Operations Training Specialist
Dyno Nobel
Halifax, NS, Canada
1d ago

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 Operations Training Manager, you will provide field support for key trials with customers and joint ventures.

You will evaluate performance and conduct training to equipment operators, manufacturing operators and other company employees involved in the delivery and servicing of product to customers.

You will be responsible for writing and / or participating in the maintenance of current and completion of new required technical training Competency Standards and Working Instructions.

Other duties will include :

  • Lead field support for trial shots as needed. Coordinate and operate equipment and product.
  • Support sales shot trials and customer needs as authorized by managers.
  • Train and coach employees to safely follow the standard operating procedures in preparing and detonating explosives and operating equipment to achieve the Company standards and customer expectations.
  • Participate in the Loss Control Board mandates in support of the implementation of all policies improving the quality of blasting services and limiting liability exposure related to the blast event.
  • Proactively handle safety issues and support Sales and Service targets for LTI’s, MTI’s, TRI’s, FAI’s, and CAR’s. Support the implementation and use of risk assessment tools to promote personal responsibility for safety.
  • Close interface with Learning & Development group to effectively incorporate Operator Training Program into SAP training management system.
  • Comply with all applicable Dyno Nobel, federal, state and region regulations, and governing agencies.
  • Report all near-misses, incidents and hazardous conditions to appropriate supervisors.
  • Attend and deliver company-required training and HSE programs.
  • What We’re Looking For :

  • Bachelor’s degree in area of responsibility or equivalent education, training, and experience. Advanced training qualifications.
  • Several years working experience in the explosives industry or related areas (i.e. bulk truck operations, de-watering operations and blasting operations).
  • Working knowledge of relevant Company and regulatory (DOT, OSHA, MSHA, EPA, and BATFE) regulations standards.
  • CDL Class B preferred. Hazmat / Tanker endorsements also preferred.
  • Sound computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes).
  • Ability to determine basic geology and seismology.
  • Ability to write and edit training documents.
  • Significant knowledge and experience in competency based training systems and firsthand experience in their implementation and auditing.
  • Ability to travel throughout North and South America about 75% of the time.
  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player.
  • What We Offer :

  • Paid vacation + 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
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