Blast Crew Member ID: 57707

Deadline Date: 2019/03/29

Location: Orillia / Hagersville / Lanark

About Austin Powder Austin Powder Company began in 1833 to manufacture black powder to blast rocks, mine coal, create canals, and literally move mountains. Today Austin Powder is a world leader in the blasting industry. We provide blasting services and commercial explosives throughout North America and the world. We primarily service the quarry, mining, construction, and seismic exploration industries. We are an industry leader in the manufacturing of detonating cord, detonator-sensitive emulsions, cast boosters, high-explosive emulsions, non-electric and electronic detonators.

Summary of the Role Austin Powder Company is seeking Blast Crew Members for our Orillia, Hagersville, and Lanark Ontario locations.

Posting Date:
 Orillia / Hagersville / Lanark
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Trades, Transport, and Equipment
Duties / Responsibilities
1. Responsible for loading/unloading product for delivery which results in frequent lifting of 40-50 pound product bags or boxes.
2. Assist with site preparation and equipment set up.
3. Operate company vehicles to transport products to and from specified job sites.
4. Assist the Blaster in charge with safety preparation.
5. Performs labour support at job sites and location (e.g., inspect product bins, inventory of product, completion of required paperwork) under the direction of the Blaster in charge or Location Manager.
6. Maintains safe working conditions.
Qualifications / Requirements
- Must be a minimum 21 years of age
- Class G License
- College diploma preferred
- We require a fit person who can handle lifting as necessary
- Involves daily physical labour as well as periodic shop days and duties that are expected from all employees.
- Must provide clean driver abstract
- Able to pass security screening (Criminal record check)
- Able to pass post offer pre-employment functional abilities evaluation
- Able to pass pre-employment (post-offer) and random drug screening. Physical Requirements
- Able to work outside in all weather conditions
- Frequent lifting of 40-60 pound product bags or boxes.
- Extended Health
- Dental
- Accidental Death & Dismemberment
- Weekly Income (STD)
- Long Term Disability
- Group Life Insurance
- Dependent Life Insurance
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How To Apply:
 Interested candidates please contact John Newton at

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 John Newton
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