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Job Opportunity at Barrick / Bulyanhulu Gold Mine, Long Hole Driller


Long Hole Driller  

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit Long Hole Driller 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 the purpose of this role is ensure underground mine activities in the Mining Department are undertaken in a safe and cost effective manner to achieve targets in accordance to BGML Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures.

Reporting to: Mining Shift Supervisor

Work Schedule: Forty Two (42) Days On / Twenty One (21) Days Off

Duration: Permanent

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collect drilling consumables & mining instructions
  • Perform pre-use inspection
  • Perform Field Level Risk Assessments and Entry Examinations at the work areas and ensure the health and safety of team members, visitors and contractors at the working area.
  • To perform Scaling
  • Conducting  Equipment Setup for Drilling
  • Perform drilling both down hole, up hole, drop rise and  inverse rise
  • Record & report drilling performance
  • Uncouple equipment & remove from workplace
  • Perform charging activities
  • To take full care of Cleaning Equipment
  • Working at height
  • Install Services, Air & Water, Ventilation
  • Support Installation
  • Conduct charging of Blast Holes
  • Identify improved drilling methods
  • Observe drilling time per meter
  • Coach and mentor trainees on Long hole working areas
  • Assist with the training and skills development of trainees.
  • To provide technical, practical and field support in various working areas of the mine focusing in increasing work effectiveness and productivity while lowering cost through improved good operational practices

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:                                                              

Ordinary secondary education

Blasting Certificate

Valid Driving License

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Long hole Driller
  • Experience in operating machine in large underground mining operation

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent communication in English ,both writing  and verbal
  • Hazard identification and Risk assessment
  • Understand drilling technics for both down hole and up hole

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s, careful read application guidelines


Rename your CV in this format CV – YOUR FULL NAME

Indicating the role title “ LONG HOLE DRILLER” in the subject of your email

Send your application via e-mail to:  bulyrecruitment@barrick.com

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