U/G Jumbo Operators Jobs at African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) - Tanzania | Deadline: 19th November 2018

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Jobs in Tanzania: U/G Jumbo Operators Jobs at African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) - Tanzania | Deadline: 19th November 2018
Jumbo Drill Operator / Trainer
• Permanent Positions, 6/3 Roster
• Geita Gold Mine, Geita
• International Underground Mining Contractor
Underground Jumbo Operator
African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) is an international leader in mechanised hard rock underground mining with operations throughout Africa (Ghana, Tanzania, Mali, Burkina Faso) Established in 2007, we have spent over 11 years building a strong reputation for being a safe and high performing underground mining services contractor. We are driven by the continued success at our operations and exceeding our client's expectations – both in terms of safety and performance.

AUMS is a joint venture of merged Australian Mining Contractors Barminco Ltd and Ausdrill Ltd who is now the 2nd largest Mining Services provider in Australia.

The collective talent and expertise of our workforce is the key to our success, and we are looking for talented people to join our business. We seek to build teams who are loyal, committed to our company values and dedicated to helping our clients.

In return, we provide state of the art facilities, equipment, technology and opportunities to work on projects in Africa and Overseas. We look forward to receiving your application for the following position. 


AUMS Ltd is currently seeking suitably experienced U/G Jumbo Operators for our Geita Gold Mine Contract in Geita.
These are permanent opportunities on a 6/3 Roster

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Accurately drill a number of drive drill patterns using a mechanised electric/Hydraulic Jumbo drill suitable to ground conditions and in compliance with site specific drill patterns and survey instruction.
• Assess ground conditions at the face and implement ground control according to site requirements.
• Read and accurately follow mining instruction plan with skill and precision ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile.
• Communicate with surveyors, geologists and engineers as required.
• Optimise drill patterns to ensure maximum advance per round is achieved whilst maintaining strict adherence to design specifications with minimal overbreak.
• Ensure work area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform working duties including ensuring electrical installations and services are clear of the drilling area.

Minimum Requirements:
• Minimum 8-12 Years on a Frontline Jumbo;
• Ability to Bolt, Mesh and Bore a minimum of 3 Development headings per 12hr shift;
• Minimum 800 drill metres/man shift
• Experience in drilling incompetent ground conditions for Cable Bolt installation;
• Previous experience in Portal establishment preferable;
• Previous experience working in Hard Rock Underground Mines (with International Underground Mining experience as an advantage);
• Sound knowledge of Underground Mining Practices across most positions and the efficient operations of an Underground Jumbo;
• Sound mechanical knowledge of a Sandvik DD 421-60 & 60C Jumbo Drill;
• West Australian Dangerous Goods Security card or Tanzanian Blast Certificate;
• Ability to work autonomously/independently with limited supervision;
• Demonstrated abilities to work within a team environment with leadership abilities;
• A strong focus toward safety and hazard identification.
• Current International or Tanzanian Driver’s License.
• Comply with Australian and Tanzanian Mines Safety and Inspection Act and Regulations

Your proactive attitude to safety and highly driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee, who aligns with AUMS values and ‘can do' attitude. You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, opportunities for career progression and development and the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work / life balance.

If you have the necessary skills and experience to be an asset to AUMS Mining Operations Team, we would welcome your application.
Please send your CV along with a detailed covering letter via email [email protected]