Omnia:General Assistant

May 7, 2020

Job Summary

These four General Assistant(RoG)positions based in Postmansburg – Kolomela Mine. The successful candidates will be expected to ensure that all the prescribed duties are carried out in preparation of a detonation, performing the detonation, and concluding post-detonation tasks. – In this process, will be responsible for assisting the blaster and truck operator with the preparation of the blast block.


  • Grade 12 ( Maths)
  • Code 10 / Code B Licence
  • Blasting assistant certificate (MQA)
  • Stemming Loader/Skidsteer Licence (desirable)


  • 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
  • Required to measure and check the depth of the holes, and to ensure that they are all correctly drilled within the prescribed parameters
  • In the event of detecting any deviations from prescriptions, responsible for behaving assertively and taking the necessary steps to rectify matters, e.g, by interacting and communicating to mine staff, drill contractor or the Foreman
  • On instruction from the Blaster, required to collect the correct accessories to carry out the blasting assignment successfull

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Closing Date:15 May 2020

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