Petra Diamonds: Plant Foreman – Cullinan Diamond Mine

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15 Oct, 2013

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Mining 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: C4
Reference Nr: CUL089

Job Description: The successful incumbent will be required to head up the planning, overseeing, supervision, and co-ordination of
all day shift operating plant maintenance activities. Drawing off extensive practical experience and a sound understanding of plant
installations and flow, the incumbent will ensure that plant operational maintenance and resource allocation is effectively managed
to enhance plant availability.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
 Manage subordinates responsible for shift handovers (checking of log sheets, physical plant checks, checking of breakdown
information and communication to relevant teams)
 Plan activities in accordance with production and maintenance schedules and allocate resources as required
 Liaise and synchronise plant maintenance schedules/activities with engineering sections
 Co-ordinate and monitor plant maintenance operations to ensure adherence to maintenance schedules and standards
 Communicate anticipated stream maintenance process information and changes to relevant stakeholders to minimize production
 Continuously analyse plant equipment efficiencies and availabilities to recommend and/or implement planned and preventative
maintenance interventions
 Liaise with internal and external stakeholders of the production process to ensure availability/utilization optimization
 Analyse and gather production / availability information to compile process reports according to departmental procedures
 Perform administrative duties e.g. job card issues, record accuracy and availability, budget compliance and spares availability
 Ensure adherence to Security and SHE policies and procedures
 Work according to the Mine’s Code of Practice, and report any observations of this being done
 Train, develop and effectively manage employee relations

Minimum Requirements:
 Grade 12 / Standard 10
 Minimum of 5 years plant experience (Foreman or Learner Plant Foreman experience will be advantageous)
 Valid Public Drivers’ License (Code08/EB)
 PC Literate and working knowledge(MS Word ,MS Excel, Powerpoint) in Microsoft Office and Windows System
 Operating knowledge of surface mining equipment, automated process control systems, with a good appreciation of C&I principles

Other Skills / Competencies:
 Ability to communicate effectively in English both in writing and verbally
 Legal/Operational compliance knowledge; Process knowledge & operating skills
 Strong maintenance and mobile equipment operating skills, including operation of earthmoving fleet
 Strong technical problem solving and operating troubleshooting skills
 People and change management skills with an ability to motivate a high performance culture within teams
 Willing to work shifts, do overtime, standby and be available for call-outs should the need arise
 Planning, budgeting, co-ordinating and prioritizing

Cullinan Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right to appoint. Preference will be given to EE and internal
applicants. Pre-screening (including Polygraph), profile testing, on mine assessments, medical and security clearances form part of the
minimum requirement and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the
successful candidate is subject to passing on mine induction and the aforementioned criteria.

If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please submit an Authorisation Form (signed by the General/Mine Manager), Internal
Application Form (signed by your Line Manager), your résumé, qualifications and ID when applying.

Please complete an application form (available on ) and forward,
together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to or fax 086 659 1334 on or before 18
October 2013. 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.

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