Dyno Nobel Equipment Operator in Adna, Washington

Equipment Operator

Location: US - WA - Adna

Job Code: 30004973

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Operate Dyno Nobel trucks and specialty equipment to deliver commercial explosives products to customers in a safe, timely and efficient manner

About Dyno Nobel:

Dyno Nobel, a wholly owned subsidiary of Incitec Pivot Limited, a global leader in diversified industrial chemicals that manufactures and distributes industrial explosives, industrial chemicals and fertilisers . We provide blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America and Australia, as well as selected customers in the Asia Pacific region. Due to continued results and world-leading innovation, customers in the mining, quarry, construction, pipeline and geophysical exploration industries choose Dyno Nobel.

Equipment Operator

Position Summary:


Operate Dyno Nobel trucks and specialty equipment to deliver commercial explosives products to customers in a safe, timely and efficient manner

Reports to: Site Manager

Core Accountabilities

  • Essential Functions:

  • Ability to competently complete inventory records, other appropriate documentation and reports

  • Drive/operate a range of delivery vehicles over public roads in order to move or deliver explosive products to company or customer sites in a timely and safe manner

  • Drive and operate bulk/blend truck in order to prepare and deliver quality ANFO products to customer sites

  • Possess basic mechanical skills and the ability to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs or maintenance while in the field, deliver and off load product within DN H&S Management System procedures and practices

  • Calibrate equipment, calculate fuel percentages and check emulsion density

  • Load and unload all trucks, and maintain magazines, sites and inventories

  • Follow all safety procedures and maintain safe working conditions in the shop, while driving and operating equipment and while on blast sites in order to protect personal safety and safety of others

  • Prepare and maintain all records and reports concerning the handling and transportation of explosive products, including safety, and the use and detonation of explosives, in order to assure accurate billing, regulatory compliance and performance history

  • Knowledgeable and use practices consistent with company policies and procedures from applicable technical modules, SOPs, work site, and safety policies and procedures.

  • Knowledgeable of, and comply with applicable DOT, OSHA, MSHA, EPA and BATFE.

  • Ability to work accurately with numbers and perform simple mathematical calculations.

  • Proactively handle safety issues and practice Take 5! process by using the HAT tool to promote personal responsibility for safety.

  • Maintain safe working conditions and assure that all crew members and others on the site follow all safety and regulatory procedures and practices to ensure a safe and successful event.

  • Responsible for Inventory Management

  • Decision Making Authority: Make decisions at a moderate degree of complexity.

  • Major Challenges: Managing Customer expectations performance and deliveries while complying with all DOT, OSHA, MSHA, EPA and BATFE regulations

Technical Competencies

  • Education: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Experience

  • 12-24 months of mechanical, commercial driving, explosives or related work experience

  • Technical:

  • Must satisfy the requirements for a “possessor of explosives” as defined by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

  • Acquire and maintain all appropriate licenses and certifications required by federal, state and county entities.

  • CDL Class A license preferred, Class B acceptable. HAZMAT and Air Brakes endorsements required.

  • Satisfactory completion of and demonstrated competencies in DNNA specified training modules, including technical, regulatory and other applicable skill based training.

  • Experience with Inventory Management a plus

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English, and to communicate in writing and verbally.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must possess basic computer skills.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

  • Frequent exposure to long distance driving, road hazards, hazardous and explosive materials

  • Ability to operate mobile equipment in remote locations

  • Working conditions are primarily outdoors in all weather conditions of temperature and climate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment where required, and will require lifting of up to 60 lbs on a regular basis.

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Being a part of the Dyno Nobel team is a combination of everything that is unique about Dyno Nobel: our culture, our core values, our commitment to safety, but most importantly, it is our people. It is what sets us apart from your average employer, and is everything that makes Dyno Nobel a great place to work. At Dyno Nobel, we are committed to equal employment opportunity.

Dyno Nobel does not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us. Our supplier base is restricted to specified hiring needs. Therefore, any resume received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and Dyno Nobel will not be obligated to pay a referral or placement fee.