Blast Crew Driver

Austin Powder
Suisun City, CA

Are you looking to get off the road? Are you looking to reclaim your weekends? Are you looking to work for a company that promotes from within? Austin Powder is seeking to hire a full-time Blast Crew / CDL Operator to transport products, operate a mobile manufacturing vehicle, and assist with labor support at job sites. This position offers a competitive wage and generous benefits. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, a 401(k), a flexible spending account, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term disability, and an employee assistance program (EAP). If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been searching for, apply for this blasting worker position today!

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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
  • Unrestricted license for operating manuals and/or automatics preferred
  • Must meet requirements of all State and Federal explosive laws and qualify as an ATF explosive possessor

Are you a self-starter that is hardworking and passionate? Do you enjoy driving and being outdoors? Are you a dependable team player? Are you willing to learn and expand your skills? If so, you may be perfect for this position!