Mining Foreman


All qualified Basotho applicants are invited to submit their Resumes and certified academic qualifications for the position of Mining Foreman on or before the 21 February 2020. Applications should be submitted to the following email address: [email protected] with the subject line RE: Application For Mining Foreman Position OR hand delivered to SMD Maseru Office, 15 UN Road, Sentinel Office Park. The position is based at SMD Mine, Kao.


• Blasting Certificate/ Rock Breaking Certificate
• 5 Years’ Experience in trackless machines in mining environment
• 5 Years’ Experience in Diamond and Open Pit Environment
• 3 Years’ Experience as Mining Foreman

• Sound Knowledge of application and capability of all relevant Trackless Mobile Machinery (TMM)
• Sound Knowledge of Strata Control
• Knowledge of Open Pit Blasting
• Sound Knowledge of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MHSA)
• Ensure that subordinates are fully conversant with provisions of MHSA
• Ensure observation and enforcement of any COPs issues by mine or DMR responsible for discipline of all subordinates
• Assist in the control over the proper operation and running of machinery within area of responsibility
• Manage expenditure within area of control
• Take accountability for the achievement of strategic and operational objectives within own area of control
• Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained
• Provide appropriate resolution for tasks and deadlines not met
• Take ownership for driving own career development
• Function as a member of a project and co-ordinate project activities or provide input in terms of projects resource allocation
• Plan production schedule (with input from crew and planner)
• Assume responsibility for meeting mining and operational objectives


• Interpersonal and Communication Skills
• Supervisory Skills
• Organizing Skills
• Competent in managing and operating drilling machines

No applications will be accepted after the closing date. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.