Occupational Hygiene Practitioner Opportunity

Posted on :

19 May, 2014

Category :

Healthcare Jobs in South Africa

Cullinan Diamond Mine is situated in the town of Cullinan 30km east from Pretoria. The mine is currently mining at a
depth of 747 meters using mechanized trackless block-cave mining.

Job Grade: D1
Reference Nr: CUL122

Job Description: To organise routine ventilation and occupational hygiene observations, study the results, visit problem areas and
undertake special projects as and when required.


Tasks and Responsibilities:
 Ensure routine measurements pertaining to the ventilation standards and regulations are performed
 Co-ordinate the operational control of the Occupational Health Centre and medical surveillance programme
 Organise sampling of general atmosphere (air quality surveys) and underground water
 Perform quarterly checks on underground fire-fighting equipment, interpret results and make recommendations
 Update Legal emergency plans
 Draw up layouts on auxiliary ventilation changeovers
 Responsible for calibration of measuring instruments
 Manage and control subordinates
 Review and revise Codes of Practice
 Participate in cost saving initiatives
 Responsible for long and short term planning with regard to ventilation requirements
 Maintain and enforce the Mine’s Codes of Practice, Standards, Procedures and report any observations of this not being done
 Ensure personal and co-workers’ adherence and compliance to Security and Company’s SHE objectives


Minimum Requirements:
 Grade 12 with Maths and Science
 Advanced Certificate in Mine Environmental Control
 Valid Drivers’ License (EB/Code 08)
 Minimum of 5 years relevant underground experience
 PC Literate in MS Office Suite and Windows System


Other Skills/Competencies:
 Independent, proactive thinker, self-starter and have the ability to do own job planning
 Able to work in a team
 Good verbal and written communication skills in English
 Good interpersonal skills


Cullinan Diamond Mine 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 Tshwane Municipality (proof of residence may be requested).

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

Please complete an application form (available here) and forward, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to [email protected], fax 086 692 2442 on or before 30 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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