AECI Botswana (Pty) Ltd, an explosives and specialty chemicals company focused on providing products and services to a broad spectrum of customers in mining, manufacturing and agricultural sectors, has the following vacancies at Motheo Copper Mine – A4


Core Responsibilities
• Safely carry out blasting operations
• Supervise the Prime, Load, Tie and Shoot (PL1S) blasting operations team
• Enforce controlled blasting at all times
• Supervise explosives handling during transportation to and from the bench and also during charging
• Implementation of blast designs, charging plans and timing plans
• Blasting operations Legal appointment
• implement the company and client’s Safety, Health, Environment and Quality standards
• Enforcement of the regulatory and statutory compliance
• Assist with compilation of explosives returns and explosives inventory reconciliation
• Implementation and enforcement of governance, policies and procedures.
• Ensure that all the blasts are monitored for improved results
• Safe keeping of the blasting tools and equipment

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Qualifications, Experience and Skills Requirements
The incumbent should have at least the following:
• At least a Cambridge O’ Level/ BGCE certificate or equivalent
• At least 6 years’ experience in a Prime, Load, Tie and Shoot (PLTS) Open Pit environment, at least three (3) of which were at a Blaster Level
• Be in possession of valid driver’s License
• Be in possession of a valid Open Pit Blasting Licence
• Be a Botswana Citizen
• Must be fluent in both Setswana and English
• Knowledge of and experience in AECI electronic blasting products is an added advantage
• Blasting technical knowledge
• Good understanding of the Explosives Act and, the Mines, Works, Quarries and Machinery Act (MQWM) and other relevant legislative requirements
AECI Botswana offers a competitive remuneration package with benefits associated with an established commercial explosives supplier.
Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply
enclosing a current curriculum vitae and certified copies of certificates

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Closing Date: 10 November 2023
NB: Only short listed candidates will be responded to.