Production Driller

Established in 2007, AUMS is a leader in providing a full suite of underground mining contract services to the African mining industry, supported by a safe and performance orientated culture. We believe in investing in the development of our people and back them with state of the art equipment and world’s best practice.We are actively seeking Experienced Longhole Drillers to join us in our West African Operations. The roster on offer is 6 weeks on and 3 weeks off. Duties and Responsibilities:Make sure that the relevant Safety, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations are followedAccurately drilling a series of Longholes to a design pattern using a mechanised drill.Reads and accurately follows mine instruction plans with skill and precision ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile.Communicate with surveyors, geologists and engineers to optimise drill patters and metres.Set up and troubleshoot on Longhole Drill rigs.Accesses face conditions at the start of the job and scale from height according to site requirements Essential Requirements:A demonstrated passion for safety and a proactive attitude toward ensuring that safety is front of mind for all employees at all times.Experience in training a national workforceA minimum of five year’s experience in the Underground Mining Industry.A minimum of 12 months experience solely as an Underground Longhole Driller.Knowledge of Underground Mining Practices and the efficient operation of an Underground Longhole Machine.Highly organised and able to work efficiently with limited supervision. Your proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee in line with AUMS’s values and ‘can do’ attitude, and will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.A full pre-employment medical is required, including a drug and alcohol, and site specific clearances. A National Police Clearance and any necessary tickets or qualifications are required to be presented at time of interview. Please be aware that an Array of Vaccinations are required when working in Africa. 175000 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Accra

Production Driller

Established in 2007, AUMS is a leader in providing a full suite of underground mining contract services to the African mining industry, supported by a safe and performance orientated culture. We believe in investing in the development of our people and back them with state of the art equipment and world’s best practice.

We are actively seeking Experienced Longhole Drillers to join us in our West African Operations. The roster on offer is 6 weeks on and 3 weeks off.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Make sure that the relevant Safety, Mining and other statutory Codes and Regulations are followed
  • Accurately drilling a series of Longholes to a design pattern using a mechanised drill.
  • Reads and accurately follows mine instruction plans with skill and precision ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile.
  • Communicate with surveyors, geologists and engineers to optimise drill patters and metres.
  • Set up and troubleshoot on Longhole Drill rigs.
  • Accesses face conditions at the start of the job and scale from height according to site requirements

 

Essential Requirements:

  • A demonstrated passion for safety and a proactive attitude toward ensuring that safety is front of mind for all employees at all times.
  • Experience in training a national workforce
  • A minimum of five year’s experience in the Underground Mining Industry.
  • A minimum of 12 months experience solely as an Underground Longhole Driller.
  • Knowledge of Underground Mining Practices and the efficient operation of an Underground Longhole Machine.
  • Highly organised and able to work efficiently with limited supervision.

 

Your proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee in line with AUMS’s values and ‘can do’ attitude, and will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.

A full pre-employment medical is required, including a drug and alcohol, and site specific clearances. A National Police Clearance and any necessary tickets or qualifications are required to be presented at time of interview. Please be aware that an Array of Vaccinations are required when working in Africa.

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