Jumbo Operator Jobs in Africa

What does a Jumbo Operator Do?

Jumbo Operators operate jumbo drilling rigs in underground mining environments. They are responsible for drilling and blasting safely and efficiently as well as setting up the ground support for underground development mining. Other tasks of Jumbo Operator jobs include: 

  • Placing guards and removing guards (after blasting) at all entrances to a blast area and working according to project standards.
  • Maintaining and cleaning all equipment and perform minor repairs as required.
  • Assess the ground conditions and make necessary recommendations for ground control implementation.

A Jumbo Operator will usually report to a Mine Supervisor (Shift Boss). Most often, they will hold at least a high school qualification or equivalent qualification and have previous experience with Jumbo Drill machines in an underground setting. Detail-oriented individuals who are hyperaware of safety are ideal candidates.

African countries have a need for skilled Jumbo Operators to fill roles across the continent. If you are looking for a Jumbo Operator job, visit our Africa Mining Job Board or email your CV to africa@camining.com.