Drill & Blast Team Leader

Employer:
PanAust Limited
Posted
Dec. 3, 2019, 8:28 a.m.
Closing
Dec. 26, 2019, 7:41 a.m.

We are seeking internal applications from Lao national employees for the following position:

This position is based at Phukham Mining Department. Reporting to the Drill & Blast Supervisor, you will play a key role in drilling and team management day by day to the Mining department. So, you will be responsible for the safety and productive operation of both Top Hammer and DTH/Rotary drill rigs (e.g. L7, D65 and DM45) also the Drill crew teams management.

Your responsibilities will include:

Safe and productive team player

Ensures that work instructions from Drill and Blast Supervisors are adhered to at all times

Always reports any safety concerns on drill patterns and elsewhere as required

Always reports unsafe acts/area’s in the workplace

Ensure good housekeeping and drill care must be observed at all times

Effective management of Drill and Blast activities in the Phu Kham project and outside the mining area in accordance with PBM safety, quality and environmental policies and standard procedures

Ensure Drill & Blast and associated operations comply with all relevant statutory, corporate and site standards

Supervise and Management of Drilling and Blast operation progress and personnel to meet production requirements

Work effectively with Mobile Maintenance, Mine Planning, environmental and consultancy personnel on a regular basis

Effective management of PBM drilling machines

Assist in other mining operational activities and earthwork areas if deem required

Development and training of drill operator level1,2 & 3 to be competent in Safety, Productivity and effective supervision

Inspection of the Active drilling Area and adjacent activities to ensure all hazards are identified, reported and recorded

Complete specific daily inspections, reports and records as per procedures of high risk activities

Ensure Fatigue Management procedure is strictly adhered to and promote an environment that persons report their fatigue levels

Organisation and monitoring drill rigs utilisation and delayed reasons improvement

Effective shift hand-over to incoming crew covering Safety and production directions

Planning in advance on training developments and action under-performing operators

Undertake any additional duties or tasks as directed by the Drill and Blast Supervisor

To be successful in this role, you will require:

Must have previous working experience in Drilling or Senior Drill Operator role

Verbal communication skills in Lao and English

Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills

Good team management

Superb organizational skills

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