Job title: Blaster Helper – Contract

Company: Anglo American

Job description: Company DescriptionBe part of the team.
The team that makes it happen.You communicate openly and enjoy being part of a fantastic team with an unwavering commitment to safety. Come and join us working at Gahcho Kué one of the world’s greatest mines.We’re the world’s leading diamond company – a unique luxury business that thrives on the creativity, passion and knowledge of our people.To push our company forwards, we always need to think differently. We welcome diverse perspectives, people who think rigorously and aren’t afraid to challenge assumptions.In return, we provide you with the space and support to grow and achieve your ambitions.Job DescriptionThe De Beers Group has a full-time, 2-year long-term contract, opportunity for a Blast Helper within the Mine Operations department at the Gahcho Kué Mine located in the Northwest Territories. Reporting to the Drill & Blast Supervisor and working a two (2) week in / two (2) week out rotation, this position is responsible for the safe and effective operation of large rotary or percussion/hammer drills. The ideal candidate is one who is committed to safe working practices and strives for zero harm.Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting all drilling and blasting requirements;
  • Maintaining safe housekeeping of work-areas;
  • Working with various teams in the open pit;
  • Following all explosives regulations and site procedures;
  • Attending blast courses and refresher training supplied by company; and
  • Conducting daily safety checks and inspections of the equipment before operating.

Reporting to the Drill & Blast Supervisor, the role is based in the Mine Operations department. This is a site-based position with a 14 days in/14 days out rotation and is a long-term contract for the duration of 2 years.QualificationsFormal qualifications:

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  • Qualified to work in a surface mining environment;
  • Experience in mining industry, preferably open pit;
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced;
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written;
  • Proven commitment to Safety, Health and Environmental standards; and
  • Ability to work in a safety-oriented, fast-paced, cross-cultural environment.

Please note priority will be given to Members of the Deninu Kué, Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation, North Slave Métis Alliance, Northwest Territory Métis Nation, Tlicho Government, or Yellowknives Dene First Nation, followed by non-indigenous residents of the Northwest Territories.Additional InformationWho we are:Active in Canada for over 60 years, we are part of De Beers Group, the world’s leading diamond company. Globally, we are a team of more than 20,000 people, with operations in Canada, Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa, and activities across the diamond value chain from exploration to diamond jewelry retail. Our unwavering focus on sustainability and Building Forever fuels our commitment to advance standards across the diamond industry, protect the natural world, partner with local communities, and accelerate economic inclusion to support diversity in our business and beyond.In Canada, we have more than 600 employees working at offices in Calgary, Toronto and Yellowknife, actively exploring for new diamond opportunities, recovering diamonds at the joint venture Gahcho Kué mine in the Northwest Territories, and closing and rehabilitating two mines. We are also advancing the Chidliak Project to establish a technologically advanced diamond mine on Baffin Island using FutureSmart Mining principles.At De Beers, we believe in the power of working in partnership with communities to create lasting, positive impacts that endure long after we recover the last diamond. Our inclusive and diverse workplace values mining with respect for the environment and nearby communities, and we seek team players who share our passion for Making Life Brilliant.SafetySafety first is a way of life for us. We are unconditional about the safety, health and well-being of our colleagues, at work and at home, and about that of the communities where we work. We aim to lead the industry by investing in innovation to protect people, who are at the heart of our business. Our high performing teams take accountability for their own and others’ actions, work collaboratively, and always show care and respect.Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)As a global #HeForShe Thematic Champion, De Beers is committed to promoting an equitable, inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfil their potential. Please inform us should there be any special requirements that should be considered as part of your application.Building ForeverSustainability is at the heart of our decision-making – it is how we do business. Building Forever is key to our purpose as it represents our ambitious and holistic sustainability framework and is central to our ability to deliver long-term value to our communities and partners. This shapes how we protect our social and environmental license to operate, build a long-term legacy in our host communities and earn consumers’ trust in our diamonds that they can wear with pride.ReferralThis opportunity is open to a paid referral incentive according to the Employee Referral Policy (HRM.AD.21.00). Referral incentives are applicable to De Beers Group internal employees only.Background ChecksSuccessful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.#LI-MT1

Location: Northwest Territories

Job date: Sat, 06 Jul 2024 07:04:05 GMT