POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit Loadout Operator to join our team. The successful candidate for this position is expected to align to the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and the business and on a practical note will ensure activities in the Shaft Section are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost effective manner to achieve targets in accordance to BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures.

Reporting toShaft Foreman  

Duration: Permanent

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to grease conveyor belt
  • Knowledge and Ability to inspect and report on conveyor belts and pumps
  • Level housekeeping of conveyor belt
  • Ability to assist during breakdowns
  • Adherence to low / no spillage level under the conveyor belt
  • Communicate with others to coordinate material handling or movement
  • Recommending and laying out safe, on-site settler systems
  • Ability to understand underground portable water systems
  • Ability to assist in loading and offloading material into and from a shaft conveyance
  • Prepare a conveyance for shaft examination and repairs
  • Ability to assist during shaft inspections 
  • Cleaning of Sump pumps and maintaining thereof
  • Maintain dams’ level and report on any deviations
  • Reporting of Incidents or Accidents in a timely manner in terms of mine regulations
  • Understanding and management of risks identified
  • Minimising of risk relating to personnel and equipment in use whilst working in the settler
  • Manage and maintain daily pre-start checklists on the conveyor belt and report any deviations

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:                                                             

  • Ordinary secondary education
  • A conveyor belt certificate will be an added advantage
  • Blasting Certificate will be an added advantage

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar industry (underground)
  • Experience in shaft operating operation

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent communication in English, both writing and verbal
  • Hazard identification and Risk assessment 

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