Department of Mineral Resources Recruits Inspector of Mines – 8 Positions

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17 Jul, 2014

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1. SENIOR INSPECTOR OF MINES: MINE EQUIPMENT 2 POSTS REF NO: DMR/14/099
SALARY : R630 822 per annum, Level 12
CENTRE : Mpumalanga Region
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Government Certificate of Competency in
Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering with appropriate experience in the Industry
or the person must be a Professional Engineer (Electrical or Mechanical) PLUS the
following key competencies: Knowledge of Mine Health and Safety Act Extensive
knowledge of mine equipment used on all types of mines, surface and underground.
Knowledge of winders, boilers, elevators and chairlifts. Basic knowledge of Labour
relations and human resources. Skills High level management risk assessment
techniques Conflict resolution Communication: Ability to communicate verbally and
in writing at all levels to mine officials and public on the Mine Health and Safety Act
as well as matters regarding types of mine equipment used in the mining industry,
exemptions, permissions and proposed legislation. Creativity: Ability to analyse
workload and work related problems and to draft and implement a strategy to ensure
an improvement. Recommendation/Note: Appointment will be subject to a premedical
examination of fitness and candidates must be in possession of a valid
Code 08 driver’s licence.

DUTIES : The appointee’s primary responsibility will be to enforce adherence to the Mine
Health and Safety Act, 1996 (Act No. 29 of 1996). Conduct inspections and audits.
Conduct inquiries and investigations into accidents and incidents. Give inputs on
regional action plans to develop strategies required to monitor legal compliance by
mines. Give support and assistance in the promotion of health and safety in the
mining industry. Play a role in the formulation of health and safety legislation,
guidelines and various regulatory mechanisms. Participate in tripartite structures and
develop strategies towards the promotion of tripartism within the mining industry.
Manage information systems. Support and develop a transformation process within
the regional office. Manage, support and train sub-ordinates.
ENQUIRIES : Mr N Soya 013-653 0500
NOTE : Coloureds and Indians are encouraged to apply.

 

2. INSPECTOR OF MINES: MINE EQUIPMENT 2 POSTS REF NO: DMR/14/0096
SALARY : R532 278 per annum, Level 11
CENTRE : Mpumalanga Region
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Government Certificate of Competency in
Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering with appropriate experience in the Industry
or the person must be a Professional Engineer (Electrical or Mechanical) PLUS the
following key competencies: Knowledge of: Mine Health and Safety Act Extensive
knowledge of mine equipment used on all types of mines, surface and underground.
Knowledge of winders, boilers, elevators and chairlifts. Basic knowledge of Labour
relations and human resources management. Skills: High level management Risk
assessment techniques Conflict resolution Planning and organising Computer
literacy Communication: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels to
mine officials and public on the Mine Health and Safety Act as well as matters
regarding types of mine equipment used in the mining industry, exemptions,

permissions and proposed legislation. Creativity: Ability to analyse workload and
work related problems and to draft and implement a strategy to ensure an
improvement. Recommendation/Note: Appointment will be subject to a pre-medical
examination of fitness and candidates must be in possession of a valid Code 08
driver’s licence.

DUTIES : The appointee’s primary responsibility will be to enforce adherence to the Mine
Health and Safety Act, 1996 (Act No. 29 of 1996). Conduct inspections and audits.
Conduct inquiries and investigations into accidents and incidents. Give inputs on
regional action plans to develop strategies required to monitor legal compliance by
mines. Give support and assistance in the promotion of health and safety in the
mining industry. Play a role in the formulation of health and safety legislation,
guidelines and various regulatory mechanisms. Participate in tripartite structures and
develop strategies towards the promotion of tripartism within the mining industry.
Manage information systems. Support and develop a transformation process within
the regional office.
ENQUIRIES : Mr N Soya 013-653 0500
NOTE : Coloureds and Indians are encouraged to apply.

 

3. INSPECTOR OF MINES: OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENE 2 POSTS REF NO: DMR/14/0097
SALARY : R532 278 per annum Level 11
CENTRE : Mpumalanga Region
REQUIREMENTS : A Mine Environmental Control Certificate coupled with extensive relevant
experience in Mine environmental Control, physical fitness in order to work
underground in adverse environmental conditions PLUS the following key
competencies: Knowledge of: Occupational hygiene activities and procedures and
basic research Office procedures Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations – risk
management and proficiency in use Human Resource and Labour Relations Act
Skills: Report writing and formulation Excellent communication skills Ability to identify
real problem on accident investigation Communication: Good communication skills
Written reports and letters and verbal Creativity: Ability to analyse workload and
work related problems, and draft and implement a strategy to ensure an
improvement. Recommendation/Note: Appointment will be subject to a pre-medical
examination of fitness and candidates must be in possession of a valid code 08
driver’s licence.

DUTIES : The appointee’s primary responsibility will be monitoring of compliance with the
provisions of the Mine Health and Safety Act (Act No. 29 of 1996). In addition, they
will – conduct inspections and audits (surface and underground). Conduct inquiries
and investigations into accidents and incidents or any occurrence, practice or
condition compromising health and safety at mines. Make inputs to develop
strategies required to monitor mines in respect of legal compliance. Giving support
and assistance in the promotion of health and safety in the mining industry. Play a
role in the formulation of health and safety legislation, guidelines and various
regulatory mechanisms. Participate in the tripartism structures and develop
strategies towards the promotion of tripartism in the mining industry. Manage
information systems, support and develop a transformation process within the
regional office. Investigate and inquire on accidents and Occupational Hygiene
problems and ensure remedial measures are instituted. Coloureds and Indians are
encouraged to apply.
ENQUIRIES : Mr N Soya  013-653 0500

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