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Job Description:

HR Project Partners is currently accepting resumes for a Drill & Blast Engineer on behalf of one of our clients. The ideal candidate would have experience in Drill & Blast operations.

This position is in Northern Canada. This is a permanent position with 3 on/3 off rotation.

Essential Job Functions:

Reporting to the Technical Services Superintendent, the Drill and Blast Engineer is responsible for supporting and optimizing Drill and Blast operations at the Mary River Mine. 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.

  • Develop drill and blast procedures.
  • Develop drill and blast measurement systems and analytical framework.
  • Responsible for management of drill and blast function across shifts.
  • Responsible for identification and resolution of issues with site blast contractors.
  • 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 put and product quality.
  • 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
  • Implement and stay up to date on latest industry developments.
  • All other duties as required.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mine Engineering and/or related discipline required.
  • From 3 years to 5 years of experience with drill blast design
  • 5 to 7 years of Technical and / or operational mining experience (e.g., mine planning, D&B supervisor, etc.)
  • Professional Engineer Registration in Canada

Knowledge, Skills, & Attributes:

  • Experience with CAD mining software.
  • Experience with Blast tying software.
  • Experience with explosive manufacturing.
  • Experience in data analysis and process optimization is essential.
  • Experience is developing frameworks and procedures from the ground up is essential.
  • Ability to work independently in a remote site environment under all weather.

How to Apply:

When submitting your application to HR Project Partners for this opportunity, please submit a PDF version and include the job number.

 About Us:

HR Project Partners Inc. (HRPP) is a Human Resources consulting company offering various services in Human Resources, both to individuals and to companies. One of those services is recruitment for companies on a provincial and national basis.

HR Project Partners is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply directly to this job posting. For questions regarding the position, please feel free to email resume@hrproject.ca. While HR Project Partners appreciates all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Job Overview

Posted date :
October 11, 2022
Job nature :
Full Time

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