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Shotfirer

Macmahon is a leading Australian company delivering an end-to-end service to clients throughout Australia and South East Asia.  Delivering a comprehensive range of civil work, surface mining, underground mining and engineering services to the resources sector, Macmahon offers great opportunities for a diverse and exciting career in mining.

 

Due to our ongoing growth, Macmahon is currently seeking enthusiastic and experienced people to join the team at the King of the Hills (KOTH) mine located in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia, 28km north of Leonora. Macmahon has secured a five-year Surface and Underground mining contract with RED 5 Ltd. The mine anticipates annual production above 200kozpa. KOTH is Australia’s next major Gold Mine, which will feature state-of-the-art technology, 85% new plant and brand-new camp facilities.


Macmahon is committed to attracting high potential employees and believe that our people define our competitive edge in the marketplace, driving our growth.


We are currently seeking for an experienced Shotfirer on a 2:1 Roster to the Project with responsibilities not limited to:

  • Lead Blast crew in loading all production holes to Site requirements
  • Maintain Explosive Magazine to all Site and legal requirements
  • Report all lost Explosives as per Site procedure
  • Maintain all Blasting records accurately and efficiently as per Legal and Site requirements
  • Train blast crew to complete tasks in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure the drill pattern is clear of equipment and rubbish before loading a new shot
  • Set up and/or ensure correct Blast delineation is in place
  • Perform blast guard duties when required
  • Complete all lawful tasks assigned by Supervisor/ Leading Hand in a timely manner
  • Load out patterns in an effective manner for production/firing purposes
  • Complete all training requirements/ records as required


To be successful you will have the following skills and experience

  • 2-3 years experience as a shotfirer
  • Current Drivers Licence (manual)
  • WA shotfirer’s License
  • Dangerous Goods Security Card


There is the opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, dynamic, approachable and friendly team with future prospects within a well reputed organisation. 


Macmahon offers our people the ability to work in diverse roles, in different locations and realise new opportunities within the Company over time. We are focused on ensuring our people can be involved in the future of the business and look for new opportunities for people to grow and develop. Macmahon is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages suitably qualified women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.