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  • Posted: Jun 1, 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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    Rock Engineering Specialist

    Job Description:

    • We are looking for an innovative dedicated Rock Engineer who will oversee and perform design layouts and support systems for the Coal Operation Safely. You will ensure adherence to the organisational best practice and legislative requirement.
    • You will ensure proper Rock Engineering input into the design and support, while making sure you understand the service requirements related to the Operational Strat control process.
    • Analyse and interpret rock engineering data and information to identify changes in the production environment, defects and safety risks, while conducting regular inspections and ensure problems are addressed proactively and aligned with Rock Engineering requirements
    • Develop quality controls to ensure alignment of operational rock engineering interventions, systems and processes with standardization requirements as well as policies, procedures and operating standards
    • As a Rock Engineer you will maintain stakeholder relationships, successful teamwork and manage the continuous improvement of the Rock Engineering function.
    • This role is in the mining department at Band 6 and reports to the Technical Services Manager and Principal Rock Engineer.


    • BSC Degree / Graduate Diploma in Mining Engineering or a related Science field (NQF 7/8).
    • Rock Mechanics Certificate

    Required Experience

    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Rock Engineering in the Mining Industry.
    • The role is appointed in terms of section 14.1.8 of the Mine Health and Safety Act.
    • Registered as a Rock Engineer with SANIRE
    • Chamber of Mines Certificate in Strata Control
    • Computer Literacy (MS Office and relevant Rock Engineering Packages)

    Additional information:
    What we offer

    • When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, but more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We are a large, successful multinational company – and we are still growing all the time.

    Who we are?

    • Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

    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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