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  • Posted: Aug 16, 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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    Shaft Ventilation Engineer

    Job Description:

    The focus areas for this role will be to:

    • Ensure that legal requirements, group standards and policies are adhered to, achieve legal compliance ventilation/Occupational hygiene including risk assessment and auditing processes. 

    • Design, implement and manage total effective Ventilation and Occupational Hygiene strategies and systems and coordinate ventilation and occupational hygiene services. 

    • Set daily, weekly and monthly Ventilation and Occupational Hygiene standards and targets.

    • Responsible for medium term Ventilation and Occupational Hygiene planning (at least 5 years).

    • Determine the need for Ventilation and Occupational Hygiene policies, procedures and standards in conjunction with Manager.

    • Interpreting and act on Ventilation and Occupational Hygiene related legislation.

    • Provide Ventilation and Occupational Hygiene expertise when problems occur and advise on changes to plans, schedules, procedures and standards to minimize the effect of unexpected or unsafe work practices.

    • Report and advise on ventilation and occupational hygiene findings and trends. 

    • Define Ventilation and Occupational Hygiene training needs, discipline and guidance of employees within agreed parameters and procedures.

    • Participate in projects and the effective management thereof and management of resources and assets including budget and cost containment.

    This role is in the MRM department at a Band 6 level reporting to the Chief Ventilation Engineer.  


    You will be required to have: 

    • Grade 12 

    • Chamber of Mines (COM) - Certificate in Mine Environmental Control.

    • Member of the Ventilation Society of South Africa.

    • Extensive computer literacy in MS Office, SAP, Vuma 3D and Ventsim. 

    Knowledge, skills and experience required: 

    • Qualified as Ventilation professional and occupational hygienist with five years post-qualification experience in ventilation. 

    • Competent as 5.1(1), 9.2(2), 16.1(1) (MHSA) and chapter 12.1 (MHSA) as Occupational Hygiene Practitioner. 

    • Formal training or practical experience in: Occupational Health legislation, Management system formulation and implementation, Hazard identification and risk assessment, Palladium and other specialised technical programs. 

    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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