Surface Blaster

Locations: Sudbury
Provinces: Ontario

Currently, we are seeking Surface Blasters to join our growing team in the Sudbury Basin.  The key responsibilities of the Surface Blaster include but not limited to:

  • Executing blasting duties in a safe manner by following blast design, laying pattern, achieving proper elevations, loading holes, and initiating and controlling the blast area in accordance with regulations and safety standards
  • Determining the proper blast material to achieve desired surface preparation and profile according to specifications
  • Maintaining general condition of all blasting equipment to ensure proper and safe operation and report any deficiencies to the site Supervisor
  • Ensuring inventory is maintained and material is available to complete the job
  • Handling the safe transportation of dangerous goods
  • Maintaining general housekeeping and cleanliness of the job site to prevent hazards
  • Complete all job tasks and pre-op checks in risk management software (sofvie)
  • Providing coaching and training to the labourer(s) in order for he/she to assist with blasting activities
  • Performing other duties as assigned by Supervisor


  • Fully accredited in Surface Mining Common Core Program (# 770210)
  • Valid Transportation of dangerous goods accreditation
  • Minimum 3-5 years of surface mining/blasting experience
  • Experience in construction, pre-shear/wall-split, open-pit blasting and/or quarrying is considered an asset
  • Knowledge and understanding of surface mining and blast standards
  • Proficient with laying pattern and accurately reading/understanding blasting plans to ensure blasting is completed according to specifications
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Computer literacy is an asset to utilize risk management software
  • Committed to maintaining a safe and efficient work environment
  • Willing and able to undergo pre-employment testing as a condition of employment
  • Must be willing to work at any site that Technica operates at

 Technica Mining offers a comprehensive compensation package including a company matched pension plan, as well as competitive health, dental, life and disability benefits, plus ongoing development and training.

How to Apply:

If you choose not to apply through our career page, please reference ‘SB22’ when submitting an application and forward resumes to:

Technica Mining
225 Fielding Road, Lively ON, P3Y 1L8
Fax: 705-692-4310

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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