Blasting Team Leader

  • Tharisa Minerals (Pty) Ltd
  • Marikana, North West, South Africa
  • Nov 01, 2018
Permanent Mining

Job Description


Role Context:
Reports to the Blasting Technician, Managing blasting team so that planned volumes are achieved safely and cost effectively, Good understanding of explosives, Maintain high quality blasting standards to curb costs in order to achieve annual operating and capital budgets, Conform to MHSA guidelines by continuously working according to the stipulated mine procedures and Explosive Act.


Achieve the daily planned target, Ensure that explosives are used safely at all times, The block to be charged with explosives is barricaded off, Holes to be charged are of the correct depth, The blast plan is available, Ensure that blasting equipment are operated effectively and safely, Holes are charged accurately as per the design, Other holes are not damaged during charging, Holes are accurately stemmed as per the blast plan, All equipment and personnel closer to the blast are removed.


Grade 12/ NQF Level 4, Blasting course(s), Supervisory certificate, Must pass medical examination, Minimum of 3 years mining experience in open cast mining as a Blasting Assistant, Should have excellent to communicate in English both verbally and written, Valid driver's license.

Application Deadline

Nov 05, 2018