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Listing reference: mr_001322
Listing status: Online
Industry: Mining & Quarrying
Job category: Other: Mining
Location: Musina
Contract: Permanent
Remuneration: Market Related


Murray & Roberts Cementation invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Hoistman to be placed in Venetia Mine, near Musina Limpopo. The successful candidate will report to the Mastere Sinker. The company will provide remuneration and benefits relevant and appropriate to the position. Preference will be given to Historically Disadvantaged South African (HDSA) candidates. Applications only open to South African Citizens / Permanent Residents.


The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not be limited to:

Safe and effective operation of winders in line with regulations, procedures, standards and safety protocols

WED log book is maintained and signed per shift

Winding Engine is safe for winding operations at all times, communicate defects to relevant engineering supervisor

Stopping of winding operations when working conditions are unsafe

Safely transport people, equipment, material and perform ore hoisting operations from relevant levels

Respond to standard hoisting code of signals

Basic and statutory maintenance of equipment

Assist during breakdowns and emergencies

Comply with the Mine Health and Safety regulations and M&RC’s standards, procedures, policies and safety protocols

Effective and timeous stakeholder engagement to ensure smooth workflows

Proactive risk identification and mitigation, escalate timeously if unable to resolve

Effective self-management in alignment with M&RC’s values



Suitable candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications and skills:

Grade 12 or NQF 4 equivalent

Valid Winding Engine Driver Full Certificate of Competency

Onsetter Certificate

Basic SCADA/HMI proficiency

Valid Medical Certificate of Fitness to work underground / surface (site specific)

Good English written and verbal communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively under pressure

Suitable candidates must have the following work experience:

Minimum 10 years of experience working in shaft sinking operations as a Winding Engine Driver

Experience slinging of large and heavy equipment in a shaft

Experience in shaft examination and repairs

Experience in double drum winders and koepe winders

Experience working with AC and DC drives

Basic knowledge of maintenance of winding equipment

All appointments will be done in line with our employment equity strategy.



  1. The Recruiter may amend, delete or expire jobs at any time without notification.
  2. Murray & Roberts reserves the right not to proceed with filling the position.
  3. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.
  4. If you do not receive any feedback on your application within 4 weeks from the closing date, please consider your

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