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Underground Operations Blasting Supervisor

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Position Description:
Barrick is looking for an Underground Drill and Blast Supervisor to join our Barrick Nevada Cortez District Underground Operations.
  • Safely and effectively coordinate and manage drill and blast program for underground operations
  • Apply strong leadership to execute the mine plan and improve performance by leading an operations team to deliver safe, environmentally sound and efficient gold production
  • Comply with State and Federal legal regulations, Barrick Safety and Environmental policies and procedures
  • Cooperate with supervisors, coordinators and managers on management of safety and environmental issues, including complying with any instructions
  • Intervene, as necessary, to ensure the health and safety of others in the workplace and to protect the environment
  • Attend scheduled or unscheduled safety meetings
  • Complete regular safety inspections of the workplace and audit work practices
  • Inspect work for loose material and any hazardous conditions that can pose a risk to personnel or equipment
  • Coordination and supervision of drill and blast daily work requirements using the 4P philosophy (People, Planet, Property and Production)
  • Manage and support drill and blast contractor activities
  • Conduct daily line out meetings and monthly safety meetings
  • Positive and effective working relationship with Production, Maintenance, and Technical teams
  • Ensure that Production has manpower available to meet the production plan by managing manpower effectively
  • Excellent and demonstrated personal commitment to safety & health – completing one FLRA (field level risk assessment) per week and ensuring any findings are documented and actioned
  • Provide support to Safety Division through participation in fishbone and taproot exercises and follow up on action plans
  • Support regulatory requirements in the area of safety, health, environment and the community
  • Continually drive process improvements through effective budgeting, monitoring and scheduling
  • Focus on “visible felt leadership” by interacting with personnel “in the field” (minimum of 30% of working time)
  • Perform other duties as assigned
• Minimum 3 years experience in drill and blast activities required
• Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite software required
• Excellent written and oral communication skills preferred 
• Minimum 5 years supervisory experience or lead person required
• Planning, problem solving, decision making and organizational/interpersonal skills preferred
Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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