Date: Nov 9, 2017

Location: Tasiast, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Job Responsibilities

  • Set up positions and stabilize drilling machine using jacks and lower drill shaft into position.
  • Operate drill in accordance with S.O.P. and supervisor instruction to achieve production goals. 
  • Visually inspect high walls and benches for ground stability and other hazards and report problems to appropriate personnel.                                 
  • Promote safety by communicating effectively with co-workers and supervisor.
  • Perform and document walk-around pre-shift inspections and monitor instrument gauges and equipment frequently.                        
  • Troubleshoot and perform minor maintenance.            
  • Assist powder crew in all blasting functions as needed.
  • Punctuality and regular attendance are required.        
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures including but not limited to safety,confidentiality and environmental policies.                               
  • Meet or exceed established performance expectations set by management.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the state.
  • Work without significant risk of harm to self or others.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 
  • Employee must have sufficient education to read and write instructions, perform simple mathematical calculations, and keep records.
  • 2 years’ experience as driller
  • General background in heavy equipment operation preferred.


  • Extreme weather conditions and exposure to noise and dust    
  • Understanding of mining practices.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kg
  • Understanding of safety in a mining area.
  • Able to work accurately and carefully.
  • Good power of observation.
  • Dynamism and motivation.

Language Requirements



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