Drill and Blast Engineer

Job Description


Enaex is a world leader in the production of industrial-grade ammonium nitrate and the most important provider of integrated rock fragmentation services in Chile and Latin America and has a broad international presence operating and exporting explosives to more than 40 countries globally.

Enaex Australia has more than 20 years of experience in blasting services in both open-pit and underground mining, operating nationally across Australia, where it provides services across multiple commodities including iron ore, gold and coal. The company services the market with a fleet of over 50 explosives delivery systems, five state-of-the-art emulsion-manufacturing facilities and a 150-strong workforce. Enaex Australia is part of Enaex S.A. (“Enaex”), a subsidiary of the Sigdo Koppers Group.

At Enaex Australia, our customers are at the heart of everything we do, we have an unwavering focus on Zero Harm and a commitment to environmental sustainability.



We are seeking Drill & Blast Engineers to support our EMTS (Enaex Mining Technical Solutions) activities across various mine sites.  

Reporting to the EMTS Manager – East and working alongside the Account and Operations Managers, you will represent technical application programs to assist in achieving short and long-term plans. You will be primarily accountable for providing drill and blast design advice, recommendations, and measurement of results to our customers achieving the required blasting outcomes. 

You will be based in Brisbane, Bowen Basin or Mackay and be able to travel regularly to various mine sites as required.



What you will offer the team:

Unwavering commitment to safety and efficiency in leading a positive safety culture
Strong technical knowledge and judgement in delivering best practice outcomes
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Hands on style with a strong focus on process
High attention to detail with a commitment to timeliness and accuracy
Collaborative and innovative approach


Relevant technical qualifications essential
Demonstrated technical experience in a competitive and customer-driven mining environment
Experience with electronic detonator/initiation systems
Sound background in the delivery of drill & blast projects
Highly developed analytical skills
Proactive networking skills and emotional intelligence
Computer literacy


Supportive, friendly team and a great working environment
Growth and development opportunities second to none
An overriding commitment to Zero Harm

For further information, please email enaexau.employment@enaex.com.au or apply directly to this application.

Please note:  You must have the right to live and work permanently in Australia and be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.