Mineral Resources Practitioner
National Appointments
Steelpoort, Mpumalanga, ZA
12d ago
source : JobVine

Our client, a leading Chrome Mining Group is looking for an experienced and qualified Mineral Resources Practitioner - Strata Control person at the facility in Steelpoort.


The incumbent will be responsible to identify and locate geological features and make support recommendations, to investigate Fall of Ground occurrences and adverse rock conditions in a safe manner and make support recommendations, to utilise his / her skills and knowledge and apply it within provided Strata Control systems, processes, policies, procedures and resources to meet the short-

term demands in a defined area as determined by the HOD, take cognisance of Mine Health, Safety and Environmental standards and procedures, recognising applicable legislation and best practice principles.

The ultimate goal and aim is to perform the daily activities in his / her defined area, in a responsible manner, with quality and quantity of work as priority.

Assess operations and procedures carried out by production personnel underground i.e.

cutting of pillars, barring and making safe, introduction of new support unit, etc.SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND QUALITYComply with SHEQ requirements (SHEQ Toolbox)Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to initiate, investigate and report SHEQ statusCUSTOMERSEnsure Customer SatisfactionBUSINESS PROCESSESGeological Features : Identify geological features by means of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)Locate unstable geological featuresDetermine size, type and location of supportConduct rock related monthly risk assessmentsRock Mechanics Report : Issue Rock Mechanics support recommendations : Indicate type and standard of temporary and permanent supportSelection of support type based on rock mass assessment in the excavationsSupport Audit : Conduct the Support AuditIdentify non-

conforming supports and make recommendations for corrective actionFall-Of-Ground : Investigate Fall Of Ground (FOG) occurrences and make recommendations for corrective actionRQD Analysis : Conduct Rock Quality Designation (RQD) analysis of borehole coresPoint Load Test and UCS : Determine Point Load and calculate Uniaxial Compressive Strength (UCS)Training : Conduct on the job training on geological hazards in the workplace Regularly


Minimum qualifications : Practical Strata Control Certificate (COM)Minimum of 3 years experience in Mining

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