Wolf Lake - Illinois - United States - Energy - Mining - Operations & Maintenance - Other

Brunel has an opportunity for a direct hire Operator role with one of our clients who are a global leader in innovative mining solutions and quality products throughout the world in commercial Mining Industry. This is a permanent position located in Wolf Lake, IL. You will be responsible for manufacturing a quality Booster product. You will be responsible for properly stocking manufacturing areas and preparing product for shipping. If you feel this would be a good fit, apply now!

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Gabrielle Warner, Account manager

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About this role

  • Demonstrate and/or lead the commitment to the pursuit of achieving Zero Harm through behavioral based safety.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable HSE performance standards, objectives and regulations.
  • Live and foster the IPL Corporate Values.
  • Attend all HSE training relevant to the job and apply what is learned to the work.
  • Continuous Improvement: Promote implementation of industry best practices, pursue the elimination of waste and support initiatives in manufacturing.
  • To focus on improving safety and quality and minimize the impact to current production.
  • Set up canisters on specific tooling, pouring hot pentolite into canisters and moving carts into cooling tunnels.
  • Melt down process of transferring melted TNT/Triton from the pre melter into main pots. Will be required to add PETN to main pots per specific formulations, and monitoring the process per Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Will be loading empty plastic or corrugated canisters onto pallets. Will be cleaning and packing finished product into corrugated boxes for shipping. Stamping Canisters will be required.
  • Must drive a van/box truck to transport product, prepare, operate and unload centrifuge.
  • Must complete proper documentation and balances while maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Actively participate in a partnership with Maintenance to problem solve safety issues and improve machine up time.

About you

  • High School Diploma or GED (minimum);
  • Manufacturing experience preferred, on the job training is provided;
  • Computer skills; SAP capability, Lotus Notes, and computer literacy in Microsoft Office products;
  • Must satisfy the requirements for a “possessor of explosives” as defined by BATFE;
  • Must be 21 years of age;
  • Ability to communicate with others effectively verbally;
  • Valid Driver’s License.

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


  • Publication: PUB230881
  • Location: Wolf Lake
  • Market: Energy
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of expertise: Operations & Maintenance
  • Closing date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Feel free to contact


Gabrielle Warner

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Salt Lake City

+1 385-259-2533

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