Driver Operator
Orica USA - Bozeman, MT

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Orica is the world's largest provider of commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining and infrastructure markets, the global leader in the provision of ground support in mining and tunneling, and the leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction.
Orica also supplies general chemicals across a diverse range of markets, including agriculture, building and construction, food and beverage, pharmaceutical and personal care, plastics, pulp and paper and water treatment industries.
Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, Orica is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with a diverse workforce of over 15,000 people from more than 130 nationalities and has operations in more than 50 countries and customers in more than 100.
At Orica, we're committed to developing tomorrow's technologies and solving today's challenges for our customers.
Driver Operator
To assist the site by delivering products, properly following DOT regulatory requirements regarding explosive transportation, maintain and driving semi-trailers and other distribution equipment and actively seek opportunities at customers’ site where Orica could sell services. Promote the organization through contact with the customer in a safe, professional and efficient manner

Western/Eastern US Operations Team

Safety, Health & Environment, & Sustainability

  • Follow SH&E program including JSERA’s, Emergency Plan, all other critical/core procedures as it relates to the Driver operator at the site.
  • Comply with Safety Charter and accidents, injuries, incident reporting procedures.
  • Participate in safety meetings.
  • Ensure site’s trucks and distribution equipment is in safe operating condition.
  • Follow all SH&E and compliance activities including training database, OSHA, MSHA, DOT, BATFE, and state level licensing/regulations.
  • Utilizes personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • No injuries, lost-time accidents, or LTO issues
  • Knowledge Gateway Personal Training % Compliance
  • Near Miss Fatalities
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Distribution Incidents
Commercial Ownership

  • Awareness of importance of safety procedures and potential consequences if procedures are not followed in proper sequence and within regulations.
  • Experience in providing customer service and delivering quality results.
  • Knowledge of truck’s (and semi-trailer) operation.
  • Possession of CDL License with hazmat endorsement and strong knowledge of DOT compliance.
  • Maintain equipment in a clean, safe operable condition.
  • Fixed Costs
  • Quarterly review of DOT/JJ Keller Scorecard results
  • Quality of performance in various functions of equipment operation
  • Periodic equipment inspections
Creative Customer Solutions

  • Actively participate in the sites’ safety meetings.
  • Assist in scheduling required equipment maintenance by communicating with Operations and Service Manager.
  • Continuously be aware of costs and examine areas where costs could be reduces without compromising safety and efficient equipment operation.
  • Net Promoter Scores
  • Identify and assist in methods of improving MMU operation and productivity.
  • Major, avoidable levels of equipment maintenance expense.
Working Together

  • Work with the management team at the site to operate within budget.
  • Assist new less-experienced employees through a mentoring/coaching training process.
  • Self-development including studying to become a MMU Operator and/or Blaster.
  • Development of newer, less-experienced Driver Operators in key competencies.
  • Ability to work well with various levels of fellow employees and management at customers’ sites
Success in pro-actively working in a team environment to ensure efficient operations

Business Environment:
  • Moderate physical stress and long hours sometimes required.
  • Primarily field settings in various types of weather and bench conditions.
  • Some projects may require travel outside of regional market area.
  • Bending, sitting, lifting up to 55 lbs., frequent use of hands.
  • Must be flexible to customer demands including work schedules and dealing with weather changes. Aware of work environment, i.e. operation of large haulage vehicles and specialized equipment in and around blast patterns.
  • Majority of time spent in truck, including delivery equipment.
  • Work at 1 - 3 US Commercial Sites Responsible for 1 to 3
Required Skills:
Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current required MSHA Training
  • Good knowledge of DOT regulations pertaining to the transportation of explosive products.
  • CDL License with Hazmat endorsement.
  • Minimum 1 year driving experience including demonstrated ability by completing driving evaluation by senior employee.
  • Ability to prioritize various projects, ongoing daily tasks, and high priority situations to maximum efficiency.
  • Some computer skills preferred including ability/willingness to learn.
Essential Skills

  • Good communication skills to function with fellow employees and customers.
  • Excellent knowledge of equipment and its operational capability as well as constraints.
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Promote professionalism within the blasting team.

  • Safety Awareness
  • Developing Others
  • Self-Development
  • Customer Service Focus
  • Results Orientation
  • Teamwork
Orica USA Inc. and Orica Canada Inc. are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Orica provides a rich, competitive benefits package for both full-time and part-time employees. Apply online to be considered for a new career today!

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