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8 Jul 2022

PermanentJob Position for Strata Officer Required

Middelburg Mine Services – Posted by JobPlace24 Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Job Description

Job Position for Strata Officer Required

Location: Mpumalanga
Job Type: Permanent
Company/Employer: Middelburg Mine Services
Job Title: Job Position for Strata Officer Required

Vacancy Details

When applying, please submit a PDF version of your CV together with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of your ID, Drivers and qualifications.



  • The role:
  • Responsible and accountable for the provision of aggregated special Rock Engineering core skills and knowledge. Facilitating and executing Rock Engineering support functions to enable Operations to focus on HSE, cost and volumes

The duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Comply with and ensure adherence to safety regulations
  • Adhere to corporate governance implementation
  • Assisting in the draft, review and maintenance of all identified relevant Rock Engineering standards
  • Personal compliance to the Ground Control Plan
  • Assisting in the detailed design and sequencing of Rock Engineering activities to be performed by the Operations function
  • Report Operational Rock Engineering performance achieved and compliance to detailed plan
  • Report any relevant Rock Engineering standard changes into Asset/ Operations
  • Collection of Geotechnical information from field observation.
  • Draft 1SAP reports as identified and specified

You will need:

  • Engineering or Natural Sciences Qualification (BSc Geology/ BSc/ BEng Mining/ Civil/ Natural Sciences) – NQF Level 7
  • Strata Control Certificate (Coal)
  • A minimum 3 years’ experience in coal mining
  • English Proficiency
  • Computer literacy in MS Office
  • Code B driver’s license
  • In possession of valid Certificate of Fitness or be able to obtain one
  • Relevant mining environmental legislation


  • Student/Associate member of SANIRE
  • Rock Breaking/Blasting Certificate
  • Practical Rock Engineering exposure
  • Ref No: MMS032/22GS
  • Closing date: 21 July 2022


  • Please use Google Chrome as default browser when applying to enable the attachment of documents.
  • A CV with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of relevant qualifications, together with ID document & valid driver’s license must be accompanied with your application.
  • Appointments will be made in line with Employment Equity targets.
  • All applicants are thanked for their interest.
  • Applications which have not been responded to within 30 days of closing date should be regarded as unsuccessful.
  • Communication will be with shortlisted candidates only.


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