Job Advert Summary
PURPOSE: • To ensure effective and efficient ventilation and occupational hygiene services
QUALIFICATIONS: • N Dip: Environmental Management (Essential/Minimum) • Int Cert in Mine Environmental Control (Essential/Minimum) • Skills Program: Competent Person A (Recommended/Desirable) • Skills Program: Gas Testing (Recommended/Desirable) • Certificate First Line Management (Recommended/Desirable) EXPERIENCE: 5 years Experience within the Ventilation and Occupational Hygiene fields at an underground coal mine Importance: Essential/Minimum Involvement: Operational REQUIREMENTS: • Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum) • Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum)
• Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa (Essential/Minimum)
Duties & Responsibilities
The incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following: Best Practice and Knowledge Management • Oversee ventilation and occupational hygiene department operations, lamp room and change houses • Ensure environment conditions are designed to be safe and a system for monitoring is in place, including ventilation and occupational hygiene engineering systems • Establish a system to understand and mitigate occupational hygiene and ergonomic hazards Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA) Section 12 • Audit individual shafts to ensure compliance to Mine Health and Safety Act, Group guidelines and Mine standards Compliance, Governance and Assurance • Render professional customer support services • Liaise with medical staff regarding state of working conditions on operations • Communicate with clients and direct superior to share information on duties performed Financial Support Services • Assist in design and implementation of total effective long term ventilation/occupational hygiene strategies and systems • Responsible for long term Life of Mine (LOM) ventilation planning (in excess of 5 years) • Ventilation engineering design model-up and reviews of design at shaft to ensure appropriate working conditions at mining faces/operational areas • Contribute to cost savings by effective management of materials and resources by adhering to prescribed operational requirements Safe and Healthy Work Environment • Maintain and ensure a healthy environment, safe operations and practices, ensuring compliance with all applicable Safety Health and Environmental (SHE) policies and procedures in line with set standards • Encourage a culture that focuses on safety in all operations Behavioural Alignment Demonstrates the following: • Creativity, collaboration, sociable and awareness to the ecosystem • Stewardship, accountability, ability to develop trust, safety conscious and ethical • Ability to respond quickly to business needs/agility, flexibility, continuous learning, innovation and proven ability to experiment on creative business solutions • Ability to be inclusive, eagerness for multiple skills, embraces multiple cultures, accepts different approaches and be human-centric/empathetic • Results oriented, quality driven, excellence, entrepreneurial abilities, efficient and effective The appointment will be made in accordance with Exxaro’s Employment Equity policy. If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.