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Murray & Roberts: Junior Operator Raise Drilling

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  • Post published:Nov 25, 2021
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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Junior Operator Raise Drilling, to be based at Bentley Park Mine near Carletonville , Gauteng. The successful candidate will report to the Shift Supervisor Raise Drilling.

Job description


Suitable candidates must have the following work experience:
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Learner Operator Raise Drilling in the mining industry
  • Ability to supervise a team and complete administrative requirements [reporting, checklists, safety documentation
  • Understanding of a baseline risk assessment with ability to complete an issue based risk assessment independently
The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not be limited to:
  • Effectively supervise the daily tasks of the general workers allocated
  • Conduct safe and efficient underground excavations through the operation of a small Raise Bore machine to achieve production targets
  • Cost containment through effective and safe use of raise bore drilling machines, adhere to OEM specifications
  • Follow lock out procedures
  • Participate in morning meetings and complete the relevant checklists, risk /safety documents as required
  • Effective stakeholder engagement to ensure smooth workflows
  • Proactive risk identification and mitigation, escalate and report
  • Self and team understand and comply with M&RC’s standards, policies, procedures and safety protocols
  • Effective self and team management and alignment with M&RC’s values and leadership initiatives

Minimum requirements

Suitable candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications and skills:
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Certified as competent B
  • Certified competent as a Raise Drilling Operator
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Good English communication skills (written and verbal)

Closing date: 01 December 2021