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Kimberley Underground Mines – Mine Overseer

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19 May, 2014

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Mining Jobs in South Africa

Kimberley Underground Mines JV is situated in the city of Kimberley in the Northern Cape. The mine consists of 3 conventional
slushier drift block cave mines.

Job Grade: DL
Reference Nr: KUMJV050

Job Description: Reporting to the Mine Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for achieving set targets in a safe and cost
effective manner. Two positions are available – one for Development and the other for Block Cave production.


Tasks and Responsibilities:

 Ensure effective resource utilisation and optimisation
 Drive production and maintenance
 Interact with all mining disciplines
 Ensure maintenance management system is in place
 Develop and maintain a document management system to ensure efficient storage and access of information
 Work according to the Mine’s Code of Practice and report deviations
 Ensure adherence and compliance to Safety, Health and Environmental processes


Minimum Requirements:
 Standard 10/Grade 12
 Permanent Blasting Certificate (Scheduled Mines)
 Mine Overseers Certificate of Competency
 Valid driver’s license(Code EB/08)
 Computer Literacy in Microsoft Office software and SACO
 10 years’ experience in an underground environment


Other Skills / Competencies
 Managerial/supervisory experience
 Good written and verbal communication skills in English
 Diamond and Massive Mining (Block Cave) AND/OR Trackless development experience
 2 years’ experience as a Mine Overseer will be an advantage

Kimberley Underground Mines JV is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the
designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates. Pre-screening, profile
testing, on mine assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed
candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned
criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Frances Baard District
Municipality (proof of residence may be requested).

If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please submit an authorised Application Form, your résumé, qualifications and ID when applying.

Please complete an application form (available here) and forward, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to [email protected], fax 086 659 1334 on or before 23 May 2014. Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are
approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: South Africa 0800
22 22 00 (toll free from an RSA landline) or international +27 12 305 2711.

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