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Licensed Rhode Island Blaster

Maine Drilling and Blasting, Inc | Milford, MA 01757

Maine Drilling and Blasting, Inc

Description
Maine Drilling & Blasting is seeking an experienced Blaster to work on quarry and construction sites throughout Rhode Island. The selected individual will be responsible for performing blasting activity in accordance with the job program to achieve anticipated production. This position supports the direction of the Blasting Supervisor and Project Superintendent. Reports blasting results and status to Project Superintendent or Blasting Supervisor for input and direction.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Performs assigned blasting activities.
* Works as a job site blaster and receives direction from Blasting Supervisor and/or Project Superintendent
* Provides input on blast-related activities to aid direct supervisor in plans
* Identifies blast site problems and resolves with Blasting Supervisor or Project Superintendent, if necessary
* Verifies that pre-blast inspections have been conducted prior to blasting
* Performs all necessary pre-blast tests and seismograph setup as needed
* Understands and follows all Company safety policies and practices
* Places supply and material requests through Blasting Supervisor or Project Superintendent as needed
* Monitors the relationship between blast pattern and type of digging and reports results to Blasting Supervisor or Project Superintendent
* Documents use of explosives and completes required inventory paperwork
* Transports explosives across state lines, as needed
* Completes field accounting reports and required trip manifest forms as needed
* Attends required meetings and trainings
* All other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:
* Has a thorough understanding of blasting techniques: blast design, loading holes, select and operate electric and non-electric detonators, demonstrate grade & elevation readings, secure blast site, identify explosives, demonstrate pop shooting
* Minimum of two years experience working with explosives
* Proficient in all areas of drill operations
* Must successfully pass a criminal background check with ATF
* Must hold a valid CDL with hazmat endorsement and have a good driving record as defined by the Company's insurance carrier (able to transport explosives across state lines)
* Must have good communications skills
* Out of town/state travel

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
* Ability to perform essential functions of the position
* Ability to lift 50 lbs., 30 - 40% of the time
* Work on uneven and loose surfaces in varying weather environments
* Stooping and bending 30 – 40% of the time

Benefits:
Competitive Salary and Compensation Package, including Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401(k) Plan with Company Match, Health, Dental, and Vision Plans, Company-Provided Life Insurance, Optional Short/Long Term Disability Plans, Bonus Programs, and more.

Education:
* High School Diploma


Posted On: 09/21/182018-09-21
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Construction
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
Pay Type: Annual Salary
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 01757, Construction

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