Learner Operator Raise Drilling at Murray & Roberts, Burgersfort, Limpopo – Grade 12 Requirement

Closing Date: 24 January 2024

Learner Operator Raise Drilling at Murray & Roberts, Burgersfort, Limpopo

Closing Date: 24 January 2024

Position summary

Industry: Mining & Quarrying. Job category: Other: Mining. Location: Lephalale / Ellisras

Contract: Permanent. Remuneration: Market Related


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Learner Operator Raise Drilling, to be based at the Modikwa Mine near Burgersfort, Limpopo. The successful candidate will report to the Shift Supervisor Raise Drilling.

Job description

   The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not be limited to:

  • Effectively supervise a team of general workers, perform the duties of a drilling operator and in the process achieve competency at this entry level role
  • Successfully complete on the job practical work and theory at the M&RC Training Academy
  • Safely operate raise drilling machines under supervision
  • Follow lock out procedures
  • Complete administrative tasks accurately and timeously
  • Understand and comply with M&RC’s standards, policies, procedures and safety protocols

Minimum requirements

Suitable candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications and skills:

  • Grade 12 or NQF 4 equivalent
  • Raise Drilling Operator training program [Theory essential]
  • Competency B
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills

Suitable candidates must have the following work experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a Raise Drilling General Worker (Advantageous)
  • Sound knowledge of raise drilling operations and methods
  • Understanding of a baseline risk assessment with ability to complete an issue based risk assessment independently [essential] 

Also Check: [x35 ESKOM – University of Technology Bursaries (Diploma Electrical Engineering Heavy Current and Light Current, Mechanical, Chemical)]

All appointments will be done in line with our employment equity strategy.


  1. The Recruiter may amend, delete or expire jobs at any time without notification.
  2. Murray & Roberts reserves the right not to proceed with filling the position.
  3. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.
  4. If you do not receive any feedback on your application within 4 weeks from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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