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Senior Inspector of Mines (SOG/ST 7)
Job SummaryThe incumbent is responsible for the island-wide inspection of mines and quarries to ensure compliance with the Mining Act, the Mining, Safety and Health Regulations and the Quarries Control Act.
- Supervises Inspectors;
- Participates in the organization’s planning process and ensures the work of the unit is carried out according to plan and agreed targets are achieved;
- Represents the organization at meetings, conferences and other functions as directed.
- Supervises the performance of safety inspections and housekeeping inspections of all bauxite and non-bauxite mining, alumina processing and major quarry facilities, in accordance to the Mining Safety and Health Regulations of 1977 and oversees the preparation of the report;
- Oversees the investigation of all reported fatalities and lost time accidents occurring at all bauxite and non-bauxite mining, alumina processing and quarry facilities and oversees the preparation of the report;
- Hosts enquiries into all reported fatalities occurring at all bauxite and non-bauxite mining, alumina processing and quarry facilities and oversees the preparation of the report;
- Receives reports of accidents occurring at all bauxite and non-bauxite mining, alumina processing and quarry facilities and oversees the maintenance a database of records of these reports;
- Co-ordinates the preparation of an annual report which analyzes all accidents and safety standards at all bauxite and non-bauxite mining, alumina processing and quarry facilities for the previous year;
- Assists in hosting an annual function seeking to award outstanding safety performances during the previous year to bauxite and non-bauxite mining, alumina processing and quarry facilities.
- Manages the welfare and development of supervisees through the preparation of performance appraisals and recommendation of required training and development programmes;
- Provides leadership to supervisees through effective objective setting, delegation and communication;
- Provides guidance to staff through coaching, mentoring and training, providing assistance and support as needed;
- Ensures that staff is aware of and adhere to the policies, procedures and regulations of the Division and the Ministry;
- Approves leave based on established guidelines and recommends appointments and disciplinary action.
- Ability to communicate effectively, verbal and written
- Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
- Excellent time management skills
- Good planning and organizing skills
- Good negotiation skills
- Good analytical thinking
- Knowledge in the use of computer and relevant applications
- Knowledge of the Mining Act, Mining Regulations, and Quarries Control Act Knowledge of mining engineering
- Knowledge of process engineering Good negotiating skills
- Good conflict resolution skills
Minimum Required Qualification and Experience
- Bachelor of Science in earth Sciences or other related scientific field;
- Four (4) years’ experience in activities pertaining to mining and quarrying.
Salary range $1,734,656 - $2,061,961 per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post.
Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.