Senior Inspector of Mines at DMR x 2 Vacancies

Posted on :

15 Oct, 2014

Category :

Mining Jobs in South Africa

SALARY : R630 822 per annum, Level 12
CENTRE : Free State Region


REQUIREMENTS : A Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency/ A Mining Degree/Diploma/B. Tech
PLUS the relevant experience in the field including the following key
competencies, Knowledge of: Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations &
Legal proceedings, Mining Engineer, Mine equipment e.g. winders, boilers,
plants, etc., Hazard identification and risk management , Departmental values
and strategic objectives, Skills: Ability to interpret and apply Mine Health and
Safety Act, High level of management skills, Report writing and formulation skills,
Ability to analyse and interpret accidents stats, Ability to recommend mining
engineer solutions, Communication: Negotiation skills (different stakeholders),
Departmental strategies to stakeholders, Enforcement requirements, Mine Health
and safety Acts requirements to all stakeholders, Creativity: Innovative and
creative thinking ability, Ability to work under pressure, Ability to analyse workload
and work-related problems, draft and implement a strategy to ensure


DUTIES : Monitor compliance to the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 regarding mining
Related matters. Investigate mine related accidents, contraventions and
complaints as well as analyse mine accidents and trends to determine high risk
mines and take appropriate action. Where necessary serve on examination board
9i.e. certificate of competency). Investigate, consult and make recommendation to
other departments on closure Certificate, prospecting rights, mining rights and
permits, EMPs and township. Developments. Conduct surface, shafts and
underground audits and inspections on mining Related matters at the mines and
give appropriate verbal or written instructions. Compile regional reports and give
inputs to head office on the revision of Machinery regulations, drafting of
guidelines and standard directives.

ENQUIRIES : Mr P H Nyaqcela (057) 391 1300

NOTE : Appointment will be subject to pre-medical examination of fitness and candidate
must be in possession of a valid driver’s licence.


APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, Departmental of Mineral Resources, Private Bag X59,
Arcadia, 0007 or hand delivered to Trevenna Campus, corner Mentjies and
Francis Baard Street, former Schoeman, Sunnyside

FOR ATTENTION : Ms T Sibutha/ Ms N Maseko

CLOSING DATE : 24 October 2014

NOTE : Applications should be on Z83, signed and dated and must be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV, and certified copies of qualifications as well as ID note longer
than 3 months. Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned
requirements, as well as application received late will not be considered.
Confirmation of final appointment will be subject to a positive security clearance.
Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited
to short listed candidates only. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within
three weeks after closing date. Applicants who have not been contacted during
this period may regard their applications as unsuccessful.

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