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.Underground | Charge Up OperatorThe Opportunity:Barminco Ltd is currently seeking a suitably experienced Underground Charge Up Operators at our Mt Colin Operations on 2/2 Rosters.Reporting to the Shift Supervisor you will be required to carry out charging of jumbo development rounds, stripping rounds and long hole stopes in a safe and efficient manner whilst providing assistance to all underground development production teams through safe, cost effective and professional practices.This challenging and rewarding role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career and work 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;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;Perform loading and dumping cycles from development and production areas;Keep all roads in working areas tidy and free from hazardsSkills, Experience & Attributes:Valid Australian Manual Driver’s Licence;Shotfirer’s Licence;Dangerous Goods Card;Working at Heights Certificate;An acceptable National Police Clearance/ASIO Check;Flexible and willingness to assist with varied tasks and responsibilities;Previously employed in an underground Charge-Up role;Solid history of reliability and good work ethic;Able to pass a pre-employment medical including a clear drug & alcohol screen;A strong focus toward safety and hazard identification.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.A full pre-employment medical will be required, including a drug and alcohol screen and site specific clearances. A National Police Clearance will also be required as part of the onboarding process.If you have the necessary skills and experience to be an asset to Barminco’s Mining Operations Team, we would like to hear from you. Australia - QLD Townsville & Northern QLD

QLD Charge Up Operators

  • Permanent Wages position | 10.25% Super on all hours
  • FIFO from Brisbane or Townsville
  • Immediate Start Available

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.

Underground | Charge Up Operator

The Opportunity:

Barminco Ltd is currently seeking a suitably experienced Underground Charge Up Operators at our Mt Colin Operations on 2/2 Rosters.

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor you will be required to carry out charging of jumbo development rounds, stripping rounds and long hole stopes in a safe and efficient manner whilst providing assistance to all underground development production teams through safe, cost effective and professional practices.

This challenging and rewarding role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career and work 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;
  • 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;
  • Perform loading and dumping cycles from development and production areas;
  • Keep all roads in working areas tidy and free from hazards

Skills, Experience & Attributes:

  • Valid Australian Manual Driver’s Licence;
  • Shotfirer’s Licence;
  • Dangerous Goods Card;
  • Working at Heights Certificate;
  • An acceptable National Police Clearance/ASIO Check;
  • Flexible and willingness to assist with varied tasks and responsibilities;
  • Previously employed in an underground Charge-Up role;
  • Solid history of reliability and good work ethic;
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical including a clear drug & alcohol screen;
  • A strong focus toward safety and hazard identification.

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.

A full pre-employment medical will be required, including a drug and alcohol screen and site specific clearances. A National Police Clearance will also be required as part of the onboarding process.

If you have the necessary skills and experience to be an asset to Barminco’s Mining Operations Team, we would like to hear from you.

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