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Shot Firer

Job description

Job Highlights

  • Family friendly 8/6 day shift only roster

  • FIFO from Perth

  • Ongoing position

  • Choose Casual or Full Time employment 

About our Client

Rio Tinto operates the worldâs largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role

Exciting opportunities exist for experienced Shotfirers based at Rio Tintoâs Tom Price and Silvergrass mine sites.

Reporting to the Drill & Blast Superintendent, you will be associated with the safe and secure operation of all shot firing duties on site, including running shots, setting up blast zone clearances, the safe operation of mobile manufacturing units, responsible for ordering and correct storage, handling and transportation of explosives on site.

As a key member of a high performing team, you will play an integral role in implementing our client's production requirements.

Skills and Experience

  • 2+ year's experience as a Shot Firer in an open pit mining environment

  • WA issued Shot firers Licence

  • WA issued Dangerous Goods Security Card

  • Manual C Class Australian issued Drivers Licence (minimum)

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australiaâs leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the countryâs leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities. WorkPac are now offering Full Time employment contracts on commencement. 

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Megan Moore - Recruitment Coordinator

Phone contact - (02) 6571 8901


WorkPac - Industrial Mining

Reference no - TMPRIJ202164452

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Shot Firer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Drilling Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2021-09-25
Reference: TMPRIJ202164452