Posted on :
23 Sep, 2021
23 Sep, 2021
Barberton Mines first produced gold in 1886. The mining complex now comprises three mines: Fairview, New Consort and Sheba.
A vacancy exists for the above position. Individuals that meet the requirements are invited to apply for this position.
Job Title: Shaft Timberman
Location: Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reference #: ST2021-10
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Control the ore extraction process to ensure optimal utilisation of people and equipment to obtain production targets of Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd.
Main Role Outcomes:
• Performing shaft maintenance and adhering to safety standards
•Must have experience laying tracks, construction and blasting
•Sound knowledge of inclined shafts
•Responsible to handle, receive, store and issue explosives
•Maintain clear blockages and repairs to shafts
•Prepare conveyance for shaft examination and repairs
•Relieve the Onsetter and/or Banksman periodically
•Maintain housekeeping standards in the work areas
•Conduct training and coaching
•Control the utilization of allocated and other resources
•Identify deviations or non-conformances, plan and implement corrective actions to ensure
•Attainment of production plan
•Install, maintain, support and remove temporary support in mining excavations
•Monitor and maintain a safe and healthy working environment in the work place
•Perform risk assessments (Activity Based and Mini)
•Responsible for collecting, handling, transporting and storing explosives if required
•Responsible for examining, making and declaring workplaces safe and healthy for work
•Responsible for planning, controlling, leading and organising repairs and breakdowns in the Shaft
•Perform administrative duties to ensure record accuracy and availability, budget compliance, spares availability and HSE compliance.
•Ensure implementation and adherence to the Mine’s Health Safety and Environmental COP’s, policies, procedures and legal requirements
within the respective area of responsibility
• Work overtime, standby and be available for call-outs should the need arise
•Grade 12/or NQF Level 4 (relevant to position)
•Valid Onsetter Certificate and a Blasting Certificate for Scheduled Mines
•3 years underground experience
•Ability to read and write English
•Ability to communicate with people on different levels
By submitting your CV to Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd, you hereby give us permission to circulate your information to the interview panel members for this vacancy only and background checks may be conducted. Your information will not be used for any other position/purpose and will be disregarded after an offer has been made.
Selection will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan.
Should you not be contacted by us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been successful. The CV’s of unsuccessful candidates will not be returned.
Application Deadline: 04/10/2021