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Blasting Assistant - Amandulbult


Position : Blasting Assistant - Amandulbult

Job Description:
The Blasting Assistant is responsible for assisting the holder of blasting certificate (Miner) in exercising control over the explosives to be used for blasting (Receive, secure storage, transport, issue and charging up).
Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Blasting assistant may sign for receiving of explosives but the Blasting Certificate Holder must still sign the delivery slip during the day or at the end of the shift in MO office.
  • The blasting assistant must ensure that explosives are delivered to the working place not more than 2 hours before charging up commences.
  • Assist the miner in preparation of primers for secondary hang ups.
  • Assist the miner with timing of blasting rounds.
  • Assist the miner in preparation of Mud Blast.

This role is in the Mining Department at a BU Level and reporting to the Miner.

    Required profile for job ad : Blasting Assistant - Amandulbult

    Experience & knowledge required:

    • Minimum of 1 year’s practical experience in an underground mining environment
    • Sound knowledge and experience of:
      • Underground blasting practices and operations
      • Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation and standards applicable to underground mining.

    Education required:

    • Grade 12 / N3 / Equivalent NQF Level 4 qualification
    • Competent B and Blasting Assistance Underground certificate
    • Required classification as per VTS testing for specific role Orange
    • Valid EB/Code 8 Driver's License
    • Computer Literacy - MS Office Suite (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook) (advantageous)
    • Be prepared to work shifts, do standby duties, call-outs, and work overtime as per what the role may require  Must have strong administrative and organisational skills
    • Ability to work under pressure, be independent and a self-starter
    • Medical Certificate of Fitness to work underground. Medical assessment will include vertigo and claustrophobia amongst others. Able to tolerate physical exertion
    • The post is dependent on the successful completion of the Company’s pre-employment protocol such as qualifications verification, relevant psychometric and technical assessments and security clearance.

    Job criteria for job ad : Blasting Assistant - Amandulbult

    • Job category : Management
    • Industries : Chemistry, petrochemistry, raw materials, mining
    • Employment type : Permanent contract
    • Region : Eastern Cape - Free State - Gauteng - KwaZulu-Natal - Limpopo - Mpumalanga - North West - Northern Cape - Western Cape - International
    • City :
    • Remote work :
    • Experience level : 2 to 5 years
    • Educational level : High school
    • Spoken language :
      afrikaans > beginner - english > intermediate
    • Number of Position(s) :
    • Salary expectations :
      R 27,000 - 35,000
    • Team management :
    • mining
    • sandblasting
    • maintenance
    • quality
    • assessment
    • management
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    Type de poste
    Temps plein
    Lieu du poste
    Amandulbult, Afrique du Sud
    Date de publication
    9 juillet 2024
    Valide jusqu’au
    7 septembre 2024
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