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Drill and Blast Performance Manager, Harrisburg, PA

Harrisburg, PA, US, 17110

Pennsy Supply Inc



Job ID:  436683


Pennsy Supply is a CRH company. CRH is the leading vertically integrated supplier of asphalt, aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, and paving and construction services in North America. Our 24,100 employees at 1,300 operating locations provide our customers with top-quality, innovative products and services.


Position Overview

The Drilling and Blasting Manager will be responsible for implementing the CRH Drill & Blast Program. The program focuses on ten key fundamentals: safety, performance management, blast site prep, floor control, pattern accuracy, face profiling, drill accuracy, loading plans, vibration analysis and drill/blast training.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The person will lead the consistent execution, communication and sustainability of the CRH Aggregates Drilling and Blasting Program within Pennsy Supply, to include:

  • Responsible for own personal safety at all times, as well as compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations. Be familiar with and follow CRH Life Saving Rules
  • Effectively communicate with others
  • Drive performance management through creation, training and adoption of CRH Drilling & Blasting Program
  • Conduct trainings (field & classroom) for the Aggregate Managers. 
  • Conduct local company assessments of aggregates teams and drilling & blasting vendors to ensure we are on track to meet the goals of the Drilling & Blasting Program
  • Perform the field work and blast design utilizing, GPS, Drone, Blastmetrix software, borehole tracking and other tools to enhance the drill/blast optimization.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to the Area Managers, measuring, monitoring and reporting on Drilling & Blasting performance metrics.
  • Manage the drill performance of internal and external drillers through management of the drill supervisor
  • Identifying areas for improving consistency and standardization across the companies.
  • Collaborate with the Area Managers and drill supervisor for Drilling & Blasting contracts for price savings opportunities.
  • Work with the drill supervisor to ensure drilling accuracy and adherence to the fundamentals.
  • Assist Operations Support team on projects as assigned including but not limited to mine planning, inventory flights, capex projects







  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Minimum 2 years of mining experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills. 
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant.
  • High level of proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, and PowerPoint.
  • FAA certified remote pilot.



  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.E.) from four-year college or university, Mining Engineering preferred.
  • 2 years’ experience with drilling and blasting.
  • Working knowledge of various blasting design & monitoring tools such as 3-D Laser profiling, 3-D photogrammetry, bore tracking, GPS and seismographs.
  • Possess a current blasting license within North America.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the preferred knowledge, skills and abilities.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Pennsy Supply, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Jul 28, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Supply, Performance Management, Engineer, Manager, Operations, Human Resources, Engineering, Management