Mine Operations Assistant Opportunities

Location:  Johannesburg,Gauteng, South Africa

AEL is looking to recruit 17 Mine Operations Assistants to work in the Northern Cape. To assist with housekeeping activities and charging of blasts.

AEL is a leading developer, producer and supplier of commercial explosives, initiating systems and blasting services for mining and infrastructure markets in Africa. Significant operations in selected international markets have also been established. In terms of size and technological capability, AEL is a top five player in the global explosives market. Its Head Office is in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Grade 12.
Safe working practices.
Product knowledge.
Hazardous product handling.
Code EC drivers licence would be an advantage.
Must be able to obtain a red ticket health clearance.
Duties & Responsibilities

To assist the AEL team in managing and operating all aspects of a mobile manufacturing unit (MMU – BLEND truck) and all aspects of quality applicable to blasting in order to meet the customer requirements with the standards and procedures as defined by AEL (OTIF) and the mine.
To Assist the AEL team in the carrying out of regular inspections in terms of SABS and World Class on fixed plant and MMUs to identify non-conformances and institute preventative measures as well as to achieve continuous improvement.
Assist in all blasting related functions required (for example, measuring holes, closing or stemming of charged holes, guarding, cleaning etc.).
Housekeeping at Site.
Cleanliness of wash bay and truck park.
Cleanliness of trucks.
Loading and unloading of products into trucks.
Assist in charging up duties on the bench.
Assist in closing or stemming of charged holes.
Loading and unloading of packaged explosives and accessories.
To observe all legal requirements while at the depot.
To ensure MMU’s are always kept clean according to the World Class Standards.
Ability to work independently.
All blasting related functions as required.

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