Maine Drilling & Blasting Blaster Trainee in Milford, Massachusetts
Come work with the best! At Precision Blasting, a division of MD&B, we work with the unity of family and the determination of business owners. As a majority Employee Owned company we provide a unique and generous array of benefits including two retirement plans, an Employer-contributed Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and company matched 401(k). In addition to health, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits, we also offer training and development opportunities. The sky is the limit, come rock your career!
Our core values of Respect, Fairness, Honesty, and Responsibility provide a firm cultural foundation as we relate to customers and each other as we Make it Happen!
We have openings in the following areas:
Will assist the Blaster with the coordination of daily drilling and blasting activity. This position is considered an “on the job” trainee or “apprentice” with respect to learning blasting and job site supervision.
Assists the Blaster in charge with coordinating daily drilling & blasting activities
Trains to be proficient in all areas of blasting techniques
Develops a solid understanding of proper explosives product use and various applications
Assists the Blaster with maintaining the daily blasting production schedule
Assists the Blaster with site security
Understands and follows company safety policies and procedures and performs work in a safe manner
Attends company meetings as required
Participates in daily heads-up meetings
Assists Blaster with setting up seismographs and works towards proficiency with use
Assists Blaster with drill pattern layout and setup and reviews this with the drill operator
Assists Blaster with monitoring the relationship between blast pattern and type of digging
Assists Blaster with accounting for explosives and drill supply usage and inventory
May transport explosives across state lines
May complete trip manifest, shot reports, cost sheets and related paperwork as required
All other duties as assigned
High School Degree
Two years' experience working with drills and explosives
Demonstrates basic blasting problem solving skills
Able to travel out of town as needed
Ability to obtain blasting licenses
Ability to perform essential functions of the position
Ability to lift 50 - 100 lbs., 30 - 40% of the time
Work on uneven and loose surfaces in varying weather environments
Stooping and bending 30 – 40% of the time
Maine Drilling & Blasting is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We will not discriminate against applicants with regard to any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, and physical or mental disability.
External Company Name: Maine Drilling & Blasting Inc.
External Company URL: mdandb.com