Assistants (Explosives Truck) – Wolvekrans

Omnia (Pty) LTD
Witbank, Mpumalanga

Overview

This Truck Assistant position is based in Wolvekrans (Witbank) – Successful candidates must have Grade 12. Drivers License Code 10 will be an added advantage and 2 years of experience as a Truck assistant. Previous experience in explosives handling would be an advantage.

Qualifications

Grade 12. Drivers License Code 10 will be an added advantage

Experience

2 years of experience as a Truck assistant.Previous experience in explosives handling would be an advantage.

Duties

1. Re-filling of truck: • Re-fill the truck at the loading points with the prescribed raw materials / products, under the supervision of the Truck Operator. 2. Truck inspection and housekeeping: • Assist the Truck Operator in conducting the prescribed pre-use inspections, prior to use of the truck. • Perform cleanliness duties of the vehicle on an on-going basis so that it is presentable in the eye of the public. • Perform housekeeping duties as instructed by the Foreman or other authority figures. 3. Loading of blast holes: • Carry out an inspection of all the holes and measure them to ensure that they are drilled to the correct depth, in cooperation with the Truck Operator. • In the event of picking up any out of spec holes, report it to the Truck Operator. • Place the charging hose into the correct holes as per the procedures. • Ensure the detonator is not stuck at the bottom of the hole before charging commences. • Ensure the detonator line is secured at the collar of the hole to eliminate the possibility of the detonator line falling into the hole. • Act as a spotter to guide and direct the Truck Operator on the blasting area as per procedures. 4. Taking Samples: • Taking samples as per the procedures. • Ensure the availability of sample cups on the truck. 5. Measuring of holes: • Measure before delivering product down the hole. • Check of final stemming. Ensure that the measuring tape is keep safe and in a good condition. 6. Twine: • Ensure that correct twine is used for not overcharging holes. • Ensure that twine is in a good condition. 7. Calibrations: • Assist the Truck Operator with the calibration of the applicable raw materials on the truck. • Assist the Truck Operator with the calibration of the twine, Samson sample scale and the measuring tape. • Cleaning of the calibration equipment and calibration area. 8. Maintenance: • Assist the Truck Operator with the grease on all movable parts on the truck chassis and plant. • Assist the Truck Operator to clean all strainers on the truck. • Assist the Truck Operator with all other mini maintenance like changing of tyres, rotors and stators. 9.SHERQ: • Ensure that all SHERQ requirements are met.

Job Competencies

Customer focused. • Attention to detail. • Systematic. • Following instructions and procedures. • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations. •Adhering to principles and values. • Safety and quality conscience. • Reliable. • Team work. • Communication skills.

General

BME as a member of Omnia is focused on uplifting the communities where we operate. This is done by ensuring that local people are given employment and development. Please note that only local candidates will be accepted on these positions and the applications will be confirmed by the local municipality as well as the community leaders