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Shaft Rock Engineer (Rock Engineering / Metalliferous / Mining / Blasting / Rock Mechanic) – North West, South Africa

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Shaft Jobs
South Africa
South Africa All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
Market Related
CA Mining
Job Ref:
142 2610 MHU

Job Description: 
The Shaft Rock Engineer is accountable for the implementation and coordination of rock engineering interventions and processes as well as the application of systems and processes aligned to best practices to optimise safe extraction through advice and support. This position reports directly in to the Rock Engineer Manager.

  • Ensure effective Rock Engineering service delivery and support to Mining and Mining Engineering: Effectively monitor and control rock engineering activities
  • Ensure adherence to organisational best practice and legislative requirements: Guide and develop practices in line with strata control practices, principles, standardisation requirements and operating standards
  • Actively participate in creating a safe mining environment: Provide input into the development of safety standards, processes, policies and procedures
  • Maintain effective stakeholder relationships: Build effective relationships through mutual respect and two way communication
  • People Management: Ensure team members have an Individual Performance Agreement and Development Plan in place and that it is updated timeously
  • Continuous  improvement  of  the  Rock  Engineering  function: Review  and  analyse  the  effectiveness  of  operational rock engineering interventions, systems and processes and conduct regular trend analysis and fault finding

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • NQF 6 (Diploma or Advanced Certificate) or NQF 7 (Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma) mining related qualification will be advantageous
  • At least 3 - 5 years’ experience within a metalliferous mining environment, of which between 1 - 3 year should   have been in a supervisory
  • Mine Overseers Certificate of Competency advantageous
  • Chamber of Mines’ Rock Mechanics Certificate
  • Blasting Certificate advantageous

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent role
Closing Date:

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