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STRATA CONTROL OFFICER - 336989
STRATA CONTROL OFFICER
Engineering / Mining / Industrial
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Duties & Responsibilities
The Strata Control Officer position is responsible for identification of ground conditions with appropriate support recommendation and ensuring compliance to specification for ground control Strategies. This includes the present development ends.
Key responsibilities will include:
Maintaining damage and geotechnical mapping (Adam Tech) to be used in heading rehabilitation,
Identification of areas requiring extra support installed and in the calibration of numerical and empirical modelling.
Ensuring adherence to SHEQ standards.
Quality control of the installed support system, which includes analysing all the
information acquired during the pull-resting of roof bolts, grouting and tensioning of
the anchors, shotcrete thickness measurements and quality of spraying.
Shotcrete quality checks from the Batch Plant; including investigation on deviations
Trailing new product available in the market with potential for maximum
performance at reduced cost.
Ensuring that all Headings scheduled for Support rehabilitation are actioned to the
Carrying out quality control check of the rehabilitation works
Sound understanding of geotechnical issues pertaining to underground mining Good understanding of hard-rock
Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to fault find and provide guidance to problem solving
Desired Experience & Qualification
BSc Engineering/ BSc Geology/Mathematics/Physics (Hons), B-tech/Bsc in Mining Engineering o Chamber of Mines Strata Control Certificate
Chamber of mines Rock Mechanics papers (advantageous).
Three years in a hard rock underground mining environment
Advanced Computer literacy (MS Office, Map3D, Examined 2D & 3D, J Block and other Geotechnical Software Packages).