Anglo American Job Opportunities – Mining Technician

Website Anglo American

Job Description:

We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage a safe and healthy work environment where workers and contractor can deliver their outputs within a controlled risk environment.
  • Design Drill Patterns
  • Provide technical support on timing, initiation point, blasting sequence and tying up of holes to ensure conformance to set standards.
  • Provide advice to relevant stakeholders on surface blasting practices to proactively alleviate or avoid any unnecessary problems and to ensure statutory compliance at all times.
  • Manage the section’s expenditure within the approved budget to ensure effective cost control and savings.
  • Monitor blasting activities, analyse results and submit recommendations to achieve the desired fragmentation.
  • Scrutinise, inspect, and approve blast block designs to ensure safe blasting practices and conformance to set standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Driver’s Licence: Code B (Light Vehicle)
  • Blasting/ Rock Breaking Certificate
  • 1-3 years’ operational or technical experience in Blasting or Drilling operations

Qualification & Experience:

  • Grade 12/N3 or relevant qualification (B Tech/ BSc/ BEng Mining Engineer)
  • Blasting Engineering Training Certificate

Job Details:

Company: Anglo American

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Postmasburg, Northern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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