AUMS Jumbo Ops Africa

28 Mar 2024
AUMS Ghana

AUMS is part of the Perenti group of companies and is a specialist underground contract mining services business operating across Africa. The business combines a world class workforce with an extensive fleet of specialist underground mining equipment. With a commitment to world-class practices, AUMS has become and will continue to be the ‘contractor of choice’ in the African underground hard rock mining industry.


AUMS are actively seeking to recruit experienced Jumbo Operators to join us in our African Operations on a 6 week on, 3 weeks off roster. This challenging and rewarding role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career and work alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.


Duties involved in the role:


  • Accurately drill a number of drive drill patterns using a mechanised electric/Hydraulic Jumbo drill suitable to ground conditions and in compliance with site specific drill patterns and survey instruction.
  • Assess ground conditions at the face and implement ground control according to site requirements.
  • Read and accurately follow mining instruction plan with skill and precision ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient, and profile.
  • Communicate with surveyors, geologists and engineers as required.
  • Optimise drill patterns to ensure maximum advance per round is achieved whilst maintaining strict adherence to design specifications.
  • Ensure work area is safe for personnel and equipment to perform working duties including ensuring electrical installations and services are clear of the drilling area.


Your proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee in line with AUMS’s values and ‘can do’ attitude, and will be rewarded with a highly competitive, targeted, remuneration package completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.


A full pre-employment medical is required, including a drug and alcohol, and site-specific clearances. A National Police Clearance and any necessary tickets or qualifications are required to be presented at time of interview. Please be aware that an Array of Vaccinations are required when working in Africa. If you are interested in being a part of a world class operation that has an exciting future, then we want to hear from you. 


NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.