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Job title :Miner (Load and Haul Production) Ref: FINA 345 Reference :145901
Company :Petra Diamonds (Pty) Ltd
Professional Sector : Industry Sector :
Location : No location given
Salary : 0.00 - 0.00
Applications open :2019-03-15Applications close :2019-03-22
Job Description

Petra Diamonds Limited is one of the world’s leading suppliers of rough diamonds and one of the largest independent diamond groups by resource. It’s a polished diamond we’re after for this role - an individual that clearly outshines his/her peers.
Finsch Diamond Mine

Finsch Diamond Mine is located in the town of Lime Acres, which is situated 160km north west of Kimberley and 109km south of Kuruman in the Northern Cape.

(Load and Haul Production)
The successful candidate will control the ore extraction process to ensure optimal utilisation of people and equipment to obtain production targets.
Tasks and responsibilities:
• Conduct general mining operations • Control the utilisation of allocated and other resources • Identify deviations or non-conformances, plan and implement corrective actions to ensure attainment of the production plan • Monitor and maintain a safe and healthy working environment in the work place • Perform risk assessments (Activity-based and Mini) • Collect, handle, transport and store explosives • Examine, make and declare workplaces safe and healthy for work • Test, monitor and control gases • Install, maintain, support and remove temporary support in mining excavations • Supervise and execute blasting operations, such as controlling of explosives, preparing working face for blasting, charging up of face and sites, conducting blasting and treating misfires • Supervise or execute tasks related to block caving • Work shifts and overtime, be on standby and be available for call-outs when required • Work according to the Mine’s Code of Practice, and report any observations of this not being done • Ensure personal and co-workers‘ adherence to and compliance with Security and Company’s HSE objectives.

Minimum requirements: • A Grade 12/or NQF Level 3 (relevant to position) • A valid Permanent Blasting Certificate for Scheduled Mines • 2 years’ relevant underground mining experience after obtaining Blasting Certificate • Drill Rig (Production type)/LHD Production Operator training • A valid driver’s licence • Computer literacy in the MS Office Suite • Completion of a Supervisory Development Programme will be an advantage.

Other skills/competencies: • Verbal and written communication skills in English • Experience as a Miner in a production environment • Experienced and passed out on various machines • Experience in and knowledge of Auto Mine will be advantageous • Planning and initiating action • Supervisory/people management skills. (Ref. FIN345)

Finsch 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, assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Kgatelopele (proof of residence may be requested).

Please complete an application form (available on http://www.petradiamonds.com/careers/current-vacancies) and forward this, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to e2-recruitment@petradiamonds.com by 22 March 2019. 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.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: Toll Free: +27 31 571 5573; Freefax:
+27 31 560-7395; E-mail: deloitte@tip-offs.com; FreePost: KZ 138, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320; Website: www.tip-offs.com