Dyno Nobel Underground Operator in Meadowbank Mines/Qaaqtuq, Canada

Underground Operator

Location: Canada - NT - Meadowbank Mines/Qaaqtuq

Job Code: 30004974

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Ensure the safe and effective preparation and delivery of correct explosive product to the loading sites

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in the Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the Site Supervisor, you will be the expert in ensuring the safe and effective preparation and delivery of correct explosive product to the loading sites. You will be part of a dynamic team who drives general site operations. Other duties will include:

  • Safely operate and maintain loading and delivery equipment in accordance with standard operating procedures, and in a manner that protects company assets and ensures their dependability.

  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment when not in proper working condition.

  • Work independently, traveling between the loading sites and the plant on a 5 day/week basis (overtime and some overnight runs along with weekend work may be required on occasion)

  • Contribute to the establishment of strong positive relations between the Company and the Site’s prime client.

  • Respond readily and in a manner that reinforces the reputation of the Company as a supplier with the highest standards of product quality and customer service.

  • Possess good general knowledge of handling, storing and using explosives on the surface (NRC regulations).

  • Have a full understanding of documentation required for completing all job tasks related to pumping emulsion explosives.

  • Accurately and fully complete all required documentation and reports within time requirements;

  • Ensure compliance with applicable Company HSE Performance Standards, as well as applicable acts and regulations.

  • Guarantee that a safe working environment is maintained in compliance with all of Dyno Nobel’s safety rules and regulations.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Grade 12 Diploma or the equivalent (mandatory)

  • Mechanical knowledge (asset)

  • Ability to troubleshoot problems with bulk truck equipment (asset)

  • Class 3 Driver License (mandatory)

  • Strong customer service orientation.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Highly self-disciplined.

  • Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Strong capabilities in multi-tasking and prioritizing.

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and team player

What We Offer:

  • Vacation time + paid holidays

  • Health Care + Life insurance + AD&D

  • RRSP + RPP (after 1 year of continuous employment)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Friendly and supportive coworkers

Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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