Operator, Komatsu HD1500 Rigid Dump Truck

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Job description:

Purpose of Role

Reporting to the Area Supervisor, the HD 1500 Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Haul Truck.


Specific Job Responsibility


The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;

  • Conduct pre start and post inspection of a Truck.
  • Ensuring that the house keeping of the truck is maintained to good standard
  • Ensuring that the truck operation KPIs are being achieved in a safe manner
  • Report any machine defects at all times.
  • Ferry material to and from any assigned destination according to dispatcher or supervisor’s instructions.
  • Ensuring that spotting is done correctly to ensure that the materials is loaded correctly onto the dump truck.
  • Follow applicable safety procedures and follow dispatch instructions.
  • Logging on modular immediately after getting on the machine
  • Any other tasks as may be delegated upon by the supervisor.


Experience & Qualification

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an open pit setup
  • HD 1500 Operating Permit.
  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Machine specific training and certification


Job Specific Competencies

  • Must possess knowledge on how to do the pre- start on the machine.
  • Must be able to identify defects.
  • Must be conversant with controls/parts and their functions on a machine
  • Must possess knowledge about machine shut down and emergency procedures
  • Must be able to operate a two-way radio and be able to use of modular system.

Key Job Attributes ?

  • Must possess Excellent communication skills
  • Must be flexible to work and attend to any shift as assigned
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Personal accountability
  • Must be an active listener
  • Must be a good team player
  • Must demonstrate good peer relationships
  • Must be able to effectively manage time
  • self-driven
  • Must be safety conscious

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