Drill and Blast - Blast Crew

Vacancy number • PUB407216

Brunel is recruiting experienced Blast Crew for contract roles with a leading Iron Ore producer. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career with one of Australia’s top mining companies while taking advantage of an excellent rate of pay and fantastic site culture. This role offers an 8/6 or 2/1 roster with genuine temp to perm and career progression pathways onsite.

About this role

Working as part of a drill and blast team, you will be required to:

  • Prime and load blast holes
  • Mark up drill patterns
  • Support your team members to achieve the unit’s shared objectives.
  • Monitor and set up blast zones
  • QA/QC of blast holes - recording data to pass onto supervisors
  • Working alongside drillers and shot firers to complete ad-hoc tasks such as refueling LVs and other machinery and general maintenance activities.
  • Upholding safety regulations and protocol.


We encourage you to apply if you have the following experience:

  • Previous Drill & Blast experience is highly desirable
  • "C" class unrestricted manual license is essential
  • National Police Clearance (within 12 months)
  • Dangerous Goods Security Card (DGSC) - or willing to obtain
  • Working at heights -
  • Great attitude and team mindset is essential


Our client is one of the leading Iron-Ore producers for Australia, based in the Pilbara Region. They have a strong set of core values that they uphold in all areas of the company. They appreciate ingenuity, hard work, and enthusiasm from their team and in return, offer:

  • FIFO from Perth
  • 8:6 roster or 2/1 roster available - 12 hr. shifts
  • Superannuation paid on all hours
  • Genuine temp to perm opportunities if you display the right attitude and commitment
  • Career pathways to Blast Hole Driller or Shotfirer
  • Brunel Benefits – salary packaging inc. options for flights ex east coast, flexible payroll options, discountedGym & health membership, corporate travel benefits plus more

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Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organizations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Rebecca Daglan is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB407216

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