Drill and Blast Supervisor - Gruyere

Location: Gruyere Posted Date: June 24, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 571480 Careermine Job Id: 1844868
Drill and Blast Supervisor - Gruyere
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Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gruyere
Categories: Operations/Production

Who we are
Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining, Energy and Industrial division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources, energy, power generation and industrial sectors. As part of this team, you'll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.
Position summary


We are currently searching for an experienced Drill and Blast Supervisor to join our high performing team at the Gruyere Gold Mine, 200 kilometres east of Laverton within Western Australia' famous Goldfields.

In this role you will be responsible for providing daily supervision and leadership to the drill and blast team to achieve Zero Harm, safe systems of work, quality and performance objectives.

Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Preparation of work schedule in relation to drilling and blasting activities, assigning and communicating priorities to the Drill and Blast team daily;
  • Monitoring performance of Drill and Blast team's activities to ensure production targets are met - initiating corrective actions as required;
  • Liaison with the other site supervisors and superintendents to ensure plant availability to optimise production levels;
  • Monitoring subcontractors to ensure work is carried out accordingly to meet business and contractual requirements;

The role will operate on an 8-days on, 6-days off roster, FIFO from Perth.

  • Demonstrated positive safety leadership skills and commitment to Zero Harm;
  • Previous experience in a similar role within an open cut mining operation;
  • Knowledge of environmental reporting and legislative requirements relating to drilling and blasting activities;
  • Effective people management and development skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Current WA Shotfirers licence
  • Dangerous Goods Security card

  • Highly supportive, team-orientated organisation
  • A strong commitment to Zero Harm environment for all our employees and visitors
  • Competitive remuneration with career development opportunities
  • Secure, full time employment including leave entitlements, superannuation and numerous financial, lifestyle, health & wellbeing benefits including salary sacrifice flights, novated leasing, discounts and support programs.


If you are passionate about what you do and motivated to succeed, we encourage you to apply by clicking 'Apply' via Seek and submitting your resume and cover letter (optional but helpful).

All applications are held in strict confidence. Downer reserves the right to close this position at any time.

Downer are an equal opportunity employer who promote and encourage diversity and inclusion. We also welcome applications from Indigenous Australians and Women.

You must have the right to live and work permanently in Australia.