Anglo American PLC Jobs in South Africa: Shaft Rock Engineer – Tumela

Posted on :

17 Aug, 2010

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Engineering Jobs in South Africa, Mining Jobs in South Africa

Anglo American PLC is one of the world’s largest mining companies. Our success depends upon a constant supply of world class mineral deposits. They must represent resources capable of being economically extracted, and we obtain them either through our own exploration or by the acquisition of mineral deposits found by others.

Our unique portfolio of high-quality mining assets and natural resources includes platinum group metals and diamonds, with significant interests in copper, iron ore, metallurgical coal, nickel and thermal coal, as well as a divestment portfolio of other mining and industrial businesses.

We aim to create a working environment that attracts great people and enables them to reach their full potential.

Anglo American Plc recruits Shaft Rock Engineer – Tumela

Job No.: 675303

Division: AAPLC Platinum (South Africa)

Site: Amandelbult – Tumela Mine

Department: Mineral Resource Management

Work type: Full Time Permanent

Location: North West Province

Anglo Band 6

Role Description:

The Shaft Rock Engineer is responsible for providing the Shaft with specialist Rock Engineering services and expertise that forms part of the MTS department.  The work focus timeframe is one year to life of mine.  Demonstrated ability to perform in a Brownfields, Greenfields or JV’s operational Environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • · Compile and maintain mandatory Code of Practice to combat rock bursts and rock falls.
  • · Conduct and document accident/incident investigations and make necessary representation to the DME.
  • · Effective Rock Engineering services to support shaft’s performance.
  • · Effective management of subordinates 1 – 3 strata Control officers/observers.
  • · Effective implementation/administration of necessary systems.
  • · Recommend alternative support systems and remedial action to observed deviations from support specifications in terms of standard and quality.
  • · Recommend design of pillars, excavations and support systems/methodologies.
  • · Assess suppliers in terms of adherence to specifications.

Education:

COM Rock Mechanics Certificate [for Metalliferous Mines]

Competencies:

5 years experience in mining, rock engineering or strata control

Member of professional body (SANIRE).

Demonstrated ability to meet technical and responsibility requirements of the legal appointment.

Additional Information:

Anglo Platinum shall apply the Employment Equity principles as set out in Anglo Platinum’s Employment Equity Policy

Incomplete CV’s and/or applications will not be considered.

Closing date:

19 Aug 2010 11:55pm South Africa Standard Time

To apply, click on the link below, click on ‘search and apply for a job online’

http://www.angloamerican.co.uk/aal/careers/vacancies/

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Division: AAPLC Platinum (South Africa)

Site: Amandelbult – Tumela Mine

Department: Mineral Resource Management

Work type: Full Time Permanent

Location: North West Province

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