Mine Engineer (Ref: KHME)

Position in the Engineering sector in Limpopo - Limpopo
Posted On Friday 18 February 2022
Job Description:

Our client, a large mining house situated west of Burgersfort seeks Mine Engineer to lead the engineering team.


Main job function

Lead the Engineering team in providing a totally integrated Engineering function to the Mine operations, and processes to exceed current production targets and reduce costs to the company and to ensure compliance of provisions of the Mine Health and Safety Act, Minerals Act, and it’s Regulations.


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  Monitor Mine Engineering legal compliance of all Regulations, Acts, Procedures, Standards, Codes of practices and instructions.

  Advise management on corrective actions to ensure compliance.

  Implement / maintain the Mine Safety Management System.

  Conduct departments H & S Meetings.

  Assist with the provision and guidance with training on all relevant Engineering procedures, COP’s, Standards, DMR guidelines and regulations to management and employees.

  Advise and consult with Management team on all Health Safety and Environmental matters.

  Assist with and conduct investigations and make recommendations to management on the prevention of similar accidents.

  Conduct legal inspections and submit reports to management on deviations and good practices observed.

  Assist with the compilation of risk assessments.

  Consult with Management Team on all Engineering Health Safety and Environmental matters.

  Accompany DMR Inspectors on visits.

  Assist tin DMR accident enquiries.

  Follow up on engineering audit reports, action plans and incident reports.

  Attend monthly Health, Safety and Environmental Meetings


  B.Sc Electrical/Mechanical or National Diploma and government certificate of competency (GCC) (Mechanical/Electrical)

  Minerals Act Regulations (14.1) appointment


  Code 08 driver’s license

  Must be declared medically fit.

  English proficiency

  Computer literacy

  At least 10 years experience in production engineering environment, of which at least 8 years experience should be as and appointed Engineer in a senior management position.

  Underground mining experience is essential

  Project Management

  Management Development Programme

  Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Control

  Presentation and Facilitation Skills


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.


Please contact Kay Henderson