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Operator Charge-Up Trainer – Botswana - FIFO roster

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Blasting jobs, Drill Operators Jobs, Loader/Crusher Operator Jobs, Mine Operations - Other Jobs, Mine Supervisor Jobs, Miner Jobs, Plant Mining Jobs, Plant Mobile Jobs
Hard Rock, Underground
Africa, Southern Africa
Africa All, Southern Africa All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent, Expat
Salary Description:
globally competitve net salary
Job Ref:

Operator Charge-Up Trainer – Botswana


·         FIFO roster from any major capital city with paid quarantine

  • A globally competitive NETT salary


Barminco is part of the Perenti Group, and Australia’s second largest integrated mining services provider.  We are a global leader in hard rock underground mining; and together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we operate in Australia, India and across Africa in Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania, Botswana and Burkina Faso. With new projects Barminco and AUMS will grow to over 4,500 employees in 2021.

AUMS has been operating since 2007, and provides a full complement of underground mining services specifically to the African mining industry. Supported by a safe and performance orientated culture, AUMS believe investing in our people and backing them with state of the art equipment and world's best practice is critical to the success of our numerous operations across Africa.

In line with Barminco's growth, we are seeking applications from experienced Charge-Up Trainers, on a[AN1]  8:6 rotating FIFO roster. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you'll be a crucial part of a successful underground team with opportunities to progress and develop your underground career.  


Please note that due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place, the roster advertised in this advert may be subject to change in the future when the government border restrictions and controls are reassessed.


Key Requirements;

·         Extensive knowledge of Underground Mining Practices, and the efficient operation of an Underground Charge-Up Machine in high-speed development mechanised mines

·         Charge a minimum of 4 headings per shift or 750m of production holes per shift

·         Experience with emulsion and low impact explosives

·         Minimum of five years exposure to the underground mining industry

·         Compliance with all HS&E policies and procedures including reporting, and best practice for the areas of drilling, charging or scraping

·         Handling and transportation of explosives in accordance with all HSE policies and procedures

·         Substantial experience in training a national workforce

·         Liaison with Shift Supervisors and key stakeholders to ensure optimisation of blast designs

·         All valid and relevant qualifications, certificates and licences

·         Adherence to all company safety standards, policies and procedures

·         A valid International Manual Drivers Licence, or the ability to obtain one.

·         A valid National or Federal Police Clearance

What we can offer;


Building the underground mine of tomorrow

Barminco is an underground mining organisation, for us, technology is about increasing the delivery of metres and tonnes, as safely and efficiently as possible.


Barminco and AUMS are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply, including women and indigenous candidates. The successful candidates will be required to meet our pre-employment selection criteria, including medical, induction and training.

Interested candidates should click on "Apply Now " which will direct you to this vacancy on the Barminco website to complete your application online

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