Responsible for operating underground utility vehicle for all the underground construction and to load and transport materials from surface to underground.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform visual Inspections of the scissor lift machine before, and during operation according to departmental procedures to minimise breakdowns and operational losses by the timeous reporting of defects / abnormalities to Supervisor.
  • Use standard checklist and complete it taking note of any defects
  • Inspect material to be loaded to ensure that its safe and in a ready state to be correctly loaded.
  • Carry out a risk assessment of each new area where loading is to take place.
  • Report any unsafe activities or actions related to the scissor lift
  • Operates the scissor lift according to standards and procedures.
  • Assist relevant department with scheduled maintenance and breakdown repairs on the scissor lift.
  • Keep clean equipment, fuel and lube the scissor lift unit every shift.
  • Follow all procedures to ensure a safe work environment.
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  • Preferably “O”level
  • Driving license
  • Diesel equipment operators permit
  • Heavy Duty Driving License is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3-5 year’s practical experience of operating Scissor lift in an underground mining environment.
  • Sound knowledge of underground mining practices and operations.
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Good operating ability in confined space
  • Ability to demonstrate PNR values and core competencies

Closing date: March 19, 2023