Dyno Nobel
Westlock, AB, Canada
3d ago

This is a temporary position

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 Westlock Site Supervisor, you will be the expert in operating Dyno Nobel trucks and other such plant equipment to deliver commercial explosives products to customers in a safe, timely and efficient manner.

You will be responsible for competently complete inventory records, other appropriate documentation and reports. Other duties will include :

  • Drive / operate a range of delivery vehicles over public roads in order to move or deliver explosive products to company or customer sites in a timely and safe manner
  • Operation of rigid-frame, engine-powered machines (skid steer or equivalent).
  • Possess basic mechanical skills and the ability to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs or maintenance while in the field, deliver and off load product within DN H&S Management System procedures and practices
  • Drive / operate a range of delivery vehicles over public roads in order to move or deliver explosive products to company or customer sites in a timely and safe manner.
  • Driving duties will also frequently extend off of public roads to include mine locations / roads, FSRs, off-road field locations and other such potentially difficult terrain.

  • Load and unload all trucks, and maintain magazines, sites and inventories
  • Service customers throughout Alberta, including Northern Alberta and into British Columbia.
  • Potentially have to spend nights away from home base (hotel / sleeper) in order to satisfy customer demand whilst ensuring compliance with Hours of Service regulations.
  • Follow all safety procedures and maintain safe working conditions in the shop, while driving and operating equipment and while on blast sites in order to protect personal safety and safety of others
  • Prepare and maintain all records and reports concerning the handling and transportation of explosive products, including safety, and the use and detonation of explosives, in order to ensure accurate billing, regulatory compliance and performance history
  • Knowledgeable of and consistently apply practices consistent with company policies and procedures from applicable technical modules, SOPs, work site, and safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work accurately with numbers and perform simple mathematical calculations.
  • Proactively handle safety issues and practice Take 5! Process. Undertake Job Step Analysis in order to assess risks when approaching new tasks.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and assure that all crew members and others on the site follow all safety and regulatory procedures and practices to ensure a safe and successful event.
  • Responsible for Inventory Management
  • What We’re Looking For

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • 12-24 months of mechanical, commercial driving, explosives or related work experience
  • Must satisfy the requirements for NRCAN Explosives Handling Permit.
  • Acquire and maintain all appropriate licenses and certifications required by Federal and Provincial entities.
  • Class 1
  • Satisfactory completion of and demonstrated competencies in DNCI specified training modules, including technical, regulatory and other applicable skill based training.
  • Experience with Inventory Management a plus
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English, and to communicate in writing and verbally.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to move items weighing up to 60lbs, repetitively, over the course of a working day.
  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and team player
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