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Job title :Miner - Shaft Timberman (Ref: FIN327) Reference :143735
Company :Petra Diamonds (Pty) Ltd
Professional Sector : Industry Sector :
Location : No location given
Salary : 0.00 - 0.00
Applications open :2018-10-08Applications close :2018-10-14
Job Description

Petra Diamonds Limited is one of the world’s leading suppliers of rough diamonds and one of the largest independent diamond groups by resource. It’s a polished diamond we’re after for this role - an individual that clearly outshines his/her peers:
Finsch Diamond Mine

Finsch Diamond Mine is located in the town of Lime Acres which is situated 160km north west of Kimberley and 109km south of Kuruman in the Northern Cape.

Miner - Shaft Timberman
The incumbent will control the ore extraction process to ensure optimal utilisation of people and equipment to obtain production targets.
Tasks and responsibilities
: • Conduct general mining • Control the utilisation of allocated and other resources • Identify deviations or non-conformances, plan and implement corrective actions to ensure attainment of production plan • Install, maintain, support and remove temporary support in mining excavations • Monitor and maintain a safe and healthy working environment in the workplace • Perform risk assessments (activity based and mini) • Be responsible for collecting, handling, transporting and storing explosives if required • Be responsible for examining, making and declaring workplaces safe and healthy for work • Be responsible for planning, controlling, leading and organising repairs and breakdowns in the Shaft • Perform administrative duties to ensure record accuracy and availability, budget compliance, spares availability and HSE compliance • Ensure implementation and adherence to the Mine’s Health Safety and Environmental COPs, policies, procedures and legal requirements within the respective area of responsibility • Work overtime, standby and be available for call-outs should the need arise.
Minimum requirements: • Grade 12 or NQF Level 4 (relevant to position) • Valid Permanent Blasting Certificate for Scheduled Mines • Valid driver’s licence • 3 years’ underground experience as a miner (shaft experience will be an advantage – please indicate clearly on your CV) • Computer literate in MS Office suite • Completion of a Supervisory Development Programme will be an advantage.

Other skills/competencies: • Sound verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills in English • Initiating action • Planning (Ref. FIN327)

Finsch Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short-listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria. Preference will be given to candidates who reside within our host labour sending area of Kgatelopele (proof of residence may be requested).

Please complete an application form (available on http://www.petradiamonds.com/careers/current-vacancies) and forward, together with your CV, qualifications and ID, to e2-recruitment@petradiamonds.com or fax: 086 659 1334 by 14 October 2018. Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered. If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines: Toll-free: +27 31 571 5573; Freefax: +27 31 560 7395; E-mail: deloitte@tip-offs.com; FreePost: KZ 138, Umhlanga Rocks 4320; Website: www.tip-offs.com