Job Description:

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to a culture of zero harm by adhering to all requirements as laid down by legislation and health, safety, environmental and security policies and procedures, and by the application of specific instructions to own work area and task completion.
  • Take over/ hand over shift from off/on-going bolter operator, attend to any abnormalities first, and then report to the supervisor to receive further instructions.
  • Perform visual Inspections of equipment before, and during operation according to departmental procedure to minimise breakdowns and operational losses by the timeous reporting of defects / abnormalities to Supervisor.
  • Operate equipment according to relevant mining requirements and Standard Operating Procedures to achieve daily bolting targets.
  • Report and record relevant operational data as required by department procedures to compile production reports.
  • Conduct efficient housekeeping of equipment and work area in accordance with departmental requirements.
  • Perform all activities according to instructions, procedures and mining needs.
  • Participate in cost saving initiatives and adhere to financial procedures.


Qualifications required

  • Grade 12 / N3 / Equivalent NQF Level 4 qualification
  • Competent B certificate
  • Required classification as per VTS testing for specific role (Orange +)

Experience required

  • Minimum of 2 year’s practical experience of operating a cable bolter in a Trackless underground mining environment
  • Previous operation of a Sandwich DS 421 Cable Bolter will be advantageous
  • Sound knowledge and experience of: 
  • Underground mining practices and operations                         
  • Underground drilling knowledge and skills                                                         
  • Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation and standards applicable   to  underground mining

Closing date: 14 July 2021