Date: Nov 9, 2017

Location: Nouakchott, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Job Description

This role basically entails charging and firing blast holes in a safe and efficient manner using variety of explosives depending on the drill pattern, rock type and hole dimensions.

Job Responsibilities

Includes but not limited to:

·         Loads specified amount of explosives into blast holes, manually as instructed by Shotfirer

·         Primes blast holes as instructed by Shotfirer. 

·         Performs surface connections as instructed by Shotfier

·         Stems blast holes with aggregate as instructed by Shotfier 


·         Perform any other duties required by your supervisor.

Education and Experience

  • Read, write and count in French or Arabic.
  • Extreme weather conditions and exposure to noise and dust    
  • Understanding of mining practices.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kg
  • Understanding of safety in a mining area.
  • Able to work accurately and carefully.
  • Good power of observation.
  • Dynamism and motivation.

Language Requirements



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