Barberton Mines first produced gold in 1886. The mining complex now comprises three mines: Fairview, New Consort and Sheba.A vacancy exists for the above position. Individuals that meet the requirements are invited to apply for this position. Purpose of the Job:Control the ore extraction process to ensure optimal utilisation of people and equipment to obtain production targets of Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd.Main Role Outcomes: Performing shaft maintenance and adhering to safety standardsMust have experience laying tracks, construction and blastingSound knowledge of inclined shaftsResponsible to handle, receive, store and issue explosivesMaintain clear blockages and repairs to shaftsPrepare conveyance for shaft examination and repairsRelieve the Onsetter and/or Banksman periodicallyMaintain housekeeping standards in the work areasConduct training and coachingControl the utilization of allocated and other resourcesIdentify deviations or non-conformances, plan and implement corrective actions to ensure Attainment of production plan Install, maintain, support and remove temporary support in mining excavations Monitor and maintain a safe and healthy working environment in the work place Perform risk assessments (Activity Based and Mini) Responsible for collecting, handling, transporting and storing explosives if required Responsible for examining, making and declaring workplaces safe and healthy for work Responsible for planning, controlling, leading and organising repairs and breakdowns in the Shaft Perform administrative duties to ensure record accuracy and availability, budget compliance, spares availability and HSE compliance. Ensure implementation and adherence to the Mines Health Safety and Environmental COPs, policies, procedures and legal requirements within the respective area of responsibility Work overtime, standby and be available for call-outs should the need arise
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The operations that make up the Group’s Barberton Mines complex have been operating for over 100 years and include the Fairview, Consort and Sheba.