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Why work with RedBull Powder?

RedBull prides itself on its inclusive caring company culture and can offer the successful candidate a dynamic team environment, competitive remuneration, training and career opportunities.

We have a variety of roles and areas for development from entry level to experienced drilling and blasting professionals. We are currently seeking team members who are interested in a long-term career with a point of difference.

We are currently on the lookout for a Labourer, Trainee Shot Firer, and a Blast Hole Driller situated between North Waikato and Whangarei.

Register your interest today!

You will gain:

  • Valuable experience working within a dynamic team environment
  • Inclusive caring company culture
  • New skills and extensive industry experience
  • International & domestic travel opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Career growth potential

All candidates will be required to pass a medical, police check, drug & alcohol screening, ongoing random testing and hold a current unrestricted driver license.

Job Vacancies

Blasting Labourer - Otago x 2

RedBull Powder Company manufactures a range of explosive products and provides comprehensive drilling and blasting services to quarries, mines and construction projects in New Zealand.

We are recruiting a Blasting Labourer to provide hands on support to the mobile processing delivery units, blast crews and manufacturing plant operation at Macraes Mine, East Otago.

RedBull prides itself on its inclusive caring company culture and can offer the successful candidate a dynamic team environment, competitive remuneration, training and career opportunities.

You will be required to:

  • Load blastholes in a mining environment
  • Support the mobile processing delivery unit operators
  • Operating manufacturing plant
  • Comply with safe working procedures and instructions
  • General labouring and housekeeping duties

You will need to bring:

  • Excellent communication, physically fit and have a high standard of personal presentation
  • Great work ethic, punctuality and be highly motivated to work with a positive attitude
  • Current full driver licence and clean criminal background

Ideally the successful candidate would reside in the East Otago area. This position is available for an immediate start and is rostered 7 days rostered on and 7 days rostered off, which will involve weekend work. Start time is 6.30am. Transport is provided from Palmerston to the mine site.  This role can at times be physically demanding and is mostly based outdoors.

Applicants must be over 18 years of age. You will be required to pass a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol test. The position will also be subject to ongoing random testing.

Please submit your CV to HR@redbullpowder.co.nz.

The successful applicant will need to be eligible to work in NZ, hold a current, unrestricted driver licence, pass a Ministry of Justice background check, and complete a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing. The position will also be subject to ongoing random testing.

 Please submit your CV to HR@redbullpowder.co.nz

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Expressions of Interest - South Island Projects

RedBull Powder Company manufactures a range of explosives products and provides comprehensive drilling and blasting services to quarries, mines and construction projects in New Zealand.

We have new projects on the horizon in the South Island covering all aspects of the Drill and Blasting industry within mining, quarry and infrastructure. Roles include bulk Manufacture and Delivery, Blast hole drilling, Shot firing and Project supervision. We are seeking expressions of interest for individuals to join us. As a key member of the team, the successful candidates will ideally have skills from the explosives / drill and blast industry particular to the skill sets outlined above.

You will need to:

  • Be proactive and willing to learn
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures and instructions
  • Have excellent communication skills, including verbal and written
  • Have strong personal presentation, be physically fit and healthy, with the ability to complete manual handling tasks
  • Be self-disciplined with enthusiasm to work and a positive attitude that contributes to the success of the team and business

Ideally, this would suit someone who has:

  • Industry experience and knowledge to suit the roles outlined above
  • Prior use of related equipment to roles outlined – Sandvik or similar drilling rigs, bulk delivery and manufacture equipment and processes, electronic initiation systems
  • Supervisory experience would be an advantage for key roles

If you do not fit these criteria completely, but you are genuinely interested in the industry or the role, please register your interest and we can review your work experience and team fit.

These positions would suit candidates that reside in the Christchurch and Otago / Southland regions. Work hours and rosters will vary based on the project from 7:7 12-hour shifts within mining, to 5:2 Monday Friday for infrastructure / quarry work.

You must be able to work effectively alone and within the team, contributing positively to RedBull’s strong values and culture. In return we offer training, career and growth opportunities, and the chance to work within a dynamic growing business.

