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Surface Mine Blasting Foreman/Woman Posted on Jan 23, 2018 by Bio-Blast Canada

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $42.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 16, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Bio-Blast Canada

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Major Work Area

Blasting

Experience

5 years or more

Workers Supervised

Blasters (surface mining or quarrying or construction)

Type of Industry Experience

Construction

Specific Skills

  • Train or arrange for training
  • Supervise workers and projects
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

5-10 people

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

May 16, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Surface Mine Blasting Foreman/Woman is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews
DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising the activities of workers who operate cranes and construction, paving, drilling, railway maintenance and other similar heavy equipment; may supervise activities of related workers

innovative

Interest in co-ordinating and scheduling the activities of workers on heavy construction equipment crews; and in resolving problems; may co-ordinate and schedule the activities of apprentices, helpers and labourers

objective

Interest in understanding the functioning of equipment and machinery and procedures used by heavy construction equipment crews

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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