Overview

Mining Administrator Control Room Job at Samancor – in North West

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Coordinate Mining, Production and Engineering works done on shifts underground and to safely monitor and control the total operational function of the mine on each shift.


SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND QUALITY:

  • Participate and comply with SHEQ requirements (SHEQ Toolbox)

CUSTOMERS:

  • Ensure customer satisfaction.

Emergency Preparedness:

  • Initiate emergency procedures:
  • Accidents and Incidents
  • Injuries to person
  • Environmental Incidents
  • Flooding and Power failures
  • All other emergency situations
  • Organise ambulance, proto team, doctor etc.
  • Information sharing to line of supervisors
  • Liaise with all relevant medical teams (if required)

BUSINESS PROCESSES:

  • Monitor and control the underground mining environment, pumps, and dam levels
  • Network with LHD Operators, Team Leaders, Mining Supervisors and Mine Overseers regarding underground activities that may impact positively or negatively on production
  • Record and gather information on a breakdown / equipment failure
  • Monitor CBS boxes and direct maintenance operations to fix
  • Provide a central communication point for all emergencies
  • Liaise with Mining and Maintenance Supervisors and Operators
  • Communicate breakdowns during the shift

Able to monitor the fire/ smoke detectors on Scada system and report any anomalies as soon as possible

Analysis:

  • Analyse and interpret verbal radio communication and take corrective action
  • Analyse data to ensure optimal mining performance

Maintenance:

  • Report all mobile machines and conveyor belts breakdowns to the appropriate channel
  • Must be able to analise and identify problems with the CBS systems
  • Assist in maintaining CBS system

Reporting:

  • Complete the shift report and have it verified and approved
  • Shift clearance reports
  • Record and finalise all shift reports against targets
  • Maintain continuous communication with all operations (underground engineering and mining)
  • Keep records on production performance for the mine
  • Interact with the Mining Engineer daily regarding the production progress
  • Generate accurate reports and distribute them to relevant line managers

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Grade 12 / N3

Mining production is a prerequisite

Additional Qualifications:

  • 7 Years underground mining experience and 2 years supervisory experience
  • MS Windows
  • Blasting Certificate will be a definite advantage
  • Medical fitness as per organisational requirements

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Safety Awareness
  • Initiative
  • Managing Work
  • Results Orientation
  • Work Standards
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Contributing to team Success

Skills:

Knowledge:

  • Must be able to manage and identify problems with the Central Blasing System (CBS) system
  • As per Training Matrix

About Company

Company: Samancor –

Company Location:  North West

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