MINER SECONDARY BREAKING Positions in De Beers Group Musina, Limpopo, South Africa

Full Time

Website De Beers Group

This Job Listing is about De Beers Group in Musina, Limpopo, South Africa 2022

About the job


Your opportunity for a brilliant career

We’re the world’s leading diamond company, powered by thousands of people around the world, with a mission to support local communities, protect our natural environment and shape a brighter future.

Our dedication to quality and high performance extends to our workforce, so we seek talented, ambitious people who will thrive in an environment which fosters individuality, inclusivity and creativity. If you like the idea of challenging and stimulating work in a diverse team, we’d like to hear from you.

Venetia Mine is South Africa’s most valuable diamond mine. As we develop the mine underground, it is also one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country. Venetia Underground Project (VUP) is a complexed underground mechanised development, shaft and mine construction project to deliver an operational Sub Level Cave mine operation. Experienced and effective management and control of the project works and mining operations through major contractors (EPC, Mining Contractor) and owner functions is essential for Safe, timely and effective delivery of the project.

Job Description

The Miner – Secondary Breaking is responsible for ensuring that he/she drill, prepares, charge, high hang-ups and blast big rocks inside the draw-points.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Assessing the status of all draw points being ready for production – ready for drilling and secondary blasting
  • safe and efficient preparation and charging of oversize rocks and hung-up draw points with explosives
  • Coordinates the secondary hang-up rigs activities
  • Safe storage, handling, transportation of explosives within the SLC section
  • Coordinating and monitoring the relevant mining activities to ensure adherence to mine standards and operational targets
  • Planning activities in accordance with the mining plan and allocating resources as required
  • Coordinating shift hand over at the beginning of the shift by checking relevant documentation, the required physical mining activities and communicating tasks to team members of the relevant mining crew

This role is in the Mining Department at a Band 8 Level and reporting to the Shift Boss.

Qualifications

Education required:

  • Grade 12 / N3 / Equivalent NQF Level 4 qualification
  • Blasting Certificate for Underground Hard Rock / Equivalent Qualification
  • Required classification as per VTS testing for specific role (Orange)
  • Computer Literacy – MS Office Suite (Word/Excel/Power Point/Outlook)
  • Valid EB/Code 8 Drivers License

Experience & knowledge required:

  • Minimum of 3 years underground mining experience of which at least 1 year must have included the supervisory skills of planning, organising, leading and controlling

Sound knowledge and experience of:

  • Underground mining practices and operations
  • Secondary breaking in SLC draw points
  • Sub-level Caving/ Block Cave mining experience
  • Knowledge of Explosives Regulations (MHSA Chapter 4)
  • Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation and standards applicable to underground mining
  • Massive Mining (SLC & Block Caving) experience (Advantageous)

Other requirements:

  • 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

Who We Are:

Venetia Mine – South Africa

De Beers Group is a company with a rich history and a sparkling future.

Since 1888 our experts have searched the world for nature’s most precious gem. Our diamonds bring beauty to the world. But we think they can do so much more. We want our diamonds, and our business, to make life brilliant – for our people, our customers, and the world around us.

Venetia Mine is part of De Beers Group Managed Operations Business which integrates mines, operations and support functions in the De Beers Group producer countries of Canada and South Africa to shape a safe, sustainable future for De Beers Group’s people, shareholders, communities and partners.

Safety

Safety first is a way of life for us. We are unconditional about the safety, health and well-being of our colleagues, at work and at home, and about that of the communities where we work. We aim to lead the industry by investing in innovation to protect people, who are at the heart of our business. Our high performing teams take accountability for their own and others’ actions, work collaboratively, and always show care and respect.

Background Checks

By applying for this job, you provide consent that your personal details, including your fingerprints, can be used to conduct background screening where appropriate. For more information, please visit: https://www.angloamerican.com/site-services/applicant-privacy-notice/applicant-privacy-notice-en

Privacy Statement

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Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

How To Apply

  • For all internal applicants, you are required to complete an internal application form and attach detailed CV. This form must be accompanied with a signature from your immediate line manager and Head of Department, failure to do so would render your application invalid

Submit applications on or before the CLOSING DATE: 22 April 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine

Since safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines have become widely available this year, we have strongly encouraged employees to get vaccinated at the earliest possible opportunity. However, as vaccines have been proven to be a very effective and safe way of protecting people and reducing Covid-19 transmission, we have now announced our intent to introduce a policy that requires Covid-19 vaccination for access to all sites and offices. This policy would apply to all new joiners to the company as well as existing employees and contractors.

We are in the process of undertaking a comprehensive engagement process with all our stakeholders about our intent. This is so we can tailor our approach in each country, including ensuring what we do is lawful. Once this is complete, we will look to implement the policy. There may be differences in how and when it is implemented due to local context and legal requirements.

Company: De Beers Group

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level 

Job Location: Musina, Limpopo, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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