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Lehigh Hanson Blaster in Cadomin, Alberta

AutoReqId: 9533BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Cadomin-AB

Job Posting:

The Lehigh Cement Cadomin Quarry is looking for a full time, permanent Blaster for the responsible and safe operation of explosives and various heavy mining equipment. Working with the Quarry Manager, the Blaster will be responsible for surface mine explosives blasting. The successful candidate will have a proven safety record and a history of working successfully in a team.

Who We Are:

Lehigh Cement is part of the Lehigh Hanson group of companies. Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects. At Lehigh Hanson, we believe our employees play a key role in the company’s success and future growth.

Duties Include but not limited to:

Loading and firing off blasts

Maintain accurate logs and paperwork as per OH&S regulations and company policy

Work with other mining positions when required

Operate and maintain specialized mining equipment

Overtime work will be available

Who We Are Looking For:

Alberta Surface Mine Blast certified person

Experience as a blaster in surface mining and/or quarrying considered an asset

Must be able to effectively communicate and safely follow directions

Desire to work cooperatively as part of a productive team

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Grade 12 Diploma or GED

Valid Driver's License

Experience with heavy equipment for 60 tons and greater in mining or quarrying an asset

Experience operating construction or heavy equipment also will be considered

What we offer :

Secure long-term employment

Competitive wages

Excellent benefits package

Training and development opportunities

Transportation provided from Hinton, Alberta to the mine