Anglo American: Mining Learnership for 2021/2022


General Miner

Business Unit / Group Function:
Burgersfort, South Africa
Reference Id:
Experience / Work Type:
Entry Level / Permanent Employee
Closing Date:
05 November, 2021
Closing Date: 05 November, 2021


Company Description:

Here is an exciting opportunity for you to join Anglo American (Mototolo Mine) as a General Miner with a legal accountability for construction blasting in terms of the MHSA.

You’ll look after our most important resource. Our people.

Skilled colleagues and motivated teams are the life force of Anglo American because – guided by our purpose and our values – we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”.


Our Platinum business mines, processes, and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world, from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description:

You will be responsible to ensure safe blasting operations and execute a safety and healthy environment on a daily basis and recorded thereof. The role will supervise a crew in fulfilling its specific l activities.                                                                     

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Ensure that working areas are safe through inspections and maintenance
  • Allocate work schedules and tasks to team
  • Continuously liaising with supervisors and team
  • Ensure that safety and mining standards are adhered to
  • Good employee relations
  • Effective administration of necessary systems

This role is at a Band C2 level reporting to the Shift Supervisor.

  • Matric
  • Valid underground blasting certificate
  • Fitness certificate 


  • 3 years UG Miner experience

 Knowledge and Skills                                                    

  • Passed area specific training modules for logistics role at a Miner level in mining.
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Good communication skills
Additional information:

What we offer

When you join Anglo American you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, but more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We are a large, successful multinational company – and we are still growing all the time.

Who we are?

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities, and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

Background checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.

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