Barberton Mines: General Miner (Barbeton)

General Miner

Company Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd

Reference # GM2022-05

Published 22/04/2022

Contract Type Permanent

Salary Market Related

Location Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Duration 3 Months


Barberton Mines first produced gold in 1886. The mining complex now comprises three mines: Fairview, New Consort and Sheba.

A vacancy exists for the above position. Individuals that meet the requirements are invited to apply for this position.

Job Functions Mining

Industries Mining


Purpose of the Job:

As a General Miner you will be legal accountability for the construction and blasting in terms of the MHSA and will be required to contribute and assist the mining team with a variety of other tasks in the mining structure from moving men, material and ore to the construction areas.

Main Role Outcomes:

•Responsible for involving the team leader in proactive planning of daily tasks, as well as correctly mark charge, connect and initiate blasting, in compliance with standard procedure and legal requirements.

•The role is to manage the planning, leading, organisation and control of the production at one of the rig sections and to comply with the company’s SHE Systems.

•To manage the health and safety of employees, material and discipline.

•Focus on safe quality of work, achieving of production targets, housekeeping, supervise and coordinate support functions.

•Controlling and directing all activities of subordinates within your area of responsibility and as such takes on the role as coach, mentor and instructor.


Minimum Requirements:

•Grade 12 Certificate

•Valid Blasting Certificate

•Minimum of 3 years experience as a General Miner

•Ability to read and write English

•Ability to communicate with people on different levels

•Valid Certificate of physical fitness

•Drivers license

Submit your applications on the following link:

By submitting your CV to Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd, you hereby give us permission to circulate your information to the interview panel members for this vacancy only and background checks may be conducted. Your information will not be used for any other position/purpose and will be disregarded after an offer has been made.

Selection will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan.

Should you not be contacted by us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been successful. The CV’s of unsuccessful candidates will not be returned.

Job Closing Date 06/05/2022

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