Successful applicant/s will need to be eligible to work in NZ, hold a current, unrestricted full driver licence, be a confident and experienced driver, pass a pre-employment medical, which includes drug and alcohol screening, and complete a Ministry of Justice check.

Please submit your CV to hr@redbullpowder.co.nz.

The successful candidate will be required to pass a medical and drug & alcohol screening, hold a current unrestricted driver license and complete an Ministry of Justice and ACC Claims History checks.

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Experienced Drill Operator

RedBull Powder Company manufactures a range of explosives products and provides comprehensive drilling and blasting services to quarries, mines and construction projects in New Zealand.

We are recruiting for an Experienced Driller to operate Top Hammer Drill Rigs. RedBull service customers quarry and construction sites throughout the North Island so there is a requirement for overnight trips away and flexibility.

You will be required to;

  • Efficiently and productively operate the drill rig to produce quality blastholes
  • Comply with Safe Standard Operating Procedures and instructions
  • Communicate with Drill Supervisor to understand daily work instructions
  • Care and maintain the drill rig and equipment

You will need to have;

  • 3 years (preferably) drill operation experience
  • Class 1 Full Dirver Licence
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written
  • Work safely and in line with Standard Operating Procedures and instructions
  • Strong personal presentation, history of punctuality and high work attendance record
  • Be fit and healthy with the ability to complete manual handling tasks
  • Self-disciplined with enthusiasm to work, a positive attitude and a team player with the ability to work alone

Our drill workshop is located in Pokeno but daily jobs are spread between customer quarry and construction sites across the North Island. Ideally the successful applicant would be based in the South Auckland – North Waikato Regions. A company vehicle will be provided for business travel between job sites, with the appropriate gear required to support safe and efficient drilling.

This position is available for an immediate start and will report to the Drill Manager. You must be able to work effectively alone and within teams, contributing positively to RedBull’s strong values and culture.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career in a strong and stable company then we would like to meet you!!

The successful applicant will need to be eligible to work in NZ, hold a current unrestricted driver licence, pass a Ministry of Justice background check and complete a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing. The position will also be subject to ongoing random testing.

Please submit your CV to hr@redbullpowder.co.nz.

 

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Blasting Assistant

RedBull Powder Company manufactures a range of explosive products and provides comprehensive drilling and blasting services to quarries, mines and construction projects in New Zealand.

We are recruiting for a Blasting Assistant to provide hands on support to the blasting crews and explosive delivery units. This is an entry level position, which is a great opportunity in becoming qualified as a Shot Firer, Technical Services Engineer or Mobile Processing Unit Operator and developing a long-term career.

You will be required to;

  • Comply with safe working procedures and instructions
  • Assist Shot Firer to prepare blasting activities on the quarry bench
  • Assist delivery trucks to pump bulk emulsion product into quarry blast holes
  • Assist Drillers to collar blast holes
  • Assist with other duties at the manufacturing plant facility, including assisting with production, maintenance, and housekeeping etc.

You will gain;

  • New skills, qualifications and extensive industry experience
  • Domestic travel opportunities
  • Career and remuneration growth opportunities
  • Experience working in an inclusive company culture and team environment

You will need to bring;

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven written and academic abilities (preferably achieved NCEA Level 2)
  • Strong personal presentation, history of punctuality and high work attendance record
  • Be physically fit and highly motivated to work with a positive attitude
  • Own transport with current full drivers licence and clean criminal background

Our Plant is near Maramarua, ideally where you would be based from, but daily jobs are spread between customer sites across the North Island. Travel with overnight stays is required so flexibility is essential. We are seeking applicants that reside in the South Auckland or Waikato regions.

This role can at times be physically demanding, is mostly based outdoors, will be supervised until fully qualified and will report to the Region Manager.

Successful applicants will need to be eligible to work in NZ, hold a current, unrestricted driver licence, pass a Ministry of Justice background check, and complete a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing. The position will also be subject to ongoing random testing.

Please submit your CV to HR@redbullpowder.co.nz.

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