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  • Posted: Jun 1, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • De Beer Intellectual Property Attorneys specialize in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (copyright and patents) for technological developments in the software, electronics and technology sector. We also have an extensive network of associates on the African continent that can assist with the obtaining of patent rights and copyrig...
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    Mine Operation Controller

    Job Description:

    • As a Shift Operations Controller, you will coordinate the actions of a mine operations team and the associated resources to deliver safe production targets on shift, that are consistent with agreed performance measures, and in-line with the daily, weekly and monthly plans of the broader operation/site.

    You will be required to:

    • Adhere to legal, safety, environmental and hygiene standards are complied with and maintained in your area of responsibility.
    • Co-ordinate shift handover by checking the status and completion of the scheduled mining and engineering activities, the availability of resources required for the shift, compiling relevant documentation and reports, and communicating these to team members of the crew for the next shift.
    • Review the Shift Schedule together with the Shift Supervisor at the beginning of the shift and make the required updates in the management system before implementing it for execution.
    • Control the effective execution of underground TMM mining processes by allocating and managing resources (workplaces, people and equipment), according to the shift schedule.
    • Update or change activities on the Shift Schedule in accordance with operational and maintenance exceptions, prioritise and allocate resources as required.
    • Continuously analyse relevant mining activities during the shift to recommend or implement improvements and changes to maximise outputs.
    • Provide decision support to underground machine operators and supervisory personnel
    • React to alarms and assisting supervisory personnel with the implementation of emergency procedures and evacuations, including accounting for underground workers in places of safety or for blast clearance.
    • Create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and customers.

    Education required:

    • Grade 12 certificate / Standard 10 / N3 or equivalent NQF level 4 qualification
    • Blasting Certificate for Underground Hard Rock Mines
    • A tertiary qualification in Mining Engineering or similar related engineering field is not mandatory but desirable for career progression
    • A supervisory qualification as Shift Supervisor Mining Operations will be advantageous
    • Accreditation as ‘Competent Person A’ will be advantageous

    Experience & knowledge required:

    • Minimum of 5 years underground mining experience of which at least 2 years must have been as a Shift Supervisor (Supervisor Mine Operations) / Mine Operations Controller
    • Supervision and management of people and resources according to a work schedule
    • Computer literate and proven understanding and experience in the operation of mine management systems and mining automation systems

    Other requirements:

    • Valid EB/Code 08 Drivers License
    • Successfully obtain a Red Ticket (Medical Fitness certificate) and Security clearance on mine

    Additional information:
    Who we are

    • De Beers Group is a company with a rich history and a sparkling future.
    • Since 1888 our experts have searched the world for nature’s most precious gem. Our diamonds bring beauty to the world. But we think they can do so much more. We want our diamonds, and our business, to make life brilliant – for our people, our customers and the world around us.
    • Venetia Mine is part of De Beers Group Managed Operations Business which integrates mines, operations and support functions in the De Beers Group producer countries of Canada and South Africa to shape a safe, sustainable future for De Beers Group’s people, shareholders, communities and partners.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to De Beer Intellectual Property Attorneys on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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