Job Details
  • Reference369323G_1629426326
  • LocationNewcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales
  • SalaryAU$95000 - AU$120000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantConstruction Team

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.
Chandler Macleod has partnered with a global leader to recruit several Underground MCU Operators.

About the role:

We are extremely excited to announce that we are inviting applications for multiple Underground Operator positions throughout our Clients East Coast Australian Metals business. These roles are based in Central NSW and will mainly operate on 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off or 7 and 7 roster basis. There is potential for these positions to be drive in, drive out for NSW residents. Onsite accommodation and meals are provided.

As a valued member of our team, you will work closely with our customers to achieve our operational goals, whilst maintaining an unwavering focus on safety. You will be specifically trained and supported to operate our MCU's (Mobile Charge Units), which are highly advanced medium rigid vehicles, fitted with the latest technologies and onboard computer systems to deliver bulk explosives at underground mine sites.

This really is an incredible opportunity to work with a world leader in innovative blasting technologies, experience training and learnings from some of our most experienced blasting professionals and develop an exciting career path with a company who genuinely supports your ambitions.

What you will be doing:

  • Operating our MCU vehicles (Mobile Charge Unit) and other associated blasting plant and machinery;
  • Providing operational blasting knowledge and advice to our client blast crews and associated stakeholders;
  • Assisting with preventative maintenance on all associated Plant & Machinery;
  • Assist with the 'hands-on' delivery of explosive products into pre-drilled blast holes on bench;
  • Working in tight unison with your teammates to provide excellence in service to our valued customers;
  • Demonstrating and setting the example of our key company value: 'Safety is our Priority, Always';
  • At all times acting with integrity and respect.



What you bring:

  • A current Medium Rigid (MR) drivers licence, or the ability to gain this prior to your commencement;
  • Current QESC/SSAN security clearance or willing to obtain prior to interview (prerequisite);
  • 2+ Years experience with production charging using emulsion based products (preferred);
  • Previous experience with Orica MCU or Hypercharge™ units using LOADPlus™ will be highly regarded;
  • Ability to pass all required security checks in which to obtain a Dangerous Goods licence;
  • An excellent, positive and team-based attitude where you look out for your mates;
  • A basic mechanical comprehension is advantageous, but not essential.



If you believe you have the necessary skills to succeed in this position, please send through an update resume using the 'Apply' function.