Closing Date:  11/03/2021

Driver Operator – Track Dozer -GRP2/LV2

Location:  Jwaneng, BW
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 Front End Loader in accordance with Debswana standards and legal requirements.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Recommends cost saving initiatives for inclusion in sectional budget process
  • Conducts Risk Assessment before the commencement of any work as per laid down policies and procedures
  • Performs visual checks on machinery/equipment in order to establish any defects, assessing specific requirements and reporting findings to the supervisor/dispatch as appropriate
  • Carries out cleaning activities including patterns as directed from time to time
  • Operates machine to rip, doze, dig, assists in conveyor installation and pushing into feeders in accordance with the existing operating policies and procedures
  • Operates the machine to construct, profile haul roads and working areas through use of applicable systems, in accordance with the existing operating policies and procedures
  • Directs trucks where to tip at dumping areas
  • Trams machine between sites as required in accordance with existing policies and procedures
  • Positions machine into fuel bay with assistance of the Fuel Bay Attendant
  • Records fuel quantity filled
  • Disembarks from machine to refresh as per the laid down policies and procedures
  • Interacts with fleet management systems as per the policies and procedures
  • Consistently communicates with the Dispatch Foreman
  • 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

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adheres to all safety, health and environmental policies in area of responsibility taking cognisance of all legal requirements


  • O Level


2 years’ experience in a mining environment

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

  • Drivers License – Class B
  • Must have a valid competency certificate for D475 & D375 Track Dozers
  • Must pass Vienna test

Technical Competencies

  • Ripping, Dozing and Digging
  • Tramming
  • Refuelling and Refilling of Water
  • Systems
  • Communication
  • Housekeeping
  • Safety, Health and Environment

Behavioral Competencies

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

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