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  • Posted: Jan 17, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products' quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa. The Group's activities encompass: Cement - Manufacturing / Importing Sugar - Manufacturing ...
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    Drill Operator

    Location: Obajana, Kogi
    Services: DCP - Logistics


    • We are looking for Drill Operator who will be responsible for day-to-day operation of drilling machines to bore blast holes in open-pit mines and quarries.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Drive and operate tracked or truck-mounted rotary drilling, air-track or other drilling machines to bore large blast holes to specified depths at staked positions in open-pit mine or quarry.
    • Before commencement of operation and at close of shift, you should go round the machine and ensure road worthiness of the machine and operate. any incident report to superior.
    • Operate drilling machines to drill blast holes.
    • Operate tracked or truck-mounted drill equipped with auger or other attachment to drill holes for building foundations or pilings.
    • May measure location and stake out pattern of holes to be drilled, load blast holes with explosives and detonate explosives to dislodge limestone or rock.
    • Ensure adherence to HSE procedures and regulations in the performance of duties.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor, Drilling Engineer from time to time.


    • A Trade Test or its equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline.
    • Minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Knowledge of heavy equipment and drills operations.
    • Very good analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Very good oral and written communication skill.


    • Private Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development.

    Method of Application

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