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Mamatwan Mine – Officer Authority to work wanted: APPLY HERE

Mamatwan Mine – Officer Authority to work wanted: APPLY HERE

Hotazel, Northern Cape
Date: 08-Jul-2019

Location: Hotazel, Northern Cape, ZA, 8490

Company: South32 Group Operations Pty. Ltd.

About South32

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. We produce bauxite, alumina, aluminium, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc at our operations in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. We are also the owner of a high-grade zinc, lead and silver development option in North America and have several partnerships with junior explorers with a focus on base metals.

Our purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people’s lives now and for generations to come.

We are trusted by our owners and partners to realise the potential of their resources.

Our South African Manganese mines are found in the manganese rich Kalahari Basin, in the country’s Northern Cape, which is home to 80 per cent of the world’s manganese ore body.


The purpose of this role is to ensure alignment and compliance to the Authority to Work process for the mine.


Serious contenders will have Grade 12 with Mathematics and/or Science or N3 Technical Certificate together with a valid Trade Test certificate or mining/processing qualification and a minimum of 3 years experience as an artisan, miner or specialist in mining and processing environment;
Valid Driver’s License is essential;
Previous supervisory experience and 1SAP knowledge is advantageous;
Knowledge and experience of surface mining operation will be advantageous. Includes Sinter -, DMS -, Ore Prep plants and Logistics.


The key function of the ATW officer is to validate criteria required to perform activities in the respective plant area and ensure a reasonably practicable approach to assure a safe outcome is maintained;
To accept plant/equipment handover from plant owners and to ensure that the risk management processes have been followed before approving work to commence;
This includes verification that permit conditions have been met, personnel are adequately trained and equipped, and the plant conditions allow for work to proceed safely in line with our well-designed work principles;
Accept the plant after work is completed and to hand back to production;
Manage interaction (clashes) between workgroups and governing high-risk work permits issued;
Update the area hazard boards to reflect worksite risks;
Audit the Authority to Work process to verify compliance.

Our culture

At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.

We aspire to be an inclusive organization, where our workforce reflects the broader demographic of the countries and communities where we operate.

South32 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.

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Source: Indeed

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