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Shot Firer

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  • 10.5 hour shifts

  • 7/7 Day Shift Only

  • Camp Available

  • Ongoing position

About our client
Whitehaven Coal is Australia's largest independent coal producer and the leading coal producer in North West New South Wales.


  • UHL Licence (security clearance)

  • Shot Firers Ticket

  • Must have a good attitude

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Must be proactive

  • Have a strong safety conscious approach to work

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Magazine management

  • Managing the loading

  • Tying and firing of blasts

  • Following drill and blast designs

Skills & Experience

  • Candidates will ideally have a minimum of 12 months shot firers experience within the coal industry.

  • Locally based, or willing to relocate to the area;

  • Positive and team-focused;

  • Strongly committed to safety, the environment and our community;

  • Working to ensure the highest personal standards of behaviour and discipline at all times.

You will also need:

  • Proven track record of operating safely

  • Strong team player who supports our client's operations

  • Australian Driver's Licence

  • CMI check

  • Right to Work in Australia

  • Whitehaven Coal Inductions

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination MAY apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

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Recruiter Name: Emily Weston

Position: Recruitment Coordinator

Contact number: 6741 8781

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.

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Job title: Shotfirer
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Regional NSW - Tamworth & North West NSW, Regional New South Wales
Industry: Drilling Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2022-08-27
Reference: 7220J20224473