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Pit Foreman (Drill&Blast and Load&Haul)

Location : Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Job Type : Permanent

Pit Foreman – Drill & Blast and Load & Haul

Full Time / Permanent appointment

Job Code: 6488

Cowan South Africa is recruiting a Tswana speaking Pit Foreman, for this open pit mining operation.


• Compliance with all safety regulations as set out in the mines policies
• Housekeeping
• General tidiness and good housekeeping of site and other areas of responsibility


Execution of planned production activities
• Ensuring targets are achieved
• Pre-shift meeting and inspection of work areas
• Dump Control
• Load and Hauling
• Loading areas
• Administration


• Currently or recently employed in a similar role
• A South African citizen (non-negotiable)
• Tswana speaking
• Preferably from the Northern Cape Province


• National senior certificate
• Must have an open pit blasting certificate
• Competency A
• Legal Liability
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an open pit mining environment
• Minimum of 2 years’ supervisory experience
• Must have proven experience with open pit heavy equipment fleet and open pit operations and mechanically inclined
• Candidates must have a valid driver’s license
• Excellent verbal and written communication in English
• PC Proficient
• Must be medically fit and pass a medical examination as required from the designated mines
• Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines as determined by the supervisor
• Must possess basic problem solving and basic self-management

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