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Cullinan Diamond Mine
Cullinan Diamond Mine is situated in the town of Cullinan, 30km east of Pretoria. The Mine is using mechanised trackless block-cave mining.
(Production and Ground-Handling)
(6-month fixed-term contract)
The incumbent will be responsible for underground tunnel development, long-hole drilling and support in the Productions, Ground-handling and Development section.
Tasks and responsibilities: • Ensure achievement of development and production targets • Conduct general mining • Ensure effective utilisation of resources (men/material and equipment) • Supervise a team • Identify deviations or non-conformances, plan and implement corrective actions to ensure attainment of production plan • Install, maintain, support and remove temporary support in mining excavations • Perform risk assessments (general and mini) • Collect, handle, transport and store explosives in a safe and healthy working environment in the workplace • Examine, make and declare workplaces safe and healthy for work • Plan, control, lead and organise repairs and breakdowns • Test, monitor and control gases • Supervise and execute blasting operations such as controlling explosives, preparing working face for blasting, charging up of face and sites • Conduct blasting and treat misfires • Supervise or execute tasks related to block caving • Work rotational shifts, overtime, be on standby and be available for call-outs should the need arise • Work according to the Mine’s Code of Practice, and report any observations of this not being done • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements and Petra Diamonds Mine’s policies, procedures and code of practice.
Minimum requirements: • Minimum Standard 10/Grade 12 • Valid Permanent Blasting Certificate for Scheduled Mines/Underground Hard Rock Level 3 Certificate of Competency • Valid Code EB (08) driver’s licence • Minimum of 2 years’ post experience after obtaining Blasting Certificate (as a Miner).
Advantageous (skills/knowledge/competencies/experience/ qualification): Underground trackless mining environment experience.
Other skills/competencies: • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills in English • Pass Vienna Assessment (Level 2) – test to be done on mine • Independent, self-motivated, proactive thinking and the ability to do own job planning • Sound planning, leading and organisational abilities. (Ref. CUL305)
Cullinan Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan. Pre-screening, profile testing, on-mine assessments, medical and security clearance will form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short-listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to passing on-mine induction and the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Tshwane Municipality (proof of residence may be requested).
Please complete an application form (available on http://www.petradiamonds.com/careers/current-vacancies) and forward, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 086 692 2442 by 21 January 2018. Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.
If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
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