UNDERGROUND MINING EXCELLENCE

Careers at Barminco

Barminco is part of the Ausdrill Group, an ASX 200 company and Australia’s second largest integrated mining services provider.  We are a global leader in hard rock underground mining; together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we operate in Australia, India and across Africa in Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania and Burkina Faso.  New projects will see Barminco and AUMS grow to 3,700 employees in 2019.Our values of Safety, Integrity and Excellence are the cornerstone of everything we do.  Our purpose is to create value for mine owners and we are absolutely focused on delivering for our customers, with a vision to be the world’s leading hard rock underground mining services provider.The collective capability of our people is critical to our success and we are looking for talented people who share our values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.The Opportunity:Barminco is in an exciting phase of growth and transformation and this is driving our current recruitment of experienced Charge-Up Operators to join our QLD Operations for our Dugald River Mine site. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor this position will work a 14/14 FIFO roster.Working at Barminco will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career, while working alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.Duties and Responsibilities:Use of a variety of explosives and initiating systems, depending on drill pattern, rock type and hole dimension;Charging of jumbo development rounds, stripping rounds and Longhole stopesHandle 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;Ensure working area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform duties;Liaise with Geologists, Engineers and Shift Supervisors to optimize blast designs.Minimum Requirements:‘C’ Class Drivers Licence.Minimum 5 years exposure to the Underground Mining Industry;Previous experience as an Underground ProductionExperienced and confident in handling explosives;Store, Handle & Transport Explosives ticket (RIIBLA205D);Underground Shotfiring TrainingAn acceptable ASIO/NPC Certificate;Working at Heights Certificate;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, opportunities for career progression and development and the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work / life balance.If you are successful, as part of the onboarding process, you will be required to undertake a full pre-employment medical, and drug and alcohol screening. Site specific clearances will also be required, which includes a National Police Clearance Certificate.If you have the necessary skills, drive and experience to be an asset to Barminco’s Operations Team, we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply.  Australia - QLD Mt Isa & Western QLD

Charge-Up Operators

Barminco is part of the Ausdrill Group, an ASX 200 company and Australia’s second largest integrated mining services provider.  We are a global leader in hard rock underground mining; together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we operate in Australia, India and across Africa in Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania and Burkina Faso.  New projects will see Barminco and AUMS grow to 3,700 employees in 2019.

Our values of Safety, Integrity and Excellence are the cornerstone of everything we do.  Our purpose is to create value for mine owners and we are absolutely focused on delivering for our customers, with a vision to be the world’s leading hard rock underground mining services provider.

The collective capability of our people is critical to our success and we are looking for talented people who share our values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.

The Opportunity:

Barminco is in an exciting phase of growth and transformation and this is driving our current recruitment of experienced Charge-Up Operators to join our QLD Operations for our Dugald River Mine site. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor this position will work a 14/14 FIFO roster.

Working at Barminco will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career, while working alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use of a variety of explosives and initiating systems, depending on drill pattern, rock type and hole dimension;
  • Charging of jumbo development rounds, stripping rounds and Longhole stopes
  • 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;
  • Ensure working area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform duties;
  • Liaise with Geologists, Engineers and Shift Supervisors to optimize blast designs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence.
  • Minimum 5 years exposure to the Underground Mining Industry;
  • Previous experience as an Underground Production
  • Experienced and confident in handling explosives;
  • Store, Handle & Transport Explosives ticket (RIIBLA205D);
  • Underground Shotfiring Training
  • An acceptable ASIO/NPC Certificate;
  • Working at Heights Certificate;

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, opportunities for career progression and development and the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work / life balance.

If you are successful, as part of the onboarding process, you will be required to undertake a full pre-employment medical, and drug and alcohol screening. Site specific clearances will also be required, which includes a National Police Clearance Certificate.

If you have the necessary skills, drive and experience to be an asset to Barminco’s Operations Team, we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply.