Bulldozer Operator at Maamba Collieries Limited
Maamba Collieries Limited
Maamba, Zambia
3d ago
source : Jobs in Zambia

Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) is jointly owned by Nava Bharat Singapore Pte. Limited and ZCCM-IH pic. The Company owns and operates a large scale coal mine and has also constructed and operates a 300 Mega Watt Coal fired Power Plant to cater for the growing demand for power in Zambia.

Maamba Collieries Limited is looking for dynamic and enthusiastic professionals who want to build a career in a large and professionally managed company located in Maamba, Sinazongwe District, of Southern Province.


Reports to : SHIFT BOSS


Reporting to the Mine Shift Boss, the Dozer operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the equipment to level earth, ore, coal, and rock, break up pavement, road, ore, coal, rock and obstructions, bush clearing and compact surfaces in construction and other projects.

  • The responsibilities of this operator includes, but not limited to;
  • Preparing and positioning of the machine for operation
  • Operates Dozer equipped with concave blade attached across front to gouge out, level, and distribute earth and to push trees and rocks from land preparation to constructing roads and buildings or planting crops, or in mining, quarrying operations.
  • Monitoring operation of the equipment and adjusting controls to regulate pressure, speed and flow of operation, and ensuring safety of other workers
  • Raising, lowering and manipulating attachments using manual and hydraulic controls
  • Working from drawings, markers and verbal instructions
  • Cleaning and refuelling equipment and performing minor adjustments and repairs.
  • Perform daily and maintenance and safety checks of the equipment.
  • Ensure a sound understanding of issues surrounding ground disturbances.
  • Operate Excavator on public or private sites, keeping awareness of ones surroundings.
  • Train new employees in the safe and efficient operation of the loader.
  • Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required.
  • Drives bulldozer in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals.
  • Minimum qualifications and skills required to competently undertake the role :

  • Certificate Of Competence With Minimum 2 Years’ Practical Experience.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Valid Silicosis Certificate, preferably.
  • Basic knowledge and experience In Open Cast Or Strip Mining Methods
  • Conversant with operating Cat D8R, SD 22 and Shantui Dozers
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