Operator Grader

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The purpose of the role is to grade the primary roads and active benches within the mine area. Grading as part of road and ramp construction will also be applicable from time to time. Clearing spillages from hauler bowls on haul roads is part of their daily task as well.


Serious contenders will have Grade 12 with Mathematics / Grade 10 (Internal candidates) with 1year minimum experience in operating mobile equipment in a mining environment;
Mining production experience in surface mining operations is essential;
Excavator experience is essential;
Equipment license on CAT16M is essential;
Competency B Certificate is advantageous;
Valid Code B Drivers Licence is essential.


Conduct the applicable Safe Work Instruction for normal routine tasks or Risk Assessment if non-routine tasks are required;
Work with physical assets, plant and equipment as defined by the Operation’s standards and operating procedures;
Execute production or related activities according to the daily mining schedule;
Follow the daily mining schedule for the machine and meet the daily targets;
Ensure continuous judgement to grade roads at the correct profile and maintain the correct width;
Ensure continuous judgement during road grading and ramp construction not to cut excessively deep or too much material which could damage the machine;
Create level surfaces for construction sites;
Clear spillages from hauler bowls on haul roads;
Clear fly rock after blasts.

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