UNDERGROUND MINING EXCELLENCE

Careers at Barminco

Underground Charge Up OperatorsBarminco 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 services and with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we employ around 3,000 people in operations across Australia (12), India (1), as well as Africa in Egypt (1), Ghana(2), Tanzania (2) and Burkina Faso (3).  We will grow to over 3,500 employees in 2019 as AUMS ramps up at Obuasi in Ghana.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.The collective capability of our people is critical to our success and we are looking for talented individuals who share our core values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.The OpportunityBarminco Ltd is currently seeking suitably experienced Charge Up Operators for our various sites in regional Western Australia.These opportunities are permanent positions, FIFO out of Perth, with the following rosters available - 7/7, 14/14 & 2/1Duties 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;WA Shotfirer’s Licence;WA 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, opportunities for career progression and development and the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work / life balance.If successful, a full pre-employment medical, including a drug and alcohol screen will be required, as well as a National Police Clearance.If you have the skills and experience to be an asset to Barminco’s Operations Team, we welcome your application.Only applications with a current Resume attached will be considered for employment. Australia - WA Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance

Underground Charge Up Operators

  • Permanent Positions with Super Paid on all hours at 10.25%
  • Various Sites Offering 2/2, 7/7 OR 2/1 Rosters
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Underground 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 services and with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we employ around 3,000 people in operations across Australia (12), India (1), as well as Africa in Egypt (1), Ghana(2), Tanzania (2) and Burkina Faso (3).  We will grow to over 3,500 employees in 2019 as AUMS ramps up at Obuasi in Ghana.

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.

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

The Opportunity

Barminco Ltd is currently seeking suitably experienced Charge Up Operators for our various sites in regional Western Australia.

These opportunities are permanent positions, FIFO out of Perth, with the following rosters available - 7/7, 14/14 & 2/1

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;
  • WA Shotfirer’s Licence;
  • WA 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, opportunities for career progression and development and the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work / life balance.

If successful, a full pre-employment medical, including a drug and alcohol screen will be required, as well as a National Police Clearance.

If you have the skills and experience to be an asset to Barminco’s Operations Team, we welcome your application.

Only applications with a current Resume attached will be considered for employment.

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