Rock Scaler Operators (X3) 

Mabiza Resources Limited


Mabiza Resources Limited (“Mabiza”) operates the Munali Nickel Mine (“Munali”), which is in the Mazabuka District, 75kms south of Lusaka, Zambia. Mabiza is a wholly owned entity of Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd.

The Mine is a modern, world-class facility with fully mechanized underground operations. To support this vision. Mabiza is seeking the services of an experienced and qualified individual to take up the position of:

2. Role: Rock Scaler Operators (X 3) 

Reporting: Shift Boss

Job Purpose:

Breaking up of big boulders/rocks underground too facilitate safe and efficient loading operations into Dump Trucks. This will also reduce damage to Loaders and Dump Trucks.
Remove loose and potentially dangerous rock material from side walls.
Scaling/Barring of loose rocks from the hanging wall in underground excavations.


• Ensuring work is done to the given specifications and to the adopted standards.
• Perform daily fluid level checks on oil, water and fuel, visual inspection for obvious leaks and damage to machine before operation of equipment as well as safety equipment checks.
• Ensuring work is done to the given specifications and to the adopted standards.
• Employ SOPs and SWPS to make service works comply to standards.
• Ensure the crew undertakes workable check lists inspections and understand the nature of job.
• Preparing and positioning plant for operation on site.
• Operate the machine and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
• Work with ground personnel.
• Scaling of side and hanging wall in underground excavations to make the workplace safe.
• Working from drawings, markers, and verbal instructions.
• Remove obstructions from sidewalls and footwall that poses a risk to tyre and rim damage.

Skills & Qualifications:

• At least a grade 12 school certificate.
3 years minimum experience operating in the Rock Scaler machine underground environment and pecking works and related works.
• Grade 12 level is preferred.
• Must be able to understand work directions.
• Able to communicate effectively with Job site supervisors.
• Must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely.
• Holder of the Valid Zambian Blasting License for all Mining operations.
• Hazard identification and control measures.

MRL offers equal employment opportunities. If you are ready to take up this opportunity, e-mail or post your CV with a full application letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please apply to:

The Human Resources Business Partner

Mabiza Resources Limited

P.O. 50799


Or email your application and C.V. to:

Closing Date: 10th March 2023

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