Supervisor Survey Underground - Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited, Limpopo

  • Limpopo
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Mining
  • Posted by Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited on Friday, July 12, 2019
  • Reference: 1581218
  • Apply before Friday, July 26, 2019 - 6 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure all inputs and survey outputs from quality computed survey data is timeously processed and available for sharing with various project disciplines and stakeholders.
  • Identifying and resolving technical hardware and software conflicts.
  • Supervise and prioritising survey resources and activities in support of the project schedules.
  • Transferring skill shortages to the survey team members reporting to you.
  • Maintaining and improving safety, health and environmental standards and practices.  

Required Skills

  • surveying : 1 to 2 years

Candidate Requirements

Intrinsic Qualities: 

  • A team leader who is self-motivated, results orientated and a well-organized individual with good communication and interpersonal skills, fit to work in a multi-culture project environment.
  • Critical in driving schedules to requirements, controlling multiple activities simultaneously. 
  • Advanced analytical skills required with an appetite to perform best within tight schedules.
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Chamber of Mines’ Advance Surveying Certificate & National Diploma Mine Surveying
  • Minimum of 5 years’ practical experience in underground mine surveying of which a minimum of 2 years should have been in a trackless environment.
  • Having a track record as a supervisor for a mine survey section, previous acting as 17.2.a will be advantageous.
  • A partial completed GCC would be advantageous
  • Proficient in Excel at an advanced level of competency.
  • Experienced user in Geovia Surpac, 3D Reshaper or relevant CAD software.
  • SAP knowledge essential
This position reports to: Superintendent Apply before Friday, July 26, 2019 - 6 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited

Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of Palabora Mining Company Ltd,is a copper mine that also operates a smelter and refinery complex based in the town of Phalaborwa, in South Africa's Limpopo Province. The mine owes its origins to a unique rock formation in the region known as the Palabora Igneous Complex.

Palabora has been operational since its incorporation in 1956 and is the country's major producer of refined copper, producing approximately 45 000 tonnages of copper per annum. Palabora Copper is South Africa's sole producer of refined copper, which it supplies mainly to the local market and export the balance. Whilst copper forms the base-load of its business, Palabora also mines and exports other by-products such as Magnetite, Vermiculite Sulphuric acid, anode slimes and nickel sulphate.

More than a mine
Located directly adjacent to the world-renowned eco-tourism attraction, the Kruger National Park, Palabora coordinates several onsite wildlife management and cultural heritage programmes as part of its ongoing sustainability drive. The company also collaborates closely with various communities in the Ba-Phalaborwa district to boost economic development and alleviate poverty.