Operator – Driller

Lumwana Mining Company

Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit highly energetic, committed and passionate Zambians for the position of Operator – Driller to join the versatile Mining team.

Reporting to the Drilling Supervisor you will be responsible for the drilling of blast holes on a scheduled shift and to maximize the hour drilling operations in a safe efficient manner. Your duties will include but not limited to the following:

  • Identifying the risk in the work area and using the correct controls
  • Report any unsafe potential conditions
  • Reporting any defect to the maintenance and mine dispatch section
  • Ensure environment risks of tasks are assessed and mitigated.
  • Conduct prestart checks on the machine before commencing work
  • Ensure the equipment is kept clean in all its interior and exterior components

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Must be able to interpret and implement drilling plans and ensure quality control is maintained throughout the drilling process
  • Must be certified to operate Sandvik – D25k, D45k, DR560, Pantera, Epiroc – DML, T50
  • Must have sound knowledge of safe working procedures and mine operations
  • Should be able to pass Psychometric/ Dover Test
  • Proven ability to deliver results and act as change agent.

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