Omnia Vacancies 2023 – Assistant

Website Omnia Holdings

Job Description:

We are recruiting for X3 General Assistant (RoG) at Mokala Mine (Hotazel) to ensure that all the prescribed duties are carried out in preparation of a detonation, performing the detonation, and concluding post-detonation tasks. In this process, will be responsible for assisting the blaster and truck operator with the preparation of the blast block. To assist the truck operator to collect products at silos and deliver product down the hole at the blasting face. Responsible for the housekeeping and maintenance of the vehicle, re-filling area and other working areas. A successful candidate must have a Matric with Maths, Previous experience in blasting / mining environment, 2 years blasting assistant experience

Job Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the detonator is not stuck at the bottom of the hole before charging commence
  • To ensure the detonator line is secured at the collar of the hole to eliminate the possibility of the detonator line falling into the hole.
  • To report any out of spec holes, so that the truck operator While adhering to all the SHERQ standards and prescriptions, responsible for engaging the pumping process and loading the holes according to the design specs.
  • To act as a Spotter to guide and direct the Truck Operator on the blasting area as per procedures.
  • To 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.
  • To place the charging hose into the correct holes as per procedures.
  • To ensure Personal cleanliness at all times as per SHERQ requirement.
  • To perform cleanliness duties of the vehicle on an on-going basis so that it is presentable in the eye of the public.
  • To perform housekeeping duties as instructed by the Foreman or other authority figure. This may include cleaning, sweeping of the site, silo areas and cleaning ablution facilities.
  • To take samples as per procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Attention to detail
  • Numerical skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Report-writing abilities
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous experience in blasting / mining environment
  • Code 10 would be an added advantage
  • Grade 12 with Maths
  • 2 years blasting assistant experience
  • Entrance Medicals
  • Blasting Assistant Certificate
  • Inhouse Training

Job Details:

Company: Omnia Holdings

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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