UNDERGROUND MINING EXCELLENCE

Careers at Barminco

Barminco is an international leader in mechanised hard rock underground mining with operations throughout Australia, Africa, Egypt and India. Established in Western Australia in 1989, we have spent over 25 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.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 Australia and Overseas. We look forward to receiving your application for the following position.The Opportunity:Barminco Egypt is currently seeking a suitably skilled and experienced underground mining Charge-Up Trainer at our Sukari Hill Operation based in Egypt. This is a permanent opportunity and offers a FIFO roster of 6 weeks on 3 weeks off.Expat experience is desired as part of your daily duties will include training the National Workforce. Cultural sensitivity will be expected from all successful applicants along with a proactive “can-do” attitude towards all delegated tasks.Duties and Responsibilities Use of a variety of explosives and initiating systems, depending on drill pattern, rock type and hole dimension;Handle and transport explosive material in a safe manner according to procedures;Charge up holes, down-holes and drives;Charge Up and fire stope blasts according to blast plan;Production and development charging;Emphasis is on down-hole charging;Stringing of slots and rises;Interpretation of string information;Correct dipping and charging of up and downholes;Electronic initiation systems;Ensure working area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform duties.Skills, Experience & AttributesCurrent Australian Driver’s Licence;WA Shot Firer’s Licence;WA Dangerous Goods Card;An acceptable National Police Clearance;Minimum 5 years exposure to the Underground Mining Industry;Previous experience in an Underground Development and Production;A proactive attitude toward safety and hazard identification.You will work in line with the values, standards and procedures put in place by Barminco. Your ability to build relationships and work as a team will also be integral to your successful career at Barminco.Your proactive attitude to safety and highly driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee, who aligns with Barminco's values and ‘can do' attitude. You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, completing our vision of a true work life balance, and as part of a strong team environment.  Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Middle East & North Africa

Charge-Up Operator/Trainer

Barminco is an international leader in mechanised hard rock underground mining with operations throughout Australia, Africa, Egypt and India. Established in Western Australia in 1989, we have spent over 25 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.

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 Australia and Overseas. We look forward to receiving your application for the following position.

The Opportunity:

Barminco Egypt is currently seeking a suitably skilled and experienced underground mining Charge-Up Trainer at our Sukari Hill Operation based in Egypt. This is a permanent opportunity and offers a FIFO roster of 6 weeks on 3 weeks off.

Expat experience is desired as part of your daily duties will include training the National Workforce. Cultural sensitivity will be expected from all successful applicants along with a proactive “can-do” attitude towards all delegated tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Use of a variety of explosives and initiating systems, depending on drill pattern, rock type and hole dimension;
  • Handle and transport explosive material in a safe manner according to procedures;
  • Charge up holes, down-holes and drives;
  • Charge Up and fire stope blasts according to blast plan;
  • Production and development charging;
  • Emphasis is on down-hole charging;
  • Stringing of slots and rises;
  • Interpretation of string information;
  • Correct dipping and charging of up and downholes;
  • Electronic initiation systems;
  • Ensure working area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform duties.

Skills, Experience & Attributes

  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence;
  • WA Shot Firer’s Licence;
  • WA Dangerous Goods Card;
  • An acceptable National Police Clearance;
  • Minimum 5 years exposure to the Underground Mining Industry;
  • Previous experience in an Underground Development and Production;
  • A proactive attitude toward safety and hazard identification.

You will work in line with the values, standards and procedures put in place by Barminco. Your ability to build relationships and work as a team will also be integral to your successful career at Barminco.

Your proactive attitude to safety and highly driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee, who aligns with Barminco's values and ‘can do' attitude. You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, completing our vision of a true work life balance, and as part of a strong team environment.