Area Blaster- North Alabama

Location: Huntsville AL Posted Date: May 12, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 200000OF Careermine Job Id: 1841763
Build Your Career. Build America’s Future.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it’s more than starting an exciting career – you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country.

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time .

What You’ll Do:

Champion Safety. Take an active role prioritizing safety for yourself and others with strict adherence to Vulcan’s drilling and blasting standards. The position requires effectively following and promoting company drilling and blasting standards as well as all safety procedures.

Prepare and Perform Detonation. Perform laser profiling, stemaligning angle holes, and maintains assigned equipment. Provide technical expertise to operations, as necessary, to ensure that drilling and blasting adheres to internal standards and is continually optimized. Responsible for managing explosives inventory. Must be able to receive ATF clearance to purchase and use explosives.

Organize and Plan Production. Appropriately lay out shots and optimize shot designs, Adjust patterns for optimization by addressing burden, spacing, angles, diameter, depths in a safe and appropriate design.

Document and Record Information. Measure and audit accuracy of drilling operations and drill logs, accurately completing electronic shot reports. Comply with all Safety, Health, Environmental and other Company policies, procedures and requirements.

Collaborate Cross-Functionally. The job requires working closely with Plant Managers, Quarry Supervisors, and Drillers in safe and efficient blasting practices. Interact with government representatives from MSHA, ATF, etc.Skills You’ll Need:

Experience. Previous experience with electronic and non electric blasting systems with a current license (if applicable) is required.

Operational Knowledge. Must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of rock and sand mining, MSHA regulations, engineering principles and procedures, and quality control systems and processes.

Detail Oriented. Must be able to understand and follow detailed verbal and written instructions and use good judgement.

Interpersonal Skills. Must be an excellent motivator and team builder. Must be able to form strong social relationships and effectively communicate with both internal and external audiences.

Working Conditions. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noises.

What You’ll Like About Us :

Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness, and communication.

Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.

Meaningful Work. What sets us apart is that the work we do impacts daily lives – and every employee contributes. The aggregates we produce are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States .

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more .

Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.

Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

Training and Development. We see our development programs , and helping our employees meet their goals, as a key part of our business.

Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.