Closing Date:  11 March 2021

Driver Operator – Wheel Dozer -GRP3/LV1

Location:   Jwaneng, BW

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 doze and dig in accordance with the existing operating policies and procedures, this includes pushing towers, water tank, pulling electrical towers, breaker skids, drill rods, water pipes, hooking cable to shovel teeth
  • Cleans around other equipment in the loading and dumping areas and removes spillage from haul roads
  • Maintains correct floor level through use of applicable systems/manual grade set and construct safety berms as required
  • Directs trucks where to tip at dumping areas and loading areas
  • Drives/operates machine between sites in accordance with existing 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 WD600 Wheel Dozers
  • Must pass Vienna test

Technical Competencies

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

Behavioral Competencies

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Problem solving skills
  • Communication
  • Developing Others
Fixed Term Contract
9 months