Paste Fill QA/QC Technician – Bulyanhulu Gold Mine / Barrick

Job Description
Bulyanhulu Gold Mine / Barrick
Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit Paste Fill QA/QC Technician to join our team. The successful candidate for this position is expected to align to the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and the business and on a practical note will ensure activities in the mining department are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost effective manner to achieve targets in accordance to BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures.
Reporting to: Geotechnical Engineer -Paste fill
Duration: Permanent

Ensuring all tasks or activities are executed and aligned with safety standard operating procedures and safe work instructions at all times
Performing all underground backfill inspections/audits to ensure compliance to piping support and layout standards, barricade construction standards as well as supervision of drill rig set-ups for paste hole drilling.
Conducting routine paste borehole inspections and report on hole conditions to the backfill department.
Doing all backfill activities carried out with minimal interruption to production work and be carried out safely
Conduct inspections/audits to ensure adherence to piping layouts and drilling designs for the paste reticulation system.
Conduct routine down-hole borehole surveys of paste holes and report on observed conditions. Records of this should be maintained and stored.
Conduct inspections/audits to ensure that the QAQC paste sampling, strength and slump testing, moisture content, percentage solids, is being carried out according to the instructions and in the correct manner.
Ensure that the recommended paste is being poured. This entails ensuring the correct slump and recipe by being present at the plant during pours.
Liaise with Mining Engineering, Mining Services, and Paste Plant operations in all aspects of backfill

Diploma In Civil Engineering /Mining Engineering/ Geology or any equivalent
Valid Driving License
Must have a minimum of 1 years work experience in underground mining operations
Must have detailed knowledge and experience in perform all underground backfill inspections/audits.
Excellent communication in English ,both writing and verbal
Hazard identification and Risk assessment
Mine health &Safety Act awareness
Must have thoroughly understanding to perform all underground backfill inspections/audits

A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.

Method of Application
Rename your CV in this format CV – YOUR FULL NAME
Indicating the role title “PASTE FILL QA/QC TECHINICAN “ in the subject of your email
Send your application via e-mail to:
If you are not contacted by Barrick – Bulyanhulu Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.
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