Charge Up Trainer – Botswana

About Barminco:Barminco is part of the Perenti Group, and Australia’s second largest integrated mining services provider.  We are a global leader in hard rock underground mining; and together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we operate in Australia, and across Africa in Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania, Botswana, Burkina Faso and Canada. With new projects Barminco and AUMS will grow to over 5,100 employees in 2021.What we can offer;A globally competitive nett salary with benefits including comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, travel)All required work permits and visasRemuneration packages will be discussed with shortlisted candidatesIn line with Barminco's growth, we are seeking applications from experienced Charge-Up Trainers on a FIFO 8 weeks on and 6 weeks off roster. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you will be a crucial part of a successful underground team with opportunities to progress and develop your underground career.  Please note that due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place, the roster advertised in this advert may be subject to change in the future when the Government border restrictions and controls are reassessed.Key Requirements; Extensive knowledge of Underground Mining Practices, and the efficient operation of an Underground Charge-Up Machine in high-speed development mechanised minesCharge a minimum of 4 headings per shift or 750m of production holes per shiftExperience with emulsion and low impact explosivesMinimum of five years exposure to the underground mining industryCompliance with all HS&E policies and procedures including reporting, and best practice for the areas of drilling, charging or scrapingHandling and transportation of explosives in accordance with all HSE policies and proceduresSubstantial experience in training a national workforceLiaison with shift supervisors and key stakeholders to ensure optimisation of blast designsAll valid and relevant qualifications, certificates and licencesAdherence to all company safety standards, policies and proceduresA valid International Manual Drivers Licence (or the ability to obtain one)A valid National or Federal Police Clearance.You will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package commensurate to your experience completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.We are seeking safety-focused individuals who are aligned with Barminco principles to mentor and upskill the local workforce in best-practice underground mining standards. Your passion for sharing knowledge and developing skills within the local team will be backed up by a resilient, supportive and considerate attitude.Prior to hire you will be required to sit a full pre-employment medical, including vaccinations required for the area you will be working in addition to mandatory fitness for work requirements. 55 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Maun
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Charge Up Trainer - Botswana

  • Engage, grow and train the future of our business
  • Opportunities to gain international experience
  • All required work permits and visas covered

About Barminco:

Barminco is part of the Perenti Group, and Australia’s second largest integrated mining services provider.  We are a global leader in hard rock underground mining; and together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we operate in Australia, and across Africa in Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania, Botswana, Burkina Faso and Canada. With new projects Barminco and AUMS will grow to over 5,100 employees in 2021.

What we can offer;

  • A globally competitive nett salary with benefits including comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, travel)
  • All required work permits and visas
  • Remuneration packages will be discussed with shortlisted candidates

In line with Barminco's growth, we are seeking applications from experienced Charge-Up Trainers on a FIFO 8 weeks on and 6 weeks off roster. Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you will be a crucial part of a successful underground team with opportunities to progress and develop your underground career.  

Please note that due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place, the roster advertised in this advert may be subject to change in the future when the Government border restrictions and controls are reassessed.

Key Requirements;

  • Extensive knowledge of Underground Mining Practices, and the efficient operation of an Underground Charge-Up Machine in high-speed development mechanised mines
  • Charge a minimum of 4 headings per shift or 750m of production holes per shift
  • Experience with emulsion and low impact explosives
  • Minimum of five years exposure to the underground mining industry
  • Compliance with all HS&E policies and procedures including reporting, and best practice for the areas of drilling, charging or scraping
  • Handling and transportation of explosives in accordance with all HSE policies and procedures
  • Substantial experience in training a national workforce
  • Liaison with shift supervisors and key stakeholders to ensure optimisation of blast designs
  • All valid and relevant qualifications, certificates and licences
  • Adherence to all company safety standards, policies and procedures
  • A valid International Manual Drivers Licence (or the ability to obtain one)
  • A valid National or Federal Police Clearance.

You will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package commensurate to your experience completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.

We are seeking safety-focused individuals who are aligned with Barminco principles to mentor and upskill the local workforce in best-practice underground mining standards. Your passion for sharing knowledge and developing skills within the local team will be backed up by a resilient, supportive and considerate attitude.

Prior to hire you will be required to sit a full pre-employment medical, including vaccinations required for the area you will be working in addition to mandatory fitness for work requirements.

Your interest and experience can be expressed by clicking the 'Apply Now' button, OR for further information email rebecca.thorp@barminco.com.au

Want to know more about Barminco, Check out our website here https://barminco.com.au/ or follow us on LinkedIn @Barminco

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