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DATE ADDED: Thu 27/06/2019

Mining & Construction Deck Operative

Whitby, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £30000 - £40000/annum

Deck Operative

Accomodation provided if on shift

Excellent benefits package

Background and Purpose of the Role:

The Deck Operative is responsible for performing shaft conveyance loading and unloading tasks and transmitting signals for the operation of shaft conveyances, moving materials in and out of the shaft, organizing materials in the laydown area, and operating the dump.

Impact and Key Deliverables:

The successful candidates will have the ability to safely monitor and operate a shaft conveyance system in a live shaft sinking environment; perform general maintenance, clean-up and repair activities; operate support equipment.

Operating shaft doors, conveyor belts or chutes that control the flow of material at the collar location and dump.

Sling gear baskets and other various equipment.

Handle Explosives, must not be a 'prohibited person' as defined in the explosives Regulations.

Maintain slings and lifting attachments.

Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.

Safely and properly perform maintenance, (cleaning, lubricating)

Works with the Tool Crib Attendant for the safe supply and storage of consumables Must be able to comprehend written and verbal instructions as required to perform his/her duties in a safe and efficient manner.

Safety sensitive: having the authority and responsibility to maintain a safe and efficient working environment; following Company health and safety standards.

Duties outlined herein are intended to be the minimum duties expected of you.

You are expected to use your discretion to expand upon these duties to ensure that your job mandate is met, and that your performance is such that the general spirit and intent of the duties outlined above are completed as required.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Must be competent in accordance with the Mines Regulations 2014

Minimum of 5 years' experience in shaft or shaft sinking operations, with the last 2 years' experience directly as a Deck Operator.

Completion of rigging and fall arrest/restraint training.

Experience with all warning lights at the collar location.

First Aid aware

Safety Training and awareness for the handling and transportation of explosives

Proven experience handling multiple projects and priorities while maintaining tight deadlines; highly organized with attention to detail.

Key Competencies:

Ability to remain calm under pressure and deal with a demanding workload.

Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems.

A strong team player.

Health and safety aware.

Ability to demonstrate enthusiasm and a positive approach to work
Role: Mining & Construction Deck Operative
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Whitby, North Yorkshire,

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