Superintendent Ventilation - Wessels Mine Northern Cape

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: South Africa - Hotazel


Purpose of the role will range from Managing staff, Mine ventilation planning, conducting workplace over-inspections, and investigations to identifying root causes within business processes and developing systemic solutions to eliminate reoccurrence.  


  • Serious contenders will have a Degree/BTECH/National Diploma in Mining Engineering with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing an Occupational Health and Hygiene Program and Ventilation network of an underground mine of which 2 years at least in a supervisory capacity;
  • Extensive experience in an Underground Trackless Mining environment is essential;
  • Mine Environmental Control certificate is essential;
  • Blasting ticket will be advantageous;
  • Experience in ventilation simulation programmes (VUMA and/or VENTSIM) is advantageous;
  • Be in possession of a hygiene qualification or studying towards it will be added advantage.


  • Develop, implement and verify operational controls that would ensure compliance to Fatal Risk Control Standards and other South32 HSE requirements;
  • Develop, implement and maintain an up to date risk register of catastrophic risks, preventative and mitigating controls and conduct inspections and audits to ensure execution of control measures to reduce and eliminate risks;
  • Implement systems to review external incidents and conduct investigations into incidents on site to determine root causes;
  • Conduct workplace inspections to monitor compliance to legal/statutory requirements and identify gap closing action plans with the intent of ensuring that risks are identified and appropriately addressed to retain license to operate;
  • Provide in-depth analysis on HSE data and in conjunction with other business indicators to continuously improve HMM’s HSE standards to achieve a zero harm organization.


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