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Dan Lafferty Construction
Wendell, ID, United States
30+ days ago
Dan Lafferty Construction
Wendell, Idaho, United States
30+ days ago


Lafferty Drilling and Blasting is looking to hire a full-time Blasting Supervisor responsible for oversight of all daily blasting operations and compliance related tasks. The position also serves as the blasting safety officer. As part of this role, the supervisor will provide direct oversight and supervision of employees and be the point of contact to handle any blasting related issues. Lafferty Drilling and Blasting is based in Wendell, Idaho however work will be throughout southern Idaho and travel to project sites is required as needed. This position offers a competitive wage, and benefits. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, a 401(k), life insurance, AD&D insurance, and short-term disability. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply today!


  • This position reports directly to the General Manager
  • Manage all daily blasting activities and compliance reporting requirements
  • Maintain explosives inventory and ordering/forecasting needs
  • Provide onsite project oversight including actively loading holes and timing detonation sequences
  • Oversee all jobsite activities with respect to handling and placing explosives, jobsite safety, transportation of explosives to and from project sites and all reporting documents associated with same.
  • Assist in designing and submitting blast plans for approval.
  • Assist estimator with construction estimates
  • Oversee construction projects from layout to completion
  • Maintain and develop customer contacts and relationships
  • Cross functional coordination for logistics with vendors
  • Ensure quality and compliance with regulatory bodies
  • Reporting and tracking status reports
  • Recruit, train and educate employees in safe handling and proper blasting techniques.
  • Provide input to General Manager as requested regarding future company growth regional expansions.
  • Be willing and able to acquire blasting licenses multiple states
  • Have or acquire proper Valid Idaho CDL and Hazmat endorsements required to legally possess and transport explosives.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Road building, Site mass excavation and underground utility trench blasting, Engineering, Construction Management or similar
  • Verifiable experience handling explosives, timing and sequences, explosives safe handling practices and compliance reporting tasks is required.
  • Time management skills
  • Decision making abilities
  • Strong communication abilities
  • Leadership experience
  • Strong knowledge of explosives and blasting techniques
  • Previous Work Experience Required A minimum of 5 years as a blasting supervisor

Job Information

  • Job ID: 54385139
  • Location:
    Wendell, Idaho, United States
  • Position Title: Blasting Supervisor
  • Company Name: Dan Lafferty Construction
  • Industry: Blasting/Drilling Contractor
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 50-75%
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