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Job Opportunity at Barrick / Bulyanhulu Gold Mine, Blaster



Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit Geology Technicians 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 Underground Mining 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 to: Mining Shift Supervisor

Work Schedule: 7 Days On / 7 Days Night / 7 Days Off

Duration: Permanent


  • Safe and Effective Compliance to daily Pre Start equipment inspections and Operation
  • 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 take full responsibility for all blasting related operations, infrastructure and resources.
  • To take full responsibility for proper care, conditions, and use of all blasting machinery and equipment.
  • Prepare for charging activities
  • Ensure all Charging activities are Recorded and reported
  • Ensure that facilities and equipment are being used safely and that appropriate work method is being applied.
  • Uncouple equipment are remove from workplace
  • Perform charging activities
  • Ensure safery is followed when working at height
  • Install services, air, water, ventilation
  • Conduct dewatering activities
  • Perform I-Kon blasting
  • Identify improved charging & blasting methods
  • Observe advanced metre  per blast
  • 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
  • Underground Blasting Licence
  • Valid Driving Licence


  •   Minimum of 3 years underground Mining experience preferably in blasting operations


  • Charging and Blasting methods in Long hole stopes
  • Excellent communication in English ,both writing  and verbal
  • Hazard identification and Risk assessment
  • Mine health &Safety Act awareness


  • 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.


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 “ BLASTER” in the subject of your email

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

If you are not contacted by Barrick- Bulyanhulu Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful.  Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.

Please forward applications before 8th December 2020

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