JSE342 Drill and Blast Technician

JSE342 Drill and Blast Technician

30 Mar
Teck Resources Limited

30 Mar

Teck Resources Limited


Closing Date: April 2, 2021

Reporting to the Drill and Blast Engineer, the Drill and Blast Technician is responsible for working closely with the Engineering Team and Mine Operations to support safe and efficient drill and blast planning and execution. Specifically, this role includes drill pattern design, tie in designs, explosives loading instructions, and drill and blast optimization. This role follows a 4x4-day shift schedule.

To be successful we are looking for someone with the ability to multitask, stay organized, and adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment. Someone who is self-motivated, has strong problem-solving skills, and is detail oriented, with a passion for continuous improvement.

This role requires a high level of integrity and an ability know your audience; communication and interpersonal skills are vital.

Join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips. Whether it's biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone! Come experience what work life balance is all about!


Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures

Develop blast drawings such as drill maps, tie-ins, and clearance maps

Manage the safety aspects of drilling and blasting, including establishing blast evacuation zones, misfire management, design, and file management

Support and provide recommendations to the short-range drill and blast mine plan

Manage applications utilized by the department such as drones and blast vibration analysis

Contribute to drill and blast optimization initiatives including RACE21™ projects

Coordinate and execute the blast plan between the blast crew and short -range plan team


Diploma or degree in mining or civil engineering, or other related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Minimum two years’ experience working in an industrial environment, mining or geology experience would be an asset

Strong digital literacy in the Microsoft Office Suite®: Outlook, Word, and Excel

Proficiency in mining related and engineering design software, such as AutoCAD, MineSight, and Vulcan would be an asset

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

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