Experience

  • Contract/ Site Manager

    at Basil Read/ Blasting & Excavating

    January 2007 - July 2018

    Gauteng

    MANAGE OF ALL DRILLING AND BLASTING ACTIVITIES. COST CONTROL AND DAILY REPORTS INVOICING WORK DONE TO CLIENTS. DRILL AND BLAST MANAGER IN ST HELENA ISLAND AIRPORT PROJECT FOR BASIL READ MINING (MAURITIUS) SITUATED IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN FROM FEB 2012 UNTIL JAN 2014. OVERSEEING ALL DRILLING AND BLASTING ACTIVITIES ON AIRPORT PROJECT. COSTING OF ALL DRILLING AND BLASTING. STOCK ORDERING OF EXPLOSIVES AND RECORD KEEPING OF EXPLOSIVES. STOCK CONTROL AND ORDERING OF ALL EXTENTION EQUIPMENT FOR DRILLING MACHINES. CONTRACT MANAGER FOR BASIL READ MINING OVERSEEING ALL DRILL AND BLASTING OPERATIONS IN QUARRIES AT KOMATIPOORT AND POLOKWANE(LAFARGE), NELSPRUIT CRUSHERS, WITBANK AFRISAM QUARRY.(SOUTH AFRICA) COSTING OF PROJECTS IN QUARRIES. DAILY AND WEEKLY MEETINGS WITH CLIENTS. RECORD DAILY PRODUCTION ON COSTING. DAILY AND WEEKLY SAFETY MEETING WITH EMPLOYEES WORKING AT QUARRIES. DRILL AND BLAST DESIGNS FOR CLIENTS. ORDERING OF EXPLOSIVES. CALCULATE FINAL BLASTING QUANTITIES.

  • Drill and Blast Manager

    at Blasting & Excavating

    February 2000 - October 2006

    Gauteng

    EXPERIENCE IN DRILLING AND BLASTING OF ROAD CUTTINGS, QUARRIES, DAMS, COAL MINES, OPENCAST MINES AND DIAMOND MINES IN LESHOTO, SWAZILAND, BOTSWANA AND NAMIBIA. MANAGING CONTRACTS IN SOUTH AFRICA AND SWAZILAND. DRILLING AND BLAST DESIGN FOR CLIENTS. RECORD KEEPING ON DAILY PRODUCTION. TENDERING FOR SMALL CONTRACTS IN SWAZILAND. WEEKLY PRODUCTION MEETINGS WITH CLIENTS. DAILY AND MONTHLY COSTING TO ENSURE TARGETS IS ACHIEVED. SAFETY OFF ALL EMPLOYEES WORKING ON PROJECT. INVOICING OF MONTHLY PRODUCTION TO CLIENTS.

  • Shiftboss

    at JCI Gold Mine

    January 1985 - May 1999

    Gauteng

    ALL ASPECTS OF JACKHAMMER DRILLING AND BLASTING FOR JCI GOLD MINES (UNDERGROUND) IN SOUTH AFRICA. 12 YEARS EXPERIENCE AS A SHIFTBOSS CONTROLLING SECTIONS ON 2 LEVELS. ORDERING AND KEEPING STOCK OF MATERIAL AND EQUIPTMENT TO ENSURE SAFE PRODUCTION IS ACHIEVED. DAILY RECORD KEEPING OF PRODUCTION AND REPORTING TO MINE OVERSEE. SAFETY OF EMPLOYEE’S WORKING ON SHIFT. 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE ON TRACKLESS MINING ON GOLD MINES AS A SHIFTBOSS. RECORD KEEPING OF DAILY MACHINE HOURS, PRODUCTION AND SAFETY. ACTING MINE OVERSEER ON N/S FOR 1 YEAR.

Education

  • Certificate in Business Management

    at Institute of Business Management of South Africa

    2010 - 2011 (1 year)

  • Grade 12/ Martic

    at Riebeeck High School

    1978 - 1982 (4 years) Gauteng

Services offered

  • Contract/Site Manager

    I am result – oriented professional who has been consistently praised as focused by my co – workers and management. Over the course of my 33- year career, I’ve develop a skill set directly relevant to the Contract and Drill/Blast Manager role, including drilling and blasting operations and safety compliance. Overall, I have consistently demonstrated leadership, teamwork, and Management abilities in every aspect of my abilities
    at Basil Read Mining/Blasting & Excavating

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