FQM Strata Control Officer Jobs in Zambia

FQM Strata Control Officer Jobs in Zambia

Overall Job Purpose

• Responsible and accountable for providing strata control services and support to the Mining Operations Department to ensure safety and optimal ore extraction.

• They implement and apply strata control measures within the assigned area of the business. .

Specific Job Responsibility

• Conduct slope performance audits

• Gathering pit geotechnical data and information through mapping and logging

• Installation, maintenance and management of slope stability monitoring devices

• Observing and determining geology and mining practices / conditions

• Identifying potential bench failure modes (kinematic analyses in Dips)

• Overseeing and reviewing the tasks and activities of the Rock Engineering Observers

• Investigating slope instability issues

• Capturing and representing data and information in line with organisational and stakeholder requirements

• Accurate and timeous reporting of data and information

• Recommending on the safety and productivity of the mining environment

• Adherence to rock engineering practices and principles

• Adherence to standardization requirements, policies, procedures and operating standards related to strata control services and support

• Resolving or escalating operational strata control related queries or breakdowns declared

• Reviewing and analysing effectiveness of operational strata control processes

• Reviewing strata control data and information

• Participating in the identification of defects and improvement opportunities

• Improving strata control processes

• Successful teamwork and collaboration with stakeholders

• Coaching and on-the-job training to Rock Engineering Observers

• Adherence to organisational and legislative safety requirements.

Job Specific Competencies

• Intermediate computer
skills (Microsoft Office & Pronto)

• Application of Automated systems and Technologies (Numerical Modelling Packages, RADAR software, applications and troubleshooting, Sirovision)

• Data extraction and capturing

• Data gathering and integration

• Data interpretation

• Data representation and presentation

• Factual reasoning

• Able to visualise and conceptualise 3D drawings and pit layouts

• Decision making

• Report writing skills

• Planning and organising

• Time management

• Prioritising

• Multi-tasking

• Analytical thinking

• Conceptual thinking

• Cross-discipline integration

• Problem solving skills

• Attention to detail

• Speed, accuracy and precision

Experience required to perform in this job

• At least 2 years’ experience in a hard rock open pit mining environment.

• Practical knowledge within the mining industry


• Grade 12 certificate with Maths and Science

• South Africa Chamber of Mines Strata Control Certificate

• Blasting Licence may be advantageous

• SADC Driver’s License

• Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering, Geological Engineering or Civil Engineering

How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Overall Title

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