Drill and Blast Supervisor - Blackwater PL

Downer Group

18 Jun 2019 E. Australia Standard Time

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Job ID: 560024

Job type: Full Time - Permanent

Location: Blackwater

Categories: Operations/Production

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining, Energy and Industrial division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources, energy, power generation and industrial sectors. As part of this team, you’ll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.

Position summary

As we continue our evolution of growth and innovation, finding right people is critical to our success in supporting our customers and catering to market demands. As part of this growth, we are currently seeking a dynamic Drill and Blast Supervisor to join the team at Blackwater.

Your proven ability to lead and develop a highly diverse team, will ensure your ongoing success and progression within our business. This role will be based at our Blackwater project in Central Queensland.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Manage and lead a team to deliver high production output levels and utilisation across a mixed contract drill fleet;
  • Driving and delivering HSE excellence in all facets of the project with a focus on safety engagement with all personnel;
  • Manage and coordinate the day to day operations of the fleet and our most important assets – our people;


To be successful you will have:

  • Significant demonstrated experience at a Supervision level;
  • Proven ability to successfully deliver outcomes for key clients;
  • Significant experience working in blasthole drilling operations;
  • Experience in managing drilling contractors is highly regarded
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications with the ability to effectively deliver directions to individuals and groups.
  • Proven leadership ability with a very strong commitment to zero harm.


This exciting role offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment and develop your career within a highly successful organisation. If you are passionate about what you do and motivated to succeed, apply now.

Please note, Downer do not accept resumes via email and please ensure you attach copies of your Resume, Licences, Trade Papers/tickets and proof of eligibility to work in Australia i.e. passport/birth certificate to your online application.

As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, we encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians, to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

For further questions please contact Jessica Graham E: [email protected]

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Closing Date: 18 Jun 2019 E. Australia Standard Time

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23 May 2019
18 Aug 2019
Blackwater QLD 4717
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