The ideal applicant will meet the following requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Chamber of Mines advanced certificate in Mine Environmental Control

  • Professional registration as an Occupational Hygienist with the Southern African Institute for Occupational Hygiene (SAIOH) including a Certificate in Mine Environmental Control which is the statuary qualification required for legal appointment

  • Mine ventilation planning qualification

  • RED ticket - medical certificate of fitness

  • Diploma / Degree in Occupational Hygienist

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Computer efficient (Microsoft Office suite as a minimum)


  • At least 8-10 years’ experience in Occupational Hygiene and in mine ventilation

  • Sound knowledge of the MH & SA, OHS Act, Ventilation and Hygiene regulations and,

  • Competent in use of Ventsim software

Skills and abilities:

  • Ability to operate without supervision and to work under pressure

  • Be a self-starter and able to work according to deadlines

  • Integrity, reliable and ethical

  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills. Skills to manage a culturally diverse workforce

  • Valid certificate of fitness

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all functions related to the Ventilation and Occupational Hygiene department

  • Create, implement and maintain systems, programmes and procedures to facilitate ventilation and occupational hygiene operational and legal compliance

  • Carry out and/or coordinate with the staff the required inspections and audits and report all matters concerning ventilation and occupational hygiene on a mine

  • Conduct and/or coordinate ventilation surveys and occupational hygiene sampling as required

  • Participate in investigations for occupational cases relating to ventilation and occupational hygiene in collaboration with the Clinic at the mine

  • Compile section ventilation layouts

  • Compile all required reports and documentations, both mandatory by the DMR or any other Competent Authority and internal at Kangra for the different Departments or Business Units

  • Manage contractors and consultants in the VOHE Department

  • Liaise with other stake holders including government departments, other departments at Kangra Coal, etc.

  • Attend the regulatory inspection by the Authorities (mostly DMR) and prepare and follow up action plans resulting from such inspections’ findings

Kangra Coal is a member of the Chamber of Mines and offers the following:

  • Market related package

  • Pension Fund

  • Medical Aid

  • Housing Allowance

  • Car Allowance

Interested parties should send a C.V. and copies of certificates to:

The Human Resources Department

E-mail: recruitment@kangracoal.co.za


Kangra Coal (Pty) Ltd is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and reserves the right not to make an appointment.

A shortlist will be compiled and selected applicants will be invited for an interview. If no response is received within one month, applicants may assume their applications to be unsuccessful. All original certificates and proof of experience must be produced at the interview.

Closing date: 24 May 2019