Exxaro mine has an exciting opportunity for young an enthusiasm individual who will be able to showcase his/her skills and able to cope under pressure at all times. For many years in running exxaro mine is one of the best mining company if not best. To be part of this team you should submit your application as soo as possible to avoid disqualification.

Minimum Requirements

• Grade 12/Standard 10 Technical (Essential/Minimum)
• Certificate Mine Blasting (Essential/Minimum)
• Skills Program: Competent Person A (Essential/Minimum)
• Skills Program: Gas Testing (Essential/Minimum)
• Certificate: Basic Management Program (Essential/Minimum)


2-3 years Experience as an Operator in open pit mining environment
Importance: Essential/Minimum
Involvement: Operational


• Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro)
• Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum) (To be conducted by Exxaro)
Duties & Responsibilities
The incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following:

Effective People Management

• Manage and plan activities of his crew
• Give out clear, precise and understandable instructions
• Provide swift and clear feedback to the crew
• Convey all management instructions and standard communication
• Manage the leave roster for his/her crew
• Schedule people for training in time to avoid standing equipment
• Ensure that employees in his/her team adhere to all health, safety and environment rules, regulations and standards
• To keep daily attendance register of workers up to date and give it to the foreman
• Address all unsafe practices/potential hazardous situations, rectify and report to the foreman

Functional Duties

• Inspection of all relevant working areas
• Daily recording on the safety declaration book and record deviations
• Ensuring that all equipment has operators as required
• Ensuring that shift changes occur as per procedure

Inspection and Control

• Responsible to ensure that all operators check their equipment before they use it and that they complete the pre-use inspection book daily and correctly
• Check pre-use inspection books and sign them once every shift
• Ensure that all operators have relevant documentation to ensure compliance with standards

Operational Optimisation

• Adhere to planned operational schedules
• Optimize time spent on operational execution
• Ensure optimal use of available resources, both people and equipment
• Track equipment utilization and report on areas of improvement
• Track shift production targets to be achieved
• Assume responsibility for quality of work

Operational Support

• Assist the foreman and team members with variety of tasks when requested and instructed within the field of competence
• Provide assistance to co-pit workers and subordinates
• Control and oversee area operations
• Perform and complete operational tasks
• Adhere to area specific work standards
• Interpret and communicate area plans, operational and production targets
• Receive instructions and plan for operational execution
• Monitor operations and processes, conduct inspections and rectify sub- standard performance / conditions
• Report on quality of work and adherence to safety and design standards

Safe and Healthy Work Environment

• Adhere to all health and safety practices and promote good housekeeping on an ongoing basis
• Address all unsafe practices and potential hazardous situations, rectify/report to superior
• Comply with Safety Health Environment and Community (SHEC) and technical requirements
• Wear applicable Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) at all times

Behavioural Alignment

Demonstrates the following:
• Creativity, collaboration, sociable and awareness to the ecosystem
• Stewardship, accountability, ability to develop trust, safety conscious and ethical
• Ability to respond quickly to business needs/agility, flexibility, continuous learning, innovation and proven ability to experiment on creative business solutions
• Ability to be inclusive, eagerness for multiple skills, embraces multiple cultures, accepts different approaches and be human-centric/empathetic
• Results oriented, quality driven, excellence, entrepreneurial abilities, efficient and effective

The appointment will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity policy.
If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 2021/05/24
Reference Number: EXX210512-3
Exxaro Reference Number: P40192858
Job Title: Pit Worker
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Location – Town / City: Lephalale
Location – Province: Limpopo
Location – Country: South Africa




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