Drill Master: Learnership 2021

Location: Limpopo

Industry: Mining

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration: Market Related

EE Position: Yes

Advert Status: Online

Brand: Cementation


Murray & Roberts Cementation invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Drill Master to be placed in Limpopo. The successful candidate will report to the Shift Supervisor Mining. The company will provide remuneration and benefits relevant and appropriate to the position. Preference will be given to Historically Disadvantaged South African (HDSA) candidates. Applications only open to South African Citizens / Permanent Residents.

Job description

The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not be limited to:

  • At least 8 years drilling experience on a trackless mining operation
  • Experience operating a Twin Boom Drill Rig with split feeds, drilling the development face in various ways, installing weld mesh and split sets, drilling long anchors and drilling and installing quick-chem resin bolts with the same machine
  • Experience in operating Dump Trucks and Load Haul Dumpers
  • Extensive working experience in decline shaft development as a Drill Master
  • Experience in training Drill Operators and monitoring their performance
  • Proven track record of production achievements
  • Preference will be given to candidates with mechanised bolting experience
  • Good knowledge and experience of mechanised mining operations
  • Proven track record of production achievements
  • DD421 experience and DS 411 experience is essential

Minimum requirements

  • Suitable candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications and skills:
  • Grade 12 or NQF 4 equivalent
  • Drill Rig Operator Certificate
  • Load Haul Dumper and Dump Truck operating license
  • Valid EB Driver’s License
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills in English

Suitable candidates must have the following work experience:

  • Execution of effective drilling and development
  • Effective planning, organizing, leading and control within area of responsibility
  • Effective supervision of drill rig operators to ensure adherence to work schedule
  • Be alert and proactive in identifying and communicating equipment deficiencies
  • Monitor and report on consumables used (bits, rods in R/m and shank and coupling usage)
  • Effective self and team management in alignment with M&RC’s values

Compliance with SHEQ, MRC and Client standards, policies and procedures

Apply Online for the Drill Master: Learnership 2021

Closing Date: 02/02/2021




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