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Explosive Supervisor - South Yorkshire

  • Contract type: Full time, Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Holme Hall, South Yorkshire

We are currently seeking an Explosive Supervisor/shotfirer to join the team at Holme Hall Quarry, which is one of the largest quarries in the Breedon Group. 

The role will involve all aspects of blasting operations including, face profiling, marking out shots, designing the blast specification, safe transfer and storage of explosives.

Other duties will include the charging and firing of production shots, liaising with the driller and development of our apprentice shotfirer.   

Candidates must demonstrate a strong attitude to health and safety as well as a sound understanding of shot firing operations. The successful candidate must have or be working towards their NVQ level 3 in shot firing and the MPQC shot firing/explosives supervision card.

Although not essential, it would benefit to have licenses for loading shovels, and articulated dumpers.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered including company pension scheme and life assurance. 

The business places the highest importance on sustained standards of excellence in all aspects of Health Safety and Environmental management and you will be expected to contribute to the Company’s zero harm culture.

Breedon is committed to making a material difference for its customers and colleagues. We take a value led approach in all our activities and respect the contribution of our colleagues in making this happen. In respect of this we’re working continuously to construct an inclusive working environment, promoting an environment where colleagues can be themselves, feel valued, respected and able to give their best. 

Closing date for applications: 26th November 2021

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