Quarry Drilling Technician - Experienced or Trainee

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Rocblast Ltd is an independent blasting company specialising in drill and blast solutions for the Quarrying and Civil Engineering industries. Established in 2007, the company is operated by a small, highly skilled team providing unrivalled technical knowledge and services, bringing more than 65 years’ experience in the industry. Rocblast provides a wide range of services to the extractive and construction industries including laser face profiling, efficient blast design, fuel efficient rock drilling, blast supervision, supply of associated products, environmental disturbance monitoring and consultancy services. Due to the continued growth of our business, we currently have a vacancy for: Quarry Drilling Technician - Experienced or Trainee

About the job

Rocblast Ltd is an independent blasting company specialising in drill and blast solutions for the Quarrying and Civil Engineering industries. Established in 2007, the company is operated by a small, highly skilled team providing unrivalled technical knowledge and services, bringing more than 65 years’ experience in the industry. Rocblast provides a wide range of services to the extractive and construction industries including laser face profiling, efficient blast design, fuel efficient rock drilling, blast supervision, supply of associated products, environmental disturbance monitoring and consultancy services. Due to the continued growth of our business, we currently have a vacancy for: Quarry Drilling Technician - Experienced or Trainee

The Role

Based on our customers sites throughout N. Ireland and R.O.I and reporting to the technical team the successful candidate will be responsible for
• Day to day safe and efficient operation of quarry drilling rig in line with current legislation and best practice.
• Daily checks and operation, routine maintenance, calibra-tion and operation of drill rig in line with operating proce-dures and risk assessments.
• Efficient management of rig movements between quarries
• The adoption of customer focused work ethic and best practice
• Developing and maintaining professional and courteous relationships with customers
• Maintain safety checks and safety records, follow proce-dures, work instructions and conditions of risk assessments
• Maintain all records as required to comply with legislation, industry standards as a minimum, and best practice where practicable.
• Timely and accurate completion of drill log documents.
• Submission of accurate mileage records and/or fuel card receipts

The Applicant

Candidates must demonstrate experience in working in a site or quarry environment and will possess the following skills and competencies.
• Previous operation of tracked or similar plant is desirable
• The ability to work unsupervised and manage own time is essential
• Willingness to start early and travel between sites is es-sential
• Accurate record keeping and administration is essential
• A clean driving licence
• The successful candidate will be organised with good planning and time management skills
• Previous drilling experience would be desirable but not essential
• The successful candidate will be required to submit a clear Access NI standard check.

How to apply

Rocblast strive to obtain and train the best talent. The successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience and will include a company vehicle. If you would like to be considered for this position, please forward contact details and C.V by email to admin@rocblast.com