Dyno Nobel Blaster Supervisor in Parrish, Alabama

Blaster Supervisor

Location: US - AL - Parrish

Job Code: 30004977

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Design, layout, prepare, and detonate planned explosive related blasts with correct products, measured quantities, safe application, and effective use of explosives in alignment with Service Operations Manual.

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 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 designing, preparing, and detonating planned explosive related blasts with correct products, measured quantities, safe application, and effective use of explosives in alignment with Service Operations Manual to meet customer's requirements at locations serviced by DNA. You will be part of a dynamic team who provides on-the-job training to blaster positions.

Other duties will include:

  • Knowledge and use practices consistent with company policies and procedures from applicable technical modules, DNA Surface Blasting SOP, work site, regulatory and safety policies and procedures.

  • Thorough knowledge of DN products, DN product applications, competitor’s products, blasting practices, and mining\quarry principles.

  • Ability to competently complete the Electronic Blasting Report, inventory records, and other appropriate documentation.

  • Ability to use LAZER system.

  • Design the appropriate use of explosives to properly the customers.

  • Investigate all product complaints and poor performing blasts and report these to the proper plants, regional management, and the Technical Service Resource.

  • Promoting Zero Harm by observing safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Support DynoConsult to develop expert capability in Value-In-Use products and applications, including electronic detonators, Titan emulsions and blasting improvement technology.

  • Support region and DynoConsult management to increase market position and revenue from customers including DEDA/JV members, independent distribution and direct sales to support EBIT objectives.

  • Work with the Industry Sales Team on technical sales and marketing support for targeted national/major accounts.

  • Develop professional relationships with both internal and external customers to successfully meet objectives and add value to customers, joint ventures, manufacturing sites and distribution.

  • Respond professionally and timely to address problems and business requests.

  • Understand and enhance service requirements to continually improve customer profitability.

What We’re Looking For:


  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of related explosives industry work (i.e. bulk truck operator, de-watering truck operator), and may include a year in a Blaster II position.

  • Minimum 2 years working experience with progressively increasing professional or technical responsibility.

  • People management skills including leadership, performance management, and coaching

  • Experience as a supervisor is preferred.

Technical :

  • Must satisfy the requirements for a “possessor of explosives” as defined by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.

  • Acquire and maintain all appropriate licenses and certifications required by federal, state and county entities (e.g. blaster licenses and CDL’s for commercial drivers with HAZMAT and Air Brakes endorsements).

  • Satisfactory completion of and demonstrated competencies in DNNA specified training modules, including technical, regulatory and other applicable skill-based training.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Positive attitude,friendly demeanor, and team player

What We Offer:

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days

  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available

  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service

  • Generous tuition reimbursement 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.