South Africa

Strata Control Officer

Company Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd
Reference # SCO2021-07
Published 09/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Duration 12 Months

Barberton Mines first produced gold in 1886. The mining complex now comprises three mines: Fairview, New Consort and Sheba.

A vacancy exists for the above position. Individuals that meet the requirements are invited to apply for this position.

Job Functions Engineering
Industries Mining
Roles & Responsibilities:

•Investigating underground instability issues and rock related incidents
•Capturing and representing data and information in line with organisational and stakeholder requirements
•Accurate and timeous reporting of data and information
•Recommending on the safety and productivity of the mining environment
•Adherence to strata control practices and principles
•Adherence to standardisation requirements, policies, procedures and operating standards related to strata control services and support
•Resolving or escalating operational strata control related queries or breakdowns declared
•Reviewing and analysing effectiveness of operational strata control processes
•Reviewing strata control data and information
•Participating in the identification of defects and improvement opportunities
•Successful teamwork and collaboration with stakeholders
•Adherence to organisational and legislative safety requirements

Minimum Requirments:

•Grade 12 Certificate with mathematics and science
•Chamber of Mines Strata Control Certificate a critical requirement
•A Blasting certificate and mining experience would be beneficial
•Mining relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. B-Tech or BSc) would be an advantage
•Minimum 5 years Rock Engineering experience within a metalliferous / massive mining environment.
•Studies towards Certificate in Rock Mechanics will be advantageous
•Numerical Modelling proficiency
•Ability to communicate with people on different levels
•Excellent report writing ability
•Proficient in Microsoft office package
•Valid Certificate of physical fitness
•Drivers license with own transport would be a benefit

Submit your applications on the following link: http://bmines.jb.skillsmapafrica.com

By submitting your CV to Barberton Mines (Pty) Ltd, you hereby give us permission to circulate your information to the interview panel members for this vacancy only and background checks may be conducted. Your information will not be used for any other position/purpose and will be disregarded after an offer has been made.

Selection will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan.
Should you not be contacted by us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been successful. The CV’s of unsuccessful candidates will not be returned.
Job Closing Date 23/07/2021
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