Blaster

  • Full Time
  • Solwezi, Zambia
  • Salary: -
  • October 30, 2020

FQM

Purpose of the role:

  • The position exists to assist the Shift & Area Supervisor’s with blasting resources, materials and work processes employed on Kalumbila Mine and to provide technical guidance to employees on Blasting- related matters in order to ensure that the planned blasting works are completed on schedule, within budget and as per quality and safety standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining oversight over all day-to-day blasting works on the block,
  • QAQC on bench/charging /density of cups.
  • Bench quality, charging process of the MMU’s and checking sample cups.
  • Ensuring compliance during sleeving and charging activities
  • Bench barricading, clearness of Corns and Blast Boards and accountable for non-compliance.
  • Capturing and tracking all statistics and data requirements on prescribed forms (i.e. dip- sheets, marked plans).
  • Bench House Keeping.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Manager

Qualification:

  • Must have full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Diploma in Mining Engineering
  • Blasting Licence
  • Drivers Licence

Experience and Skills

  • Must have a minimum of 2 year of experience in a blasting environment with short deadlines, environmental requirements compliance
  • Prior experience in an open pit setup is an added advantage
  • Experience and knowledge in applicable Sleeving Methods
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Axxis Electronics
  • Must possess knowledge of working with Xplo loggers

Behavioral Traits:

  • Detail Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Disciplined
  • Quality Driven
  • Participate and contribute in safe practice and environmental awareness

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