Reporting to the Person in Charge, the incumbent will be responsible for drilling of blast holes on a pattern in a safe and efficient method.


Drill or bore holes in rock for blasting.
Verify depths and alignments of drilled holes.
Cleans and operates equipment safely and effectively
Conduct pre and post-shift inspections on Equipment and working environment
To follow correct instructions from the respective supervisor and laid down procedure and regulations.
To report all defects on the machine and care for the machine
Performs other related duties that may be required


Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate
Certificate of competence in drill Rig Operation
Hands own experience working with Pantera, D25K, Atlas Copco drill rigs
At least two (2) years’ experience working in a mining environment

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