Location: Limpopo Posted Date: March 19, 2020
Employer: To view company name. See instructions below
Employer Job Id: 732930 Careermine Job Id: 1838846

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the position of Shift Boss: Mining accountable for the coordination of all relevant mining activities as set out in the mining plan.

He/she is accountable for:
  • Coordinating and monitoring mining activities to ensure adherence to mine standards and operational targets
  • Planning of all mining activities in accordance with mining and other schedules and allocating resources as required
  • Coordinating shift hand over by checking relevant documentation, the required physical mining activities and available resources, and communicating these to team members of the relevant mining crew
  • Performing identified administrative duties according to legal and procedural requirements.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: (Education & Experience)
  • Grade 12/ Std 10/ N3 or relevant NQF level 4 qualification
  • Blasting Certificate for Underground Hard Rock / Equivalent Qualification
  • Underground Shift Boss certificate
  • Minimum of 5 years underground mining experience of which at least 5 years must have been as a Shift Supervisor / Controller
  • Knowledge and experience of:
      • Underground mechanized mining experience of modern, mechanized mines in both project development and steady state operation.
      • Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation and standards applicable to underground mining
  • A Supervisory qualification would be advantageous
  • Code B Driver's License
  • Computer Literacy
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Required classification as per VTS(Dover) testing for the role
  • Successfully obtain a Red Ticket (Medical Fitness certificate) to work underground
  • Your consideration for employment is subject to your SAPS Criminal Record verification and qualifications verification.

To Note:
  • The incumbent will be required to work shifts.
  • This position requires the incumbent to live in Musina / Blouberg and travel to Venetia Mine for work purposes.

  • For internal applicants, you are required to attain your immediate line manager and Head of Department signature on your application form.
  • Preference will be given to HDSA candidates and consideration will be given to the company's Employment Equity Policy and Labour Plan.
  • External search:Yes
  • Secondment terms:No

  • Submit applications on or before the Closing Date: 30 March 2020, 11:55 PM SA Standard Time
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  • Please refer to the attached job description for further information:Shift Boss UG GBF 7.docx