Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd: Onsetter

Company Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd
Reference # O2021-10
Published 11/10/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Duration 3 Months
Barberton Mines first produced gold in 1886. The mining complex now comprises three mines: Fairview, New Consort and Sheba.

A vacancy exists for the above position. Individuals that meet the requirements are invited to apply for this position.

Job Functions Mining
Industries Mining
Purpose of the Job:
To co-ordinate, control, and supervise all operators of shaft conveyances, skips, material, equipment, associated systems and shift staff being raised or lowered safely underground.

Main Role Outcomes:
•Onsetter must have knowledge of shaft operations
•Responsible for conducting station inspection
•Responsible for controlling the amount of people loading into the conveyance
•Responsible for slinging activities to underground
•Responsible for station cleaning and control of material cars
•Transport employees, materials and explosives if required
•Assess and manage health and safety hazards and associated risks
•Continuously monitor equipment failure and efficiency and report to Shaft Foreman
•Reporting of all incidents and / or near incidents.
•Participation on Safety related campaigns and initiatives.
•Conduct safe behavioural observations
•Ensure efficient housekeeping of equipment (skip, conveyance and all station levels underground) according to departmental requirements
•Operate equipment (skip, conveyance) related to the work stream according to work requirements and departmental procedures

Minimum Requirements:
•Grade 10 qualification
•Valid Onsetter’s Certificate
•Minimum of (2) years Shaft experience
•Must have Supervisory skills
•Ability to read and write English
•Ability to communicate with people on different levels
•Valid Certificate of physical fitness
•Drivers license

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By submitting your CV to Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd, you hereby give us permission to circulate your information to the interview panel members for this vacancy only and background checks may be conducted. Your information will not be used for any other position/purpose and will be disregarded after an offer has been made.

Selection will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan.
Should you not be contacted by us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been successful. The CV’s of unsuccessful candidates will not be returned.

Job Closing Date 22/10/2021