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12 Sep 2023

Jumbo Operator Trainer at Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

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Job Description

Job Overview/Summary

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is looking for well experienced Jumbo Operator Trainer – Expat to align to the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and the business and on a practical note will ensure activities in the mining department are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost-effective manner to achieve targets in accordance with BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies, and Procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform proper Pre- Inspection
  • Tram equipment to designated area.
  • Conduct equipment setup for drilling
  • Face preparation and marking off.
  • Installation of ground support – bolt, mesh, cable bolts
  • Perform drilling activities.
  • Identify uncoupled equipment and remove it from the workplace.
  • Ensure all equipment is clean.
  • To record and report drilling performance.
  • Monitor and control drilling cycle and efficiencies.
  • Ensure blasting holes are clean.
  • To perform charging activities
  • Assist with the training and skills development of trainees.
  • Ensure that all incidents are reported and investigated in accordance with BARRICK requirements.
  • To provide technical, practical, and field support in various working areas of the mine focusing on increasing work effectiveness and productivity while lowering cost through improved good operational practices.

Qualification/ Education

  • Qualification in Mining or similar technical qualification that is supported by practical work experience in mining.
  • Single boom and double boom certification

Knowledge & Skills

  • Time management, scheduling, and planning.
  • Hazard identification and Risk assessment
  • Understand drilling techniques for both rehabilitation and face drilling.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high-speed development (200m per month per jumbo)
  • Candidate should have had exposure to automation within the underground environment.


  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in operating single and double boom.
  • Experience in operating machines in large underground mining operation
  • Experience in best practice high-speed mechanized underground mining
  • Previous trainer experience is a must and will be discussed with potential shortlist candidates as to their exposure.

Work Ethics/ Disposition

  • Performing tasks under minimal supervision and monitoring
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Demonstrate high working ethics and conduct at all times.
  • Committed and engaged employees who are enthusiastic and passionate about Barrick and carry the company DNA.
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Closing Date : 25th September, 2023.

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