Jumbo Operator – Burkina Faso

Barminco is one of the world’s largest hard-rock underground mining service providers with over three decades of experience. As part of the Perenti Group, Barminco & AUMS employs over 5,100 people, at 25 projects in seven countries.Since 2007, African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) has provided unmatched mechanised underground mining services across numerous projects in Africa. AUMS is dedicated to achieving the highest global standards in underground mining and there is a specific focus on sharing this mining knowledge across all levels of the business. AUMS are actively seeking to recruit experienced Jumbo Operators to join us in our Burkina Faso Mining Operations on a FIFO 8 weeks on, 6 weeks off roster.This challenging and rewarding role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career and work alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.Duties and Responsibilities:Accurately drill a number of drive drill patterns using a mechanised electric/Hydraulic Jumbo drill suitable to ground conditions and in compliance with site specific drill patterns and survey instruction.Assess ground conditions at the face and implement ground control according to site requirements.Read and accurately follow mining instruction plan with skill and precision ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile.Communicate with surveyors, geologists and engineers as required.Optimise drill patterns to ensure maximum advance per round is achieved whilst maintaining strict adherence to design specifications.Ensure work area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform working duties including ensuring electrical installations and services are clear of the drilling area.Skills, Experience & Attributes:5 year proven underground mining experience All valid and relevant qualifications, certificates and licences (RPL’s)Valid Manual Australian Driver’s Licence Current National Police Clearance (valid within six months)What we can offer;A globally competitive nett salary with benefits including comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, travel, income protection)Paid quarantineAll required work permits and visasRemuneration packages will be discussed with shortlisted candidatesAUMS aims to leave a positive legacy of underground mining in all the countries in which we operate, through training and up-skilling of the local workforce. We are looking for experienced mining personnel to join us during an exciting period of growth. 100000 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Moko, Burkina Faso
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Jumbo Operator - Burkina Faso

  • FIFO roster from any major capital city with paid quarantine
  • Join a world-leader in underground mining
  • 8 weeks on & 6 weeks off rosters

Barminco is one of the world’s largest hard-rock underground mining service providers with over three decades of experience. As part of the Perenti Group, Barminco & AUMS employs over 5,100 people, at 25 projects in seven countries.

Since 2007, African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) has provided unmatched mechanised underground mining services across numerous projects in Africa. AUMS is dedicated to achieving the highest global standards in underground mining and there is a specific focus on sharing this mining knowledge across all levels of the business. 

AUMS are actively seeking to recruit experienced Jumbo Operators to join us in our Burkina Faso Mining Operations on a FIFO 8 weeks on, 6 weeks off roster.

This challenging and rewarding role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career and work alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately drill a number of drive drill patterns using a mechanised electric/Hydraulic Jumbo drill suitable to ground conditions and in compliance with site specific drill patterns and survey instruction.
  • Assess ground conditions at the face and implement ground control according to site requirements.
  • Read and accurately follow mining instruction plan with skill and precision ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile.
  • Communicate with surveyors, geologists and engineers as required.
  • Optimise drill patterns to ensure maximum advance per round is achieved whilst maintaining strict adherence to design specifications.
  • Ensure work area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform working duties including ensuring electrical installations and services are clear of the drilling area.

Skills, Experience & Attributes:

  • 5 year proven underground mining experience 
  • All valid and relevant qualifications, certificates and licences (RPL’s)
  • Valid Manual Australian Driver’s Licence 
  • Current National Police Clearance (valid within six months)

What we can offer;

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

AUMS aims to leave a positive legacy of underground mining in all the countries in which we operate, through training and up-skilling of the local workforce. We are looking for experienced mining personnel to join us during an exciting period of growth.

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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