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Drill and Blast - Blast Crew

Vacancy number • PUB407216

Drill and Blast - Blast Crew

  • Western Australia
  • Closes May 12
  • 84 hours
  • Other

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About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Operations & Maintenance
  • Location: Western Australia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Sunday, May 12, 2024


Brunel is recruiting experienced Blast Crew for contract roles with a leading Iron Ore producer. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career with one of Australia’s top mining companies while taking advantage of an excellent rate of pay and fantastic site culture. This role offers an 8/6 or 2/1 roster with genuine temp to perm and career progression pathways onsite.

About this role

Working as part of a drill and blast team, you will be required to:

  • Prime and load blast holes
  • Mark up drill patterns
  • Support your team members to achieve the unit’s shared objectives.
  • Monitor and set up blast zones
  • QA/QC of blast holes - recording data to pass onto supervisors
  • Working alongside drillers and shot firers to complete ad-hoc tasks such as refueling LVs and other machinery and general maintenance activities.
  • Upholding safety regulations and protocol.

What you need to bring:

We encourage you to apply if you have the following experience:

  • Previous Drill & Blast experience is highly desirable
  • "C" class unrestricted manual license is essential
  • National Police Clearance (within 12 months)
  • Dangerous Goods Security Card (DGSC) - or willing to obtain
  • Working at heights -
  • Great attitude and team mindset is essential


Our client is one of the leading Iron-Ore producers for Australia, based in the Pilbara Region. They have a strong set of core values that they uphold in all areas of the company. They appreciate ingenuity, hard work, and enthusiasm from their team and in return, offer:

  • FIFO from Perth
  • 8:6 roster or 2/1 roster available - 12 hr. shifts
  • Superannuation paid on all hours
  • Genuine temp to perm opportunities if you display the right attitude and commitment
  • Career pathways to Blast Hole Driller or Shotfirer
  • Brunel Benefits – salary packaging inc. options for flights ex east coast, flexible payroll options, discountedGym & health membership, corporate travel benefits plus more

Anything Else?

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organizations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Join Brunel’s powerful global network, where passionate, results-driven specialists come together with industry-leading clients. By connecting specialists to pioneering projects, we drive change in many industries, enabling growth and delivering great outcomes. Brunel helps you reach your full potential and empowers you to make an impact within a purpose-driven global company.
Explore your career opportunities!

At Brunel, we are proud of our unique corporate culture, which is shaped and nurtured by the collective efforts of our employees. Our work environment is characterised by an authentic, communicative and inclusive approach to teamwork that fosters an atmosphere of collaboration and creativity. Our values are at the center of everything we do – for our clients, our colleagues and ourselves.

Learn more about our global network of specialists!

Since 1975, our mission has always been to connect specialists to exciting career opportunities, to support the development of these careers, and to offer fair and equal employment. This has enabled us to create a truly sustainable and durable business model. Having a passion for people and caring deeply for the environment is not only part of Brunel’s DNA but is also reflected in our culture and values. As a global company, we take our social responsibility very seriously.
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Your consultant, Rebecca Daglan is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number: PUB407216

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