Blaster Helper
Gulf Operators
Saint John, New Brunswick
8h ago


Gulf Operators Ltd. is a civil contractor experienced in all aspects of civil work including concrete work, excavation, water and sewer, as well as aggregate production and sales.

At Gulf Operators Ltd. you will discover a fast-paced work environment and gain exposure to a wide range of industrial, commercial, infrastructure and residential projects.

We are always seeking to attract the very best talent for our varied operations.

We are currently seeking applicants for the position of Blaster Helper to join our dynamic team in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Key Responsibilities :

Reporting to the Blaster, your role will be key in supporting the lead blaster in all daily operations including but not limited to :

  • Communication of all relevant and important information to the blast site crew.
  • Ensures that all equipment to be used in that operation is in good, safe operating condition, including vehicles used for delivery of explosives products.
  • Ensure that all regulations, both Federally (TDG, Explosives Act, Bulk Regulations, WHIMIS) and Provincially (Blasting Safety and OH&S Regulations) are adhered to within the operation in-regards to personnel workings, product storage, and product transportation
  • Required Qualifications :

  • Class 2 Blaster License, preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of quarry experience
  • Surveying experience
  • Experience with surveying and CAD
  • Strong attention to detail and written and verbal communication skills effectively using terminology related to the field
  • Good physical condition is required with the ability to repeatedly handle 25 kilograms
  • Act in a professional manner when dealing with customers
  • Proven ability to work within a strong safety culture using good judgment to determine unsafe / safe working conditions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities, including successfully meeting deadlines, solving complex situations and clear decision making
  • Must have a positive attitude, and the ability be a key player in a cohesive team
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