN- US">Knowledge
    of CAD software and Microsoft Suite is essential

  • Calibri;mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-ansi-language:EN- US">Experience
    in data analysis and process optimization would be considered an

  • Calibri;mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-ansi-language:EN-US">Ability to
    work independently in a remote site environment under all weather

Closing Date: 2020-12-04

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