At Rock on Ground, we are looking for a meticulous, safety-focused, and experienced Shotfirer to join our vibrant team.

About the Role

As a Shotfirer, you will manage and execute blasting operations in mines. Your focus on safety and precision is essential to achieve project objectives without compromising the safety and well-being of the team.

Key Responsibilities

Some key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Safely handle, transport, and store explosives
  • Prepare, measure, and load blast holes in accordance with plans and specifications
  • Set up and initiate blasts, ensuring all safety measures are observed
  • Conduct post-blast inspections and provide accurate blast reports
  • Comply with all relevant safety and environmental regulations
  • Collaborate effectively with the wider team and report to supervisors
  • Perform regular equipment inspections and basic maintenance tasks

Skills and Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Relevant certifications in handling explosives
  • Previous experience as a shotfirer or in a similar position
  • A strong commitment to safety, with the ability to manage risks
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to follow precise instructions
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a team environment
  • Must be physically fit and resilient to work in challenging conditions

Why Join Us?

At Rock on Ground, we offer rewarding opportunities for all our employees. When you work with us, you can expect the following:

  • A competitive salary package with comprehensive benefits
  • An environment that prides itself on safety and respect for all employees
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Regular training and skill development sessions

We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees feel welcome.

If you’re a skilled and safety-conscious Shotfirer looking for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you. Apply today for an exciting opportunity to develop your career in mining.

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