Drilling Assistants

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DRILLING ASSISTANTS VACANCIES (PATERSON BAND BL)
Letšeng seeks to engage qualified professionals with appropriate skills and aptitude to fill three positions of DRILLING ASSISTANTS (PATERSON BAND BL).

PURPOSE:
To support the core drilling crew by undertaking the tasks required to ensure optimal operations.

MAIN OUTPUTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Towing the drill rig in and out of the mining pits and assisting with the rig set-up
• Transporting a variety of drilling equipment including drilling rods and spares and other support items to the drilling site
• Maintaining a constant supply of water with an over 5000 litre-capacity water tank to the drilling site
• Collecting food packs for the drilling crew from the kitchen to the drilling site
• Conducting daily inspections of the truck and all mobile equipment being used, ensuring that all remain safe and efficient to use at all times
• Maintaining daily truck inspection records
• Assisting the drilling crew with other daily drilling duties as required
• Adhering to Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) standards at all times

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC)
• Code 14 driver’s license with at least two years and a trackable and clean record of use. Code 10 (in place of Code 14) driver’s license may be considered where the candidate has a proven record of driving excellence
• Ability to safely tow, manoeuvre and drive in reverse a trailer weighing 7 tons and other items such as an over 5000 litre-capacity water tank, a lighting plant and mobile toilet in steep inclines and declines and around switchbacks

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
• Must be fit to perform physical activities that require use of arms and legs
• Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively (in Sesotho/English)
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to maintain good working relations with personnel from the mining contractor
• Be responsive to instructions

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS
• Candidates will be required to undergo a Medical Examination of fitness as per requirements

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
• Nine Months Fixed Term Contract
Interested candidates should submit their applications, CVs and highest qualifications obtained to [email protected]

CLOSING DATE: 4 April 2021

DISCLAIMER: Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

NOTE: All applications should bear the reference i95/259/DRASS on the email subject.

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