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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2020
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    Gold Fields Limited is an unhedged, globally diversified producer of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa with attributable annual gold production of approximately 2.0 million ounces. It has attributable Mineral Reserves of around 46 million ounces and Mineral Resources of around 102 million ounces. Attributable copper M...
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    Longhole Drill Rig Operator

    The ideal candidate will have:

    Key Competencies

    • Have good verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to solve problem solving and good analytical skills
    • Time management
    • Ability to work under pressure


    • Ensuring that all relevant daily targets are met continuously
    • Ensuring compliance to the Mines Health & Safety Act
    • Ensuring effective utilization of equipment
    • Promoting and developing team effectiveness within the department
    • Ensure health and safety of people and conditions 

    Minimum Requirements

    • Be in possession of a Matric / Grade 12 Qualification or Equivalent
    • Be in possession of the relevant Longhole Rig Certificate and License (Certificate of Competency)
    • Have at least 2 years’ experience in a mining environment
    • Successfully complete a Dover assessment, at a level appropriate to the position
    • Be highly motivated self-starter with proven positive attendance record
    • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license
    • Successfully undertake security screening with zero material findings
    • Be in possession of a valid Blasting Certificate (advantageous)
    • Successfully completed Competent A and B (advantageous)
    • Have at least 2 years’ experience as a Longhole Rig Operator in a mining environment (advantageous)
    • Be declared medically fit for the position and the environment, as determined by the risk based medical examination at the relevant Gold Fields Occupation Health Centre and pass a Heat Tolerance Screening test.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Gold Fields Limited on to apply

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