OMNIA General Assistant (RoG) Explosive Truck - Picketburg

closing date: 24 May 2024
posted date: Tue , 14 May 2024
location: Various

The General Assistant  is to assist the Truck Operator to collect products at silos and deliver this product down the hole at the blasting face. They are to ensure that the overall specifications of the vehicle are met.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    


  • Grade 12 / Matric with Maths 
  • Code 08 / Code B Drivers Licence
  • Magazine Master Ticket
  • Blasting Assistant Certificate (obtanied from the Minning Qualifications Authority)
  • Stemming Loader

Job Related Skills:

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Numerical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills
  • Report-writing abilities

  • Previous experience in  Blasting / Mining environment
  • 2 years Blasting Assistant experience



  • Risk assessment and Safe work declarations to be done with the blaster at the place of work before entering workplace as per client requirements  
  • Assisting the blaster for preparing the blast / charge-up area by meeting all the statutory, legal, client and BME requirements/standards/prescriptions
  • Together with the Blaster, inspects the site to determine the target block and to plan the blasting process
  • Marks off the working area by erecting the prescribed barricading material as prescribed by the client
  • Required to map the holes to ensure that all the required holes correctly placed
  • Required to measure and check the depth of the holes, and to ensure that they are all correctly drilled within the prescribed parameter
  • In the event of detecting any deviations from prescriptions, responsible for behaving assertively and taking the necessary steps to rectify matters, e.g., by interacting and communicating to mine staff, drill contractor or the Foreman
  • On instruction from the Blaster, required to collect the correct accessories to carry out the blasting assignment successfully
  • Responsible to place all detonators and boosters at the collar of the hole to prepare for priming of the blast holes as per the blast plan issued by the mine
  • Responsible for priming the holes by carefully inserting detonators into boosters, attaching  weigh-down material to the primer, and lower this primer in the hole under the supervision of the Blaster 
Job Competencies

  • Business Acumen
  • Conflict Management
  • Customer Focus
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Functional Technical Skills
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Innovation Management
  • Meeting Deadlines
  • Motivating Others
  • Problem Solving
  • Drive for Results


closing date: 24 May 2024


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