Job Number: 730279
Business Unit / Group Function: Platinum
Work type: Full Time Permanent
Discipline: Mining
Location: Limpopo
Site: Mogalakwena Complex

Purpose of the role

The Operator operates Earth moving equipment in order to clear areas of rock broken during drilling and blasting operations and as spilled during hauling operations. The operator is expected to use the Earth moving equipment effectively and safely to ensure high productivity as well as to appreciate the machine’s maintenance and optimum working parameters.

Work of Role (including authorities and outputs)

Quality Earth moving equipment operation

  • Amount of rock in area
  • Conform to work standards
  • Quality work performed
  • Time of work completion
  • Accuracy of work
  • Service costs
  • Condition of Earth moving equipment
  • Cost of mistakes
  • Safety record
  • Procedures followed
  • Accident rate
  • Housekeeping standards
  • Number of delays or disruptions to area because

Earth moving equipment use

  • Required loading standards
  • Safeguarding of other equipment
  • Damage to hydraulic systems
  • Effective moves
  • Adherence to loading limits

Effective operation of equipment through the ability to:

  • Ensure that Earth moving equipment is maintained according to set standards
  • Identify any unexpected problems that could require higher level technical support to and advise supervisor
  • Report to Dispatch and/or Pit Foreman when task complete
  • Accompany Pit Foreman when inspecting completed task
  • Ensure that regular inspections are carried out on the Earth moving equipment to ensure operating worthiness
  • Apply recognized work and safety standards when executing tasks
  • Operate Earth moving equipment according to task standards
  • Move Earth moving equipment according to heavy duty driving regulations
  • Conduct minor repairs and maintenance on plant
  • Compile an accurate shift report
  • Improve teamwork through the ability to:
  • Follow work instructions and orders
  • Ensure proper understanding of the required actions and orders
  • Apply recognized work, driving and safety standards
  • Ensure that tasks are completed to required quality standards
  • Participate in weekly safety meetings
  • Report any safety related grievances or issues to the safety rep or Dispatch / Pit Foreman
  • Follow work instructions to set standards and procedures
  • Identify safety related problems to the Dispatch / Pit Foreman
  • Identify actions that could prevent and improve safety and work performance
  • Ensure that any allocated support works together as a team while completing tasks
  • Promote safety awareness by reminding team members to follow work procedures and identifying unsafe work practices
  • Communicate process problems to necessary people
  • Support operational team members when they require help
  • Help engineering employees to maintain equipment
  • Conduct effective two-way communications with team members

• Std 10 numeracy and literacy

• One-year experience operating Earth moving equipment
• One-year experience operating a Dozer, Front End loader or grader
• Passed basic maintenance modules for Earth moving equipment
• Communications in English

Physical Requirements

  • Certificate of Fitness

Additional Information:

Anglo American Platinum shall apply the Employment Equity principles as set out in Anglo Platinum’s Employment Equity Policy.

  • Incomplete CV’s and /or applications will not be considered.
  • Application will not be considered without a valid copy of the qualification and/or the license required for this role.
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