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At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations. We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else. We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

Reporting to the Mine Technical Services Superintendent, the Drill and Blast Engineer is responsible for supporting and optimizing Drill and Blast operations at the Mary River Mine. As a key link between the technical and operational teams, you will use... your technical expertise and influencing skills to ensure everyone works together towards a common goal of safely and efficiently manufacturing high quality iron ore. This role is based at our Mary River Mine in Nunavut on 3X3 rotation.
• Develop drill and blast procedures
• Develop drill and blast measurement systems and analytical framework
• Responsible for management of drill and blast function across shifts
• Responsible for identification and resolution of issues with site blast contractors
• Ensure drill and blast designs are carried out in accordance with approved budgets and site standards
• Optimize blast fragmentation for loading unit performance, crushing thoroughout and product quality
• Provide technical guidance for all blasting activities on site
• Liaise with and provide direction to operations about drill and blast sequence, blasting timing and blasting requirements
• Forecasting and coordination of sealift orders for explosives and drilling consumables
• Monitor equipment performance, report and provide feedback to stakeholders
• Implement and stay up to date on latest industry developments

All other duties as required
• Bachelor's Degree in mining engineering or geology required.
• 3-5 years experience in Drill & Blast design
• 5-7 years experience in Technical and/or operational mining discipline (e.g. mine planning, D&B, supervisor, etc)
• Professional Engineer Registration in Canada
• Experience with CAD mining software
• Experience with Blasting tying software
• Experience with explosive manufacturing

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