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Mine Overseer Technical Assistant
Posted date [2018-Dec-01] (ID: 70704)

Our client, a leading Chrome Mining Group is looking for an experienced and qualified Mine Overseer Technical Assistant for their facility in Steelpoort in Mpumalanga.



The incumbent will be responsible to optimize the mining operation and to continuously improve current practices, methods, equipment and processes in order to exceed current production targets and reduce costs to the company and to ensure compliance of provisions of the Mine Health & Safety Act, Minerals Act and its regulations.

Manage SHEQ compliance within the Section through effective use of the Toolbox

Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to initiate, investigate and report SHEQ status


Manage the Section:

Ensure an enabling climate/culture

Manage labour stability by minimising labour turnover

Labour complement in line with budget

Achieve HDSA/Female targets for the Section

Manage performance against set targets and competencies

Ensure IDP’s are linked to performance results and implemented as per plan

Conduct career discussions and implement actions with all identified talent (quarterly)

Ensure discipline is maintained (absenteeism, lateness, overtime, misconduct, etc.)

Coach and counsel people to ensure improved performance levels

Conduct recruitment interviews

Ensure Customer Satisfaction


Mining Management:

Assist in the control, management and direction of the underground working of the mine


Strategic Planning:

Assist with the compiling of the Mine Strategic Plan (1-5 years)

Accurately forecast & control mining & scheduling of mining and shutdown work according to the defined mining & engineering requirements


Tactical Planning:

Control the Tactical Plan (< 1 year)


Maintenance Management:

Jointly define annual service level agreements with site maintenance personnel

Put systems and controls in place that will ensure that the site is maintained:

at specified performance and within prescribed technical & legal requirements, that will permit a safe and environmentally acceptable operation, and to meet the required production-rated capacity at minimum life cycle costs

Manage Continuous Improvement through Operational Excellence

Manage the Section costs



Mine Overseer Certificate of Competency for Scheduled Mines

5 years trackless mining experience, at least 3 years’ experience as mine overseer

Minerals Act Regulation (2.14.1) appointment

Job Title Mine Overseer Technical Assistant
Post Details
Posted By National Appointments
Job Function Mine Overseer Duties
Start Date Asap
Salary Negotiable depending on experience
Location Steelpoort
Phone No 0827907022
Email nationalapp(at)
Deadline 2018-Dec-14
Region Location -> Mpumalanga
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Mining

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