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Drillers Positions at Canuck Company Limited

Drillers Positions at Canuck Company Limited

Canuck Company Limited is seeking to recruit Drillers to join and grow their team. You will be expected to align to the Canuck rules and Regulations and to operate within our mining assets with our best people team. You will contribute in a safe and cost-effective manner to achieve targets in accordance with Mine Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures and ensure daily targets are met.

Drillers (Re-Advertised) at Canuck Company Limited May, 2024





  • Accurately drill a series of Blast Holes to a design pattern
  • Read and accurately follow mine instruction plans with skill and precision ensuring holes are drilled to design line, gradient and profile.
  • Comply with relevant Mines Safety and Inspection Act and Regulations
  • Must carry out standard work place inspection practices and procedures and prepare the areas for drilling, charging or scraping in accordance with mine safety procedures.
  • Compliance with Standards using relevant information and individual judgment to evaluate and determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, and Canuck standards and procedures
  • Participation in all applicable safety, prestart and shift team meetings
  • Compliance to all applicable mine safe work procedures / safe operating procedures;
  • Training, Coaching and development: Identifying the educational or training needs of others and suggest to the supervisor. Coaching and helping team members to improve their knowledge/ skills
  • To be pro-active in all aspects of operational safety and encourage teamwork across departments and sections
  • Ensure efficient utilization of resources; Drill machines, drill bits, hammers, Water truck etc. and ensure NO abuse.
  • Report breakdowns, equipment damages, safety near misses, incidents and accidents according to the laid out procedures including completing the Shift report at the end of each shift.
  • Participate and support Succession Planning within the Mining Team to ensure progressive development of Tanzanian employees to assume positions of increasing accountability.
  • To be pro-active in all aspects of operational safety, efficient utilization of the resources, Continuous Improvement ideas and Projects; and encourage teamwork across the departments
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate by the Supervisor


  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Mining Engineering, or related discipline
  • Minimum of five (5) years demonstrated operating experience in mining operations and maintenance practices
  • Hold valid blasting licenses.
  • Mines Health & Safety Act Awareness
  • Equipment parts and components identification
  • Consistent demonstration of Canuck Core Values
  • Strong conceptual thinking ability


  • Previous experience working as a Blast Hole Driller DTH
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Underground Mining Industry.


Applicant should submit their applications through the email, including the following;

  1. Application letter in English Language
  2. CV
  3. Copies of Academic Certificates if any.
  4. A copy of Blasting License
  • All applications should be addressed to the;

Human Resource Manager, Canuck Company Limited, P.O.BOX 846.


Deadline: The last date of receiving the applications will be on 27TH May 2024.

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