Operator, RD (150tn)

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First Quantum Minerals

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Job description:

Purpose of the role:
To safely operate equipment on which he/she is trained on and permitted.
Key Responsibilities:
The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include:

  • Operate machine safely and competently
  • Follow operating manuals and general pit and safety signage
  • Report all defects on the machine and care for the machine
  • Avoid spillage on the mine roads
  • Avoid running on spillages to avoid tyre damage
  • Ensure the check-list is completed and submitted
  • Ensure good house-keeping
  • Follow correct instructions from the respective supervisor and laid down procedure and regulations.
  • Performs other related duties that may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Competence Certificate in RDT Machines or Equivalent
  • Experience in operating 180/150 tons and Electric trucks
  • Experience in other auxiliary machines (Grader, Dozer and or Excavator) will be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years’ experience
  • Valid Silicosis
  • Valid First Aid Certificate will be an added advantage

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