The purpose the job also includes the assistance to the truck operator to collect products at silos and deliver this product down the hole at the blasting face. – Responsible for the housekeeping and maintenance of the vehicle, re-filling area and other working areas. – All these tasks and duties are carried out by meeting statutory, legal, client and BME prescriptions and standards.

Duties – Risk assessment and Safe work declarations to be done with the blaster at the place of work before entering workplace as per client requirements – Assisting the blaster for preparing the blast / charge-up area by meeting all the statutory, legal, client and BME requirements/standards/prescriptions – Together with the Blaster, inspects the site to determine the target block and to plan the blasting process – Marks off the working area by erecting the prescribed barricading material as prescribed by the client – Required to map the holes to ensure that all the required holes correctly placed.



  • ¬†Grade 10.
  • A minimum of 0-6 months experience in general maintenance.
  • Code 10
  • ¬†Blasting assistant certificate (MQA)
  • Good Communication
  • Handle Pressure

COMPETENCIES: Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993 and Regulations, GPG and Department of DID policies and procedures. Relevant legislation and Public Service Regulations. Understanding Department of DID related projects or agencies. SKILLS- Customer relationship, Team worker, Customer focused, Credible, Proactive and resourceful

It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in our company through the filling of this post and candidates whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference. It is the Company’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. . The Department reserves the right not to appoint.

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