Technician, Mine Blast

Mount Milligan, BC, Canada
Jul 16, 2022
Aug 15, 2022
Full Time
Reporting to the Supervisor, Drill & Blast, the Technician, Mine Blast will be responsible with the safe, efficient and productive loading of blast holes.


  • Assist with handling, storage and transport of explosives and accessories in accordance with regulations and ensure that safety procedures are observed.
  • Loading and priming of blast holes
  • Other duties as required


  • Valid Driver's License
  • Loader experience
  • Pit Clearing Equipment qualification preferred (Dozers, graders, Loader, Rubber Tires)
  • Fine attention to detail
  • Calm, problem solver
  • Good radio communications are key
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and keep on schedule
  • Proven safety and attendance record
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds is required
  • Willingness to work in adverse conditions
  • Self-motivated, team player with a positive attitude
  • Blast certification will be pursued by candidate, written and practical


  • The role is located at the Mount Milligan Mine, which is approximately 155 kilometers northwest of Prince George, British Columbia.
  • Bus transportation to and from site is provided free of charge from several locations within the region. Employees accessing the site from outside the region are eligible to receive a tax-free travel allowance commensurate with the distance they are required to travel.
  • Candidates must be able to maintain high levels of performance for extended shifts.
  • Mount Milligan promotes a drug and alcohol-free workplace and has adopted a zero-tolerance policy with respect to alcohol or unauthorized drugs on site.

  • An industry competitive salary that is commensurate with experiences, qualifications, and skills.
  • Tax-free travel allowance for those living outside the region.
  • Comfortable camp accommodations, each room having a private washroom, TV and wifi. The camp is complete with a gymnasium and other recreational activities.
  • Extended health, dental and travel benefits, including life insurance.
  • Employee and family assistance program.


This is a camp-based position with a schedule of 7 days' working with 7 days' rest, 12 hours per day.

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