13 Apr 2023

Blaster at Dangote

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Job Description


  • Responsible for filling blast holes with explosives and detonate explosives to dislodge limestone and rock or to demolish structures.
  • Read instructions or diagrams, lay out drill pattern and determine depth and diameter of blast holes and conduct field tests to determine type and quantity of explosives required.
  • Mark pattern of drill holes or issues drilling instructions for depth and placement of blast holes.
  • Assemble primer charges using selected detonators, fuses, detonating cords and other materials.
  • Load explosives in blast holes by hand or direct movement of bulk explosives trucks to load holes.
  • Connect electrical wires, detonating cords or fuses into series and connect series to blasting machines; press handle or button to detonate charges.
  • Handle, store and transport explosives and accessories in accordance with regulations and ensure that safety procedures are observed.
  • May operate air-track, rotary, down-the-hole or other drilling machines to drill blast holes or may direct drilling of blast holes.
  • Perform any other duties as may assigned by Senior.


  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma or its equivalent in Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of work experience in open pit blasting.
  • Experience as a blaster in surface mining and quarrying or construction.
  • Very good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Very good oral and written communication skill.


  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Pay Off Time
  • Training and Development
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Closing Date : 27th April, 2023.

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