Blasting Assistant x 3 positions


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Construction, Manufacturing & operations, Trades & services

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Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:

RedBull Powder Company manufactures a range of explosive products and provides comprehensive drilling and blasting services to quarries, mines and construction projects in New Zealand.

We are recruiting for three Blasting Assistants to provide hands on support to the blasting crews and explosive delivery units. This is a low-level entry position, which is a great opportunity in becoming qualified as a Shot Firer and develop a long-term career.

You will be required to;
  • Comply with safe working procedures and instructions.
  • Assist Shot Firer to prepare blasting activities on the quarry bench.
  • Assist delivery trucks to pump bulk emulsion product into quarry blast holes.
  • Assist Drillers to collar blast holes.
  • Assist with other duties at the manufacturing plant facility, including assisting with production, maintenance, and housekeeping etc.
You will gain;
  • New skills, qualifications and extensive industry experience.
  • Domestic travel opportunities.
  • Career and remuneration growth opportunities.
  • Experience working in an inclusive company culture and team environment.
You will need to bring;
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proven written and academic abilities (preferably achieved NCEA Level 2).
  • Strong personal presentation, history of punctuality and high work attendance record.
  • Be physically fit and highly motivated to work with a positive attitude.
  • Own transport with current full drivers licence and clean criminal background.

Our Plant is near Maramarua but daily jobs are spread between customer sites across the North Island, some travel will be involved so flexibility is essential. We are seeking applicants that reside in the South Auckland, Waikato or Bay of Plenty regions.

This role can at times be physically demanding, is mostly based outdoors, will be supervised until fully qualified and will report to the Region Manager.

Please submit your CV to us through the apply button.

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Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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Company Info
RedBull Powder Company Limited Suite 5, 277 Te Irirangi Drive, Botany Junction 2016
New Zealand

Phone: 09-525 1181
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