Impala Platinum is looking for a Rock Breaker Operator. Apply with Grade 12 only!

Do you have Grade 12 and are looking for a job? Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats) is looking for a Rock Breaker Operator.

Closing date: 30 May 2024

Location: Rustenburg

Are you able to maintain  basic health and safety principles in and around a workplace? If yes, this job could be just for you!

Job Purpose

  • To break ore safely by means of a rock breaker.


  • Grade 12 / Std 10 – General


  • Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to basic health and safety principles in and around a workplace.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Fire Protection and Suppression systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Rock Breaking Principles and techniques
  • Demonstrate an awareness of customer service.

Key Performance Areas

  • Perform pre-checks required before operating the conveyor system
  • Performs emergency procedures on conveyor belts when necessary
  • Perform pre-checks on Rock Breaker before operation (oil levels, leaks, etc.)
  • Operate the Rock Breaker according to the prescribed safe procedures
  • Record and report the number of buckets tipped
  • Report damages or faulty machines to the responsible person

How to Apply

You apply online for this opportunity. Here is an easy guide for you to apply:

  1. Visit the Impala Platinum Holdings vacancies page, where all open positions are advertised.
  2. Navigate to the Rock Breaker Operator vacancy and read through the job specifications including Key Responsibilities.
  3. If you believe you’ve got what it takes to be a Rock Breaker Operator, proceed and apply.

IMPORTANT: Short listed candidates may be subjected to a psychometric assessment. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, the Companys Recruitment Policy, and Employment Equity Plan.

IMPORTANTShould you not hear from the human resources department within 30 days after the closing date of applications, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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