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; and 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 over 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. Our vision is to be the world's leading hard rock underground mining services provider.Our capability is critical to our success - we are looking for people who are talented, share our core values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.AUMS has been operating since 2007, and provides a full complement of underground mining services specifically to the African mining industry. Supported by a safe and performance orientated culture, AUMS believe investing in our people and backing them with state of the art equipment and world's best practice is critical to the success of our numerous operations across Africa.We are actively seeking an Experienced Cubex/ITH Operator to join us in our West African Operations. The roster on offer is 6 weeks on and 3 weeks off.Duties and Responsibilities:Make sure that the relevant Safety, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations are followed.Ensure all tasks or activities are executed and aligned with Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Work Instructions at all times.Operate ITH Cubex drilling rigs for mine development and Production according to specifications safely and professionally.Read and interpret drilling plans to ensure cost-effectiveness of all drilling operations.Ensure proper rig-up and rig-down procedures is strictly followed.Provide reliable and accurate operational knowledge and practical application to minimize down time and loss of production.Train other operators as requiredPerform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by your supervisor.Essential Requirements:Must have a minimum of 5 years’ working experience in Underground Mining Operations.Must have detailed knowledge and experience in the operation of in-the-Hole (ITH) Cubex Machine.Must be able to read and understand designed ground support plans, detailed survey prints and layouts.Must have basic electrical and mechanical knowledge on the drill rig.Holder of First Aid Certificates will be an added advantage.Must have thorough understanding of underground mining operations, and solid safety performance at the personal and professional level.Your proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee in line with AUMS’s values and ‘can do’ attitude, and will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.A full pre-employment medical is required, including a drug and alcohol, and site specific clearances. A National Police Clearance and any necessary tickets or qualifications are required to be presented at time of interview. Please be aware that an Array of Vaccinations are required when working in Africa. Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Sub-Saharan Africa

Cubex/ITH Operator - Ghana

  • Underground Mining Services Provider
  • EXPAT Role
  • 6:3 Roster

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; and 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 over 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. Our vision is to be the world's leading hard rock underground mining services provider.

Our capability is critical to our success - we are looking for people who are talented, share our core values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.

AUMS has been operating since 2007, and provides a full complement of underground mining services specifically to the African mining industry. Supported by a safe and performance orientated culture, AUMS believe investing in our people and backing them with state of the art equipment and world's best practice is critical to the success of our numerous operations across Africa.

We are actively seeking an Experienced Cubex/ITH Operator to join us in our West African Operations. The roster on offer is 6 weeks on and 3 weeks off.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Make sure that the relevant Safety, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations are followed.
  • Ensure all tasks or activities are executed and aligned with Standard Operating Procedures and Safe Work Instructions at all times.
  • Operate ITH Cubex drilling rigs for mine development and Production according to specifications safely and professionally.
  • Read and interpret drilling plans to ensure cost-effectiveness of all drilling operations.
  • Ensure proper rig-up and rig-down procedures is strictly followed.
  • Provide reliable and accurate operational knowledge and practical application to minimize down time and loss of production.
  • Train other operators as required
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned by your supervisor.

Essential Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ working experience in Underground Mining Operations.
  • Must have detailed knowledge and experience in the operation of in-the-Hole (ITH) Cubex Machine.
  • Must be able to read and understand designed ground support plans, detailed survey prints and layouts.
  • Must have basic electrical and mechanical knowledge on the drill rig.
  • Holder of First Aid Certificates will be an added advantage.
  • Must have thorough understanding of underground mining operations, and solid safety performance at the personal and professional level.

Your proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee in line with AUMS’s values and ‘can do’ attitude, and will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.

A full pre-employment medical is required, including a drug and alcohol, and site specific clearances. A National Police Clearance and any necessary tickets or qualifications are required to be presented at time of interview. Please be aware that an Array of Vaccinations are required when working in Africa.

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