Jumbo Operator Trainer Job at Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

Jumbo Operator Trainer Job at Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

Jumbo Operator Trainer Job at Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

Jumbo Operator Trainer

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

September, 2023

Job Overview/Summary

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is looking for a well-experienced Jumbo Operator Trainer-Expat to align with the Barrick DNA and drive change within his team and the business. On a practical note, he will ensure activities in the mining department are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost-effective manner to achieve targets in accordance with BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies, and Procedures.

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Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform proper pre-inspection
  • Tram equipment to the designated area.
  • Conduct equipment setup for drilling
  • Face preparation and marking off.
  • Installation of ground support: bolts, mesh, cable bolts
  • Perform drilling activities.
  • Identify uncoupled equipment and remove it from the workplace.
  • Ensure that all equipment is clean.
  • To record and report drilling performance.
  • Monitor and control the drilling cycle and efficiencies.
  • Ensure blasting holes are clean.
  • To perform charging activities
  • Assist with the training and skill development of trainees.
  • Ensure that all incidents are reported and investigated in accordance with BARRICK requirements.
  • To provide technical, practical, and field support in various working areas of the mine, focusing on increasing work effectiveness and productivity while lowering costs through improved good operational practices.

Jumbo Operator Trainer Job at Bulyanhulu Gold Mine

Qualification/ Education

  • Qualification in Mining or a similar technical qualification that is supported by practical work experience in mining.
  • Single boom and double boom certification

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Knowledge and Skills

  • Time management, scheduling, and planning.
  • Hazard identification and Risk assessment
  • Understand drilling techniques for both rehabilitation and face drilling.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high-speed development (200m per month per jumbo)
  • The candidate should have had exposure to automation within the underground environment.


  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in operating single and double booms.
  • Experience in operating machines in large underground mining operations
  • Experience in best practice high-speed mechanized underground mining
  • Previous trainer experience is a must and will be discussed with potential shortlist candidates as to their exposure.

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Work ethics and disposition

  • Performing tasks under minimal supervision and monitoring
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Demonstrate high working ethics and conduct at all times.
  • Committed and engaged employees who are enthusiastic and passionate about Barrick and carry the company DNA.


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