Closing Date:  21 March 2021

Driver Operator – Tyre Handler -GRP2/LV2


Jwaneng, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To drive and operate a Tyre Handler in accordance with Debswana standards and legal requirements

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts Risk Assessment before the commencement of any work as per laid down policies and procedures
  • Performs visual checks on machinery/equipment in order establish any defects, assessing specific requirements and reporting findings to the supervisor/dispatch foreman as appropriate
  • Drives/Operates the machine to do tyre handling in accordance with the existing operating procedures
  • Performs tasks of a predominantly manual nature which includes but not limited to; cleaning of the cab, cleaning of the machine body as and when required
  • Drives/operates machine between sites in accordance with existing policies and procedures
  • Interacts with fleet management systems as per the policies and procedures
  • Consistently communicates with the Dispatch Foreman, Shift Foreman and other crew

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adheres to all safety, health and environmental policies in area of responsibility taking cognisance of all legal requirements
  • Recommends cost saving initiatives for inclusion in sectional budget process


  • O Level


2 years experience in a mining environment

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

  • Drivers License – Class B

Technical Competencies

  • Tyre Handling
  • Fueling / Filing
  • Housekeeping
  • Safety Health and Environmental risk management

Behavioral Competencies

  • Communication
  • Problem solving skills
  • Developing Others
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Fixed Term Contract
9 months