At Orica, it’s the power of our people that leads change and shapes our futures. Every day, all around the world, our people help mobilise vital resources essential to progress. Established in 1874, we have grown to become the world leader in mining and civil blasting with a diverse of team of more than 13,000 across the world.
It’s an exciting time to join us – we are shaping the future of mining through digital and automated technologies, embracing new ways of thinking, pioneering innovation and reimagining the way we work.
About the role
We're currently looking for experienced Blasting Engineers, Technical Services Engineers, Blasting Technicians and Senior Blasting Technicians to join our Technical Services team, supporting customers in WA . These roles can be based in our Perth or Kalgoorlie offices.
This role may entail occasional site visits, which could amount to a maximum of 20%, in order to assist with technical projects at customer mine locations. This role's main focus is to provide drill and blast design support, on-bench training of Orica products, deliver advanced technical projects, and ensure product stewardship for our mining and quarry customers.
At Orica, we are proud to be the Global Market Leader in our field, and the pioneers of advanced blasting technologies. We continue to invest in, and develop new blasting technologies and systems that are changing and advancing the mining sector as we know it. The successful candidate can expect award winning training, career coaching and development, a network of global blasting experts to collaborate with, a healthy salary and bonus scheme, and of course the opportunity to work within a friendly, supportive and collaborative environment.
If you are an experienced drill and blast professional wishing to work for the best in the business, this is absolutely the role for you.
What you will be doing
Blasting Projects: Assist team on execution of blasting-related projects on our customer sites by using Orica's full suite of advanced and cutting-edged blasting systems and technologies;
Blasting Product Stewardship: Providing advanced-level blasting expertise and training on Orica's products to our customer teams;
Working Together: Forming and nurturing sustainable relationships with our customers technical and operational teams;
Blasting Solutions and Project Execution: Working alongside our customer blasting teams to understand blasting problems, and applying the correct blasting advice and assistance to deliver outstanding results;
Continual Learning and Development: Attending blasting training sessions, seminars, and masterclasses with Orica's global Technical Services communities to hone your own skills and expertise.
What you will bring
Blasting Engineer or experienced Technical Services Engineer
• Degree qualification Mining Engineering or a related earth sciences discipline such as geology or civil; • Technical experience in drill & blast, preferably within varied sites and environments in Underground mining. Experienced Open cut Drill and Blast engineer who keen to explore and understand underground Drilling and Blasting are encouraged to apply as well; • Experience in using Electronic Blasting systems.
Blasting Technician or Senior Blasting Technician
• Experience as a underground operator, shotfirers, experience charge up , or MCU or Hypercharge operator; • TAE cert IV highly regarded but not essential. • Experience in using Electronic Blasting systems.
What we offer
As part of a truly global company, you will have the ability to grow and learn in a diverse, collaborative culture. We foster relationships and learning through connected global and local teams, promote flexible and diverse career paths and support the development of your knowledge and skills.
You will be paid a competitive salary, learn from talented individuals across multiple disciplines and be able to thrive in a safe workplace within a collaborative culture. Ignite your career at a place where your distinct potential can find its home.
We respect and value all
Orica promotes and fosters a culture of inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment everywhere we operate. We treat our people and applicants with fairness, dignity, and respect, getting the best of everyone’s contributions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, nationality, age, military or veteran, marital or disability status.