• To operate the winding engine to hoist and lower men, materials and ore in the shaft in compliance with the Mines, Quarries, Works and Machinery Act.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Physically operate the winding engine
  • To examine and sign the driver’s log book and acknowledge by his signature or initials each uncancelled entry made in terms of either regulation 401 (4) or regulation 380 (c)
  • Not to start such engine before he has received a DISTINCT AND PROPER signal to do so except in any case of emergency when he is instructed to do so by the manager or other responsible person.
    • Performs other tasks as allocated to him/her by his/her supervisor
    • Ensure that he/she is always conversant with the Mines, Quarries, Works and Machinery Act
    • Adheres to the Company safety rules and procedures
    • Follows lock out procedure prior to commencement of work


    • BGCSE
    • Valid Winding Engine Driver Certificate of Competency or certificate of test
    • Candidate MUST be over 21 years of age
    • Candidate MUST have operated as Winding Engine Driver within the last two years
    • Attention to detail
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • Good team player
    • Legal/Operational compliance knowledge on particular PART XXIV and XXV of Mines, Quarries, Works and Machinery Act.
    • Ability to demonstrate PNR values and core competencies.
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Closing date: March 19, 2023