UNDERGROUND MINING EXCELLENCE

Careers at Barminco

About Barminco:Barminco is part of the Perenti 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. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, this position will work a 14/14 FIFO roster, out of Brisbane, Townsville and local to the Mt Isa area.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;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;QLD Shotfirer’s Licence;Working at Heights Certificate;An acceptable ASIO National Police Clearance;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, diligent approach and excellent work ethic, will see you become a highly valued member of the QLD Operations Team.Should you possess the outlined skills, drive and experience to be an asset to Barminco, we welcome your interest and look forward to receiving your application.  Australia - QLD Mt Isa & Western QLD

Underground Charge-Up Operators

  • Super Paid on all hours at 10.25%
  • FIFO ex Brisbane, Townsville and local on 14/14 roster
  • Permanent Wages Positions

About Barminco:

Barminco is part of the Perenti 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. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, this position will work a 14/14 FIFO roster, out of Brisbane, Townsville and local to the Mt Isa area.

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;
  • 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;
  • QLD Shotfirer’s Licence;
  • Working at Heights Certificate;
  • An acceptable ASIO National Police Clearance;
  • 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, diligent approach and excellent work ethic, will see you become a highly valued member of the QLD Operations Team.

Should you possess the outlined skills, drive and experience to be an asset to Barminco, we welcome your interest and look forward to receiving your application.