Senior Mine Trainer-Blasting

Barrick Gold Corporation

Job Description

Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit highly motivated and committed employees for the position of Senior Trainer – BL to join the versatile mining team. We are in search of individuals who can champion Barrick’s DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable
  • Committing to Zero Harm
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships

Reporting the Mining Training Coordinator, you will be responsible for conducting Blasting License (BL) trainings, assessments, and implementation of a comprehensive training program designed to ensure all blasters including all employees who must be blasting licence holders are given the tools to achieve excellence in the mining blasting operations to meet the minimum requirements according to the provisions of the law.

Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Train and assess BL holders for purpose of renewing and or initiating the licence.
  • Support in the Implementation and development of facilitator’s manuals, capability assessments, workplace competency assessments support the compliance to Blasting License holder requirements, andtraining of drill operators.
  • Manage costs through efficient training of employees by providing expertise, resources and services
  • Complete monthly ancillary sectional report and document all training paperwork pertaining to management of internal quality assurance-IQA systems for capturing and storing training
  • Assist in the identification of the training needs and work with the Mining Training Coordinator, Mining Supervisors, and Coordinators to manage and implement relevant training programmes.
  • Produce highly efficient and productive Blast Holders and, Drill Operators, and QAQC personnel who will operate efficiently.

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Grade 12 School Certificate.
  • Certificate IV in training/Assessor or equivalent
  • Certificate in Blasthole Drilling Operations
  • First Aid certificate
  • Valid Blasting Certificate

What We Can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organisation.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.


Applicants that meet the above stated requirements are invited to submit their CVs to the Job Portal link: .

Barrick has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.

Barrick offers employment opportunities to both qualified women and men.

Women who meet the above qualification are strongly encouraged to apply.

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