Date: Nov 9, 2017

Location: Tasiast, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Job Description

Supports the RDT Supervisor in the safe coordination of drilling activities in open pit operations. Ensures that blast hole drilling rigs have proper tooling to achieve production targets.  

Under direct supervision of the RDT Supervisor, assists the drilling operations to achieve the daily / shift production targets.

Job Responsibilities

Includes but not limited to:

  • Responsible for ensuring a safe and efficient operation of equipment operations.
  • Coordinates with RDT Supervisor to ensure that drill bits are taken off of drill machine at the appropriate time. The same bits must be sharpened correctly until the budgeted life is achieved.
  • Coordinates with the RDT Supervisor that all DTH hammers are being maintained, rotated and being operated efficiently. This includes scheduled rebuilding.
  • Coordinates with RDT Supervisor that all drill rods and subs are measured and handled according to procedure to ensure budgeted life.
  • Assists RDT Supervisor and Admin Assistant to ensure that all RDT tracking is documented
  • Inspects and monitors all drilling RDT consumables, work areas, and drill machines.

Education and Experience

  • High School level or Technical certification Mechanical
  • Knowledge of Drilling equipment is preferable
  • Mining experience is an asset
  • Ability to count,  read and write
  • Be physically fit –Abiliy to lift up to 25 kg
  • Work under stressful conditions,
  • 3 years’ experience in open pit mining operations. Strong drilling experience preferred

Language Requirements




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