Jumbo Operator

Granny Smith, Australia
Nov 20, 2020
Dec 20, 2020
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Role Details

Gold Fields - Granny Smith is currently seeking an Operator: Jumbo to join their Mining department. This role is offered on an 8 day on, 6 days off, 7 nights on and 7 days off roster and is FIFO from Perth.

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you will be responsible for carrying out development work and other mining tasks as directed by the Supervisor. The successful incumbent will also ensure the shift operates in a safe and efficient manner complying with all the policies and procedures and meeting the set production targets.

Key responsibilities will include;
  • Always act in a manner that seeks to enhance the safety culture and performance of Gold Fields and ensures that the Vital Behaviours are always adhered to.
  • Achieving production targets by operating equipment to undertake drilling activities in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Assisting with other areas of the operation such as Service crew, Long Hole Drill and Bogger operation offering hands on support, guidance, and mentoring when required;
  • Providing reliable and accurate operational and practical knowledge to minimise down time and potential loss of production;
  • Utilising mobile equipment and tools with due consideration for safety and environmental issues;
  • Working collaboratively with mining engineers, geologists and the survey team as necessary to ensure drilling is undertaken to plan;
  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping in operated equipment such as the drill cabin, throughout workshops and wherever works are carried out;
  • Complete all administrative processing requirements associated with maintenance duties;
  • Following Gold Fields Zero Harm policy by actively identifying and reporting hazards using the site's hazard reporting systems.

Key factors to your success include;

  • Previous experience in underground hard rock techniques including level development and installation of ground support
  • Displayed experience with operation of Sandvik Jumbos
  • Proven knowledge of charging, firing, bogging and trucking of development headings
  • Mechanical knowledge preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Current WA Dangerous Goods Card, Working at Heights Certificate
  • A WA Underground Shift Supervisors' Certificate of Competency is desirable
  • Valid WA "C" Driver's License

Interested parties should submit a detailed curriculum vitae to: https://careers.goldfields.com.au

Gold Fields is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment. We are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce, and strongly encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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