Drilling Assistant (Cement Industry) at Dangote Group

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Job Title: Drilling Assistant – Cement Industry

Job ref.: GbokoMines 014
Location: Gboko, Benue
Job type: Full time
Department: Mines
Reports To: Snr. Mining Engineer
Direct Reports / Subordinates: Driller

Job Summary

  • To Achieve Annual budget of total meter drilled
  • Assist Driller in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • To Perform daily safety and maintenance checks of drill rigs

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Driller to ensure proposed drilling site is properly cleared by bulldozer
  • Assist to mark out drilling pattern on the bench for blast / short holes drilling
  • Depth of every blast hole must include sub-drill
  • Assist the prescribed angle of inclination must be maintained
  • Ensured that each drilled hole is safely covered to prevent inflow of run-off water and pebbles
  • Assist driller to ensure drilling round / pattern are completed
  • Assist Driller to report faults and breakdown to the Snr. Mining Engineer in charge, drilling and blasting.
  • Keep the drill rigs clean at all time by blowing and regular washing
  • Ensure safe drilling that is, safety of self and machine
  • Attend the daily Tool Box Talk at the resumption of shift operation.
  • Ensure necessary PPEs are used on regular basis.
  • Responsible to Snr. Mining Engineer in charge, drilling and blasting
  • Other jobs as may be assigned
  • Assist Driller in operating DTH Drill in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies

Education and Work Experience:

  • FSLC (Preferably SSCE / GCE / NABTEP / NECO)
  • 10 Year working experience


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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