Shot-Firer

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Recruiter
Scotgold Resources Ltd
Location
Whitby
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Based at: Cononish Mine Site. Upper Tyndrum Station, Tyndrum, Stirlingshire, SCOTLAND, FK20 8RY

Do you have experience in mining? Are you willing to relocate? If so, this may be the job for you.

Scotgold are looking for a U/G Mining Operative - Shot-Firer.

Job Purpose: To charge blast-holes with explosives and fire safely, efficiently and effectively to ensure productivity. Minimise working costs through an appreciation of good operating practice.

Scope of Responsibilities:

* Assist the Shift Supervisor in marking off the drill pattern

* Ensure blast-holes have been drilled accurately according to the relevant design

* Prepare the blast-holes for charging

* Charge blast-holes (development and/or stoping) according to instructions (written and/or oral) and to Company safety and operational standards

* Time the blast-hole charges such that blast over-break, over-size and fly rock are minimised

* Whilst carrying out charging operations, identify any unexpected operating problems that could require higher level technical support

* Prepare daily reports of charging and blasting activities and other paperwork in a timely and accurate manner

* Manage and store explosives in accordance with site procedures and legislative requirements

* Carry out other duties for which training has been provided and certification issued

* Carry out any other duties for which no special training or certification is needed

Key Responsibilities / Duties: To be aware of and adhere to health and safety guidance relating to all aspects of work and the environment and to work to the highest safety standards.

Work Environment / Physical Demands: Shot-Firers must be physically fit and have the ability to personally handle, lift and/or carry heavy tools or supplies. Work will be carried out on a rotational shift basis.

Person Profile: Good communicator and able to work in a team environment and positively contribute to performance.

Skills: Possess a valid, clean driver's license.

Education and Experience: Minimum 2 years experience as Shot-Firer. Formal qualification in maths/numerically literate. Good written skills.

Competency: MPQC Level 3 Diploma for Shot-Firing for Mining Operations (QCF)

Job Ref: X1

Interested? Don't hesitate! Click "apply" now!