Senior Blaster 17 views

Workforce Staffing - Northern Cape - I ahve a client in Kathu who is looking for 5 Qualified Blasters with blasting ticket. You will be employed on a 3 month probation period, after which succesful candidates will be employed permanantly Purpose of the Role and Key Performance Duties Purpose of the role: To ensure that all the prescribed duties are carried out in preparation for a blast, performing the blast and concluding post-blasting tasks, in line with all statutory, legal and BME SHERQ requirements. Ensure that all excess accessories after the blast are recorded and to be destroyed according to the relevant mine standards at a place designated by the mine manager. Key Performance Areas Activities Drawing accessories Ensures that the correct accessories necessary to carry out the blasting assignment are drawn from the magazine once the blast design / accessory order is received where applicable Ensures that inspections of the vehicle are completed and that the pre-use checklist filled in prior to the use of the accessory transport vehicle Blasting preparation Ensures that all the tasks necessary for preparing the blast are carried out in accordance with statutory/legal/clients requirements, including priming, pumping and stemming, timing design, as well as all the SHERQ requirements Approves the blasting after ensuring the safety of the area and that the all the required pre-blast procedures have been correctly carried out Post-blasting duties Ensures that the required inspections are made Responsible for declaring the area safe after the blast Ensures that the necessary administration and reporting are completed Staff supervision Supervises the work of Blasting Assistants and mixer-placer trucks Deals with unacceptable behaviour Escalates serious offences to Foreman Allocates relevant housekeeping tasks to the blasting team and ensures completion thereon. Competencies Required Customer Focused Attention to detail Numeric skills Assertive Able to take control Systematic Planning and Organising Following Instructions and Procedures Deciding and Initiating Action Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations Applying Expertise and Technology Coping with Pressures and Setbacks Leading and Supervising Adhering to Principles and Values Experience Required Previous experience in a mining / explosives environment Education Requirements Grade 12 ( with Maths) Blasting Ticket Magazine Master certificate ( desirable) Ms office ( Word, excel, E-mail) 2 years Blasting / assistance experience Market related Competencies Required Customer Focused Attention to detail Numeric skills Assertive Able to take control Systematic Planning and Organising Following Instructions and Procedures Deciding and Initiating Action Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations Applying Expertise and Technology Coping with Pressures and Setbacks Leading and Supervising Adhering to Principles and Values Experience Required Previous experience in a mining / explosives environment Education Requirements Grade 12 ( with Maths) Blasting Ticket Magazine Master certificate ( desirable) Ms office ( Word, excel, E-mail) 2 years Blasting / assistance experience... - Temporary - Full-time




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