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Supervisor Blasting Salary
in Virginia, United States

$65,480 (USD)

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Last updated: April 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Supervisor Blasting is $65,480 a year and $31 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Supervisor Blasting is between $47,162 and $80,669. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Supervisor Blasting. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in strip or pit mining or in quarrying: studies contour maps and aerial photographs to determine locations for roads and cuts.
  • Supervises road construction crew and lays out blast pattern.
  • Supervises drilling and shooting crews in drilling blast holes and detonation of charges.
  • Plans location of spoil pile (dump area) to allow maximum room for stripping.
  • Coordinates stripping, drilling, blasting, quarrying, and loading activities, and assists workers with faulty equipment.
  • Determines property lines and legal limits of operations in order to comply with rights of adjoining property owners and mining laws.
  • Schedules running and major repair work on drilling machine and stripping and loading shovels.
  • Requisitions supplies, such as explosives, lubricants, bits, and machine parts.
  • Observes mining operation to detect violation of safety regulations and compiles safety and production records.
  • May supervise crushing operations.
  • May train new workers.
  • May be designated according to specific work performed as supervisor, drilling and shooting; supervisor, blasting.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
Supervisor Blasting Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Job family population: 556,300

Estimated population of Supervisor Blasting jobs: 5,251

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Supervisor Blasting Job Listings for Virginia, United States

Supervisor - Car Rental
Apr 15
Norfolk, VA, USA
Perform tasks as directed by the Supervisor, Manager or designated person. Essential Duties and ... Driving will occur at times when the sun's glare or direct blasts of sunlight provide additional ...
Painter/Blaster - Multiple Positions
Mar 28
Providence Forge, VA, USA
... in both painting and sand blasting. Also looking for supervisors and helpers. Drug testing. EOE. Apply online at: newkentcoatings.com No phone calls please. Richmond Times-Dispatch. Keywords
Drivers - On Call - Rental Cars
Mar 19
Norfolk, VA, USA
Perform tasks as directed by the Lead Driver, Supervisor. Manager or designated person. Essential ... Driving will occur at times when the sun's glare or direct blasts of sunlight provide additional ...
Quality Control Inspector
Apr 1
Virginia Beach, VA, USA
SJS Industrial
Other duties or a change in duties may be assigned by the employee's immediate supervisor, ISO 9001 ... blasting and/or painting. * Experience with ISO:9001 compliance and codes * Ability to handle ...
Executive Chef
Apr 9
Bristol, VA, USA
The Olde Farm
... e-blasts, newsletters and annual club magazine. The Executive Chef at The Olde Farm will be a ... The Executive Chef is responsible for hiring, training and supervising and evaluates the work of ...
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