Shot-firer

Career opportunity and dynamic work environment, Ravensworth, NSW, Australia, Lifestyle & Location.Ravensworth Complex comprises of the Ravensworth Open Cut and Coal Handling Preparation Plant that provides high quality coal for the export market. The operation has approval to mine over 14Mtpa, with a mine life to 2034 with potential continuation opportunities.

An opportunity exists at our open cut operation for a Shot-firer. As a key member of the drill and blast team you will be responsible for;

  • Ensuring safe and efficient blasting practices;
  • Perform Loading and firing of blast holes while monitoring compliance with site procedures, environmental and government regulations;
  • Monitor the mining environment, check post/drilling/blast areas to make sure safety regulations are met;
  • Follow all blast management plans and manage MMU time on bench performance.
  • Conduct explosives magazine stock-takes.

The ideal candidate will include a proactive attitude to safety, a strong work ethic and leadership ability. Working with the highly motivated drill and blast team, flexibility and excellent teamwork skills will be essential for your success in this role.


You will also have:

  • Blasting Explosives User’s Licence and an Unsupervised Handler’s Licence;
  • Understanding of NSW Coal Mining & OH&S Statutory obligations;
  • Previous shot firing experience in an open cut coal mine.

Ravensworth Open Cut are committed to delivering safety and performance. Our culture promotes growth and development and rewards dedicated people who are ambassadors of our values and have the drive to be leaders in their field. Ideally located in the NSW Hunter Valley near Singleton, in close proximity to Maitland and Newcastle, this operation offers the opportunity to further develop your career in a challenging and fast paced environment, coupled with an idyllic lifestyle and location, for willing applicants.



Applications Close: Friday, 16 October 2020

12/10/2020 $0 Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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