Posted on :
15 Oct, 2013
15 Oct, 2013
Finsch Diamond Mine is located in the town of Lime Acres which is situated 160km north west of Kimberley and 109km south of
Kuruman in the Northern Cape.
Job Grade: C2
Reference Nr: FIN103
Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants who will be required to perform all activities necessary
to accomplish the effective, safe and reliable lifting and rigging of heavy loads and maintain and inspect all rigging equipment,
winder ropes and overhead cranes in the area of responsibility.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Verify tasks and plan equipment requirements to facilitate efficient and effective job completion to lift loads and rig into position
Perform equipment/machine over-inspections and diagnose/identify problems
Maintenance and control of overhead and mobile crane ropes as and when required
Manage spares requirements of rigging equipment to ensure availability
Assist the engineering teams when setting up project plans
Perform rigging on major jobs
Comply with legal and mine safety standards and procedures
Work according to the Mine Health and Safety Act
Conduct regular safety inspections and initiate corrective action if necessary
Prioritise and supervise the tasks of subordinates in the area of responsibility
Assist with recovering of broken down or redundant mining machinery and equipment from the mine face
Work overtime and standby when required
Recognised Apprenticeship and Rigger Trade Certificate
3 years post apprenticeship experience in a Shaft environment
Code 14 driver’s license
Mechanical knowledge of overhead cranes
Good verbal and written communication skills in English
Able to work at elevated heights
Ability to work in a team
Independent, proactive thinker and have the ability to do own job planning
Basic computer literacy will be advantageous
Crane driving skills will be advantageous
Finsch Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan. Pre-screening, profile testing, on mine assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate
is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Kgatelopele (proof of residence may be requested).
If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please submit an Authorisation Form (signed by the General/Mine Manager), Internal Application
Form (signed by your Line Manager), your résumé, qualifications and ID when applying.
Please complete an application form (available on http://www.petradiamonds.com/~/media/Files/P/Petra-Diamonds/Attachments/pdf/careers/PDSA-HR-09-Job-Application-form.pdf) and forward, together with
your résumé, qualifications and ID, to [email protected], fax 086 659 1334 before or on 25 October 2013. Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.
If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.