Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd: Underground Rigger

Company Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd
Reference # UR2021-10
Published 27/10/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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.

Purpose of the job:
Engaged in the lifting, moving and transporting, positioning, pulling and securing of heavy equipment, machines and oversized loads.

Job Functions Trade
Industries Mining
Main Role Outcomes:

•Aligns, levels, and anchors machinery
•Attaches loads to rigging to provide support or prepare them for moving, using hand and power tools
•Attaches pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures such as beams, ceilings, and gin pole booms, using bolts and clamps
•Controls movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces, using chain falls, gin poles, gallows frames, and other equipment
•Dismantles and stores rigging equipment after use
•Fabricates, sets up, and repairs rigging, supports structures, hoists, and pulls gear, uses hand and power tools
•Manipulates rigging lines, hoists, and pulling gear to move or support materials such as heavy equipment, ships, or theatrical sets
•Selects gear such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weights and sizes, facilities, and work schedules
•Signals or verbally directs workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads, in order to ensure safety of workers and materials

Minimum Requirements:

Grade 12 Certificate
•N2 Certificate
•Qualified with trade papers section 13 or 26D
•Code 8 Drivers License
•At least 5 years Rigger experience with winder steel wire ropes
•Own Transport as position requires standby
•Valid certificate of physical fitness
•Ability to read and write in English
•Be able to work shifts and call outs

Submit your applications on the following link:

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 05/11/2021