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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.

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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 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 and develop 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 but daily jobs are spread between customer sites across the North Island, travel (overnights) will be involved 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 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.

 

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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, both in New Zealand and abroad.

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 occasional overnight trips away.

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 4 or 5 driver licence (would be an advantage)
* 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

A company vehicle will be provided for business travel. Experience operating a transporter with class 5 licence to move the drill rig between sites would be an advantage but is not essential.

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 or North Waikato region.

This position will report to the Drill Supervisor. You must be able to work effectively alone and within teams, contributing positively to RedBull’s strong values and culture.

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

The successful candidate will need to be eligible to work in NZ, hold a current, unrestricted driver licence, pass a pre-employment medical, which includes drug and alcohol screening, provide COVID19 Vaccination Pass, and complete a Ministry of Justice check.

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

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