Senior Inspector of Mines Vacancy At Department of Mineral Resources

Are you looking for a position as an Inspector of Mines? Do you already have a few years of prior experience? Then the Senior Inspector of Mines vacancy at Department of Mineral Resources may be just the perfect job opening for you. The qualified incumbent will be placed in the North-West region, Klerksdorp. Please quote the reference number of this post, DMR/19/0028, within your application form.

Job Summary

Department of Mineral Resources
Department of Mineral Resources

This vacant position offers an attractive level 12 salary that is worth R 826 053 annually (all inclusive package). In order to be eligible for this job, all interested candidates must fulfil the minimum educational requirement which is a Senior Certificate coupled with a Government Certificate of Competency in Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering. This qualification should also be accompanied by appropriate experience in the Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate or Mining Industry.

Additionally, the Senior Inspector of Mines vacancy at Department of Mineral Resources also requires applicants to have the following competencies and skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Mine Health and Safety Act
  • Deep knowledge of mine equipment used on all types of surface, mines and underground
  • Knowledge of boilers, winders, chairlifts and elevators
  • Sound knowledge of Labour relations and human resources
  • Leading, planning and organisation skills
  • High level management risk assessment skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to communicate in writing and verbally at all levels to public and mine officials on the Mine Health and Safety Act along with matters regarding types of mine equipment used in the mining industry
  • Ability to analyse workload as well as work related issues and to draft and apply a strategy to ensure an improvement
  • Creativity
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Key Performance Areas:

  • Enforce adherence to the Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (act number 29 of 1996)
  • Render audits and inspections
  • Render inquiries and investigations into incidents and accidents
  • Provide inputs on regional action plans to develop strategies needed to monitor legal compliance by mines
  • Provide support and assistance in the promotion of health and safety in the mining industry
  • Play a role in the formulation of health and safety legislation, guidelines and other regulatory mechanisms
  • Take part in tripartite structures and develop strategies toward the promotion of tripartism in the mining industry
  • Handle the regional offices and office controls
  • Develop and support a transformation process in the regional office
  • Support, manage, train and supervise subordinates

Job Application

The appointment of the Senior Inspector of Mines vacancy at Department of Mineral Resources is subject to pre-medical examination of fitness. Applicants must also be in possession of a code 08 driver’s license. Coloureds, woman, Indians and people with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Your application must include:

  • Z83 application form
  • A CV
  • Proof of citizenship for non-RSA citizens
  • Certified copies of qualifications, driver’s license and ID
  • A SAQA evaluation report of foreign qualifications if any

Submit your application no later than April 5, 2019 via post to: The DirectorGeneral, Department of Mineral Resources, Private Bag X59, Arcadia, 0007

Or, alternatively, you may also hand deliver it to: Trevenna Campus, corner Meintjies and Francis Baard Street, former Schoeman.

For more information, please refer to: Mr W Motlhamme Tel No: (018) 487 4316

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