Building a world-class diamond group
Petra Diamonds Limited
Petra Diamonds is an important supplier of rough diamonds to the international market, with a major resource base of 3.09 million carats. Petra has interests in seven producing mines: Six in South Africa (Cullinan, Koffiefontein, Kimberley Underground, Helam, Sedibeng and Star) and one in Tanzania (Williamson). We are looking for people who want to be part of a leading safety-focused, results-driven, global resource company. The following exciting positions are currently available:
Kimberley Underground Mines JV
Kimberley Underground Mines JV is situated in the town of Kimberley in the Northern Cape. The Mine consists of 3 conventional slushier drift block cave mines.
Front End Loader Operator
The successful candidate will load and transport ore from the headgear area, stockpile and to the plant.
Tasks and responsibilities: • Transport production ground for treatment to plant • Load transport ground from the headgear to stockpile • Transport coarse residue to the stockpile • Maintain a record of tally sheets • Clean plant as and when required.
Minimum requirements: • A Grade 10 • A Code 10 driver’s licence • 2-3 years’ loading and hauling experience. A Certificate of Competency in FEL would an advantage.
Other skills/competencies: • Communication skills • Independent, proactive thinking and the ability to do job planning • Willingness to work overtime.
Please send your résumé, with copies of qualifications and ID.
Closing date: 28 February 2013.
Petra Diamonds Limited is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right to appoint. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan. Pre-screening, profile testing, on-mine assessments, medical and security clearances form part of the minimum requirement and selection process. Short-listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to passing on-mine induction and the aforementioned criteria.
If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.