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Operator Mobile Equipment Hauler - Mamatwan

Date: 08-Jul-2019

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About South32


South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. We are also the owner of a high-grade zinc, lead and silver development option in North America and have several partnerships with junior explorers with a focus on base metals.


Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come.


We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.


Our South African Manganese mines are found in the manganese rich Kalahari Basin, in the country’s Northern Cape, which is home to 80 per cent of the world's manganese ore body.





The purpose of the role is to haul Overburden or Manganese from the applicable loading area to the allocated destination, either a waste dump, Inpit stockpile or Inpit crusher. Dumping could include road, ramp, safety and catchment construction.


Serious contenders will have Grade 12 with Mathematics / Grade 10 (Internal candidates) with experience in operating mobile equipment in a mining environment;

Mining production experience in surface mining operations is essential;

Hauler experience is essential;

Equipment license on CAT777 is essential;

Competency B Certificate is advantageous;

Valid Code B Driver’s License is essential.


Haulers are the primary equipment in use for transporting waste or ore material from the pit benches and moving material for constructing in pit infrastructure according to our standards;

Ensure continuous judgement driving on the haul roads to adhere to the traffic signs and management to prevent incidents and interaction with other vehicles;

Ensure continuous judgement entering the dumping area or Inpit crusher tip to prevent any interaction with the dozer or tip walls;

Ensure the safe distance from the dump edge is maintained to prevent reserving over the dump edge;

Ensure compliance to the fatigue rules to prevent any fatigue related incidents, which could include interaction on the haul road, driving through the safety berm over the edge of the high wall, rolling back into another hauler whilst queuing and reversing over the dump edge or into the crusher tip walls;

Ensure continuous judgement during ramp construction to use appropriate position to safely dump the load on an inclination;

Opening sumps and trenches for water pumps next to haul roads;

Removing and separating of big rocks from the muck pile;

Close trenches for pipe columns.




Our culture


At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.


We aspire to be an inclusive organisation, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.


South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

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