23 Apr 2021

Blaster at Dangote

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Job Description


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 be assigned by the Supervisor, Drilling & Blasting from time to time.


Key Requirements

Education and Work Experience

  • A Degree or its equivalent in Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ work experience in blasting.

Skills and Competencies

  • 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 : 30th April, 2021.

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