Master Sinker

Listing reference: mr_001611
Listing status: Closed
Apply by: 20 May 2024
Position summary
Industry: Mining & Quarrying
Job category: Mining
Location: Potgietersrus / Mokopane
Contract: Permanent
Murray & Roberts Cementation invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Master Sinker to be placed at Ivan Plats Platreef mine, in Mokopane, Limpopo. The successful candidate will report to the Project Manager. The company will provide remuneration and benefits relevant and appropriate to the position. Preference will be given to Historically Disadvantaged South African (HDSA) candidates. Applications only open to South African Citizens / Permanent Residents.
Job description

The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not be limited to:

        Running the full sinking operational cycle

        Be able to fit into a multi-disciplinary team and give direction to the team.

        Safely achieve production targets in line with contractual requirements 

        Effective Sinking operational management ( all aspects;- batch plant operation, ventilation and service extensions, the lining operation, mark, drill and blast cycle )

        Accurate, timely, relevant administration and reporting in line with legal appointment.

        Effective risk management and compliance with MHSA, SHEQ, M&RC and client requirements

        Ensuring the safety of all employees under his/her control

        Enforce and monitor all risk assessment processes and liaise with safety department     

        Be responsible for environmental and housekeeping standards.

        Be willing to assist in developing new methods of sinking to enhance safety, productivities and efficiencies.

        Effective self and team management in alignment with M&RC's values and leadership initiatives 


Minimum requirements

Suitable candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications and skills:

        Grade 12 or NQF 4 equivalent

        DMR Mine Overseers` Certificate of competency (Essential)

        Blasting certificate

                   Valid Medical certificate of Fitness

        Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccination Certificate [Site Specific]

        Sound verbal, written and computer communication skills in English

  • Suitable candidates must have the following work experience:

•        7 years of shaft sinking and Engineering experience 

•        Team leadership and management experience

All appointments will be done in line with our employment equity strategy.
  1. The Recruiter may amend, delete or expire jobs at any time without notification.
  2. Murray & Roberts reserves the right not to proceed with filling the position.
  3. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.
  4. If you do not receive any feedback on your application within 4 weeks from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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