ABOUT AUSTIN POWDER
Austin Powder manufactures a full line of industrial explosives and provides blasting services to customers in the quarrying, mining, construction, and oil and gas industries -- all for the purpose of providing aggregate, energy, and mineral products to consumers.
Our values of commitment to safety, attention to detail, and the power of family are the very bedrock upon which our company's culture is built. We truly value our team which is why we offer competitive opportunities for career growth and advancement.
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A BLAST CREW / CDL OPERATOR
As a Blast Crew / CDL Operator, you will handle packaged explosive products, operate manufacturing vehicles on the job site, and load and drive box trucks and dewatering equipment. All activity is done in strict compliance with safety and company procedures. You will assist blasters load and stem blast holes prior to initiating the blast. This position involves being outside in all weather conditions, lifting and carrying 50+ pounds of product and other materials, and frequently squatting and bending as you prepare for the shot.
Safety is always a priority whether you are driving or assisting the Blaster in charge with site preparation and equipment setup. Under the direction of the Blaster in charge or Location Manager, you will inspect product bins, inventory of product, and complete required paperwork. To keep your truck and equipment running properly, you will perform both general and preventative maintenance. As a Blast Crew / CDL Operator, you will enjoy keeping busy and being on the move throughout the day.
- Valid Class-A or Class-B CDL license and clean driving record
- Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
- Physical ability to lift 50 lbs
- Hazmat, tanker, and air brake endorsements highly preferred
- Must meet requirements of all State and Federal explosive laws and qualify as an ATF explosive possessor
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this Blast Crew / Mobile Operator position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.