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  • Posted: May 25, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As a global and diversified mining business, we use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and mine, process, move and market our products to customers around the world. For almost 100 years, we have been mining the minerals that society needs to develop and prosper. We provide our investors with a balanced portfolio of oppo...
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    Mine Overseer

    Job Description:
    The Mine Overseer is an appointed in terms of Section 7(4) of the Mine Health and Safety Act and regulation 2.9.2. 

    You will ensure overall Shaft / Section Operational effectiveness which means the continuous achievement of production targets in the area of responsibility, executing mine plans and ensuring plans are practical and executable.

    The focus areas for this role will be to manage and co-ordinate the following:

    • Ensure that safety, health and environmental targets are achieved, apply the Safety Management System and ensure that it reflects alignment with the Anglo Coal South Africa Safety, Health and Environmental Way, integrate the risk management application and chair incident investigations. 
    • Ensure that agreed upon operational planning and production targets are achieved, by providing input into the effective planning of the rehabilitation of the mined areas. 
    • Ensure effective cost control, allocate costs effectively to the various sections and stay within budget. 
    • Maintain section infrastructure to compliment the Operational value chain from coal face to plant, ensure haul roads / belt roads are maintained efficiently and according to standards and keep the infrastructure up to date with best practice. 
    • Effective People management, ensuring that roles are well defined and clarified and that competencies and learning paths are developed to human capacity and capability. 

    This role is in the Mining department at a Band 6 level reporting to the Section Manager. 

    You will be required to have: 

    • Grade 12
    • Mine Overseer Certificate of Competency for UG Coal Mining is a requirement. 
    • Blasting / Rock breaking certificate (NQF Level 3) is required. 
    • Diploma / Degree in Mining Engineering (BSc.) (NQF Level 7) will be advantageous. 
    • Intermediate Management Development Programme or equivalent will be advantageous. 
    • Anglo American Plc Safety Course (A3) and Safety Leadership Program will be advantageous. 
    • Registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa. 

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • At least 5 years mining experience in Underground Coal mining operation. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anglo American on to apply

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

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