Company Fraser Alexander
Published 23/10/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Mokopane / Potgietersrus, Limpopo, South Africa
Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations.

Fraser Alexander is a leading supplier of Mining services which include: Minerals Processing, Construction and Tailings. A solid and well respected brand in the mining services area is looking to attract key talents to add to its existing pool of highly sought after professionals.

Job Functions Supervisor
Industries Mining
To ensure that a number of tasks are carried out on site and on shift, with regard to Safety, Environment and Productivity, and to assist the Superintendent and other line managers with the efficient and effective running of the site. The Junior Operations Supervisor is the responsible supervisor on shift.

Business / Functional Management

Execute their operational and technical duties in line with organisational directives, as provided by the Superintendent or reporting line manager.

Support implementation of business initiatives as directed in their area.

Financial, Commercial & Contracts Management

Work with materials and equipment in a cost effective way, as per standard operating procedures and practice notes as directed by line manager.

Ensure full compliance to material usage requirements in executing of their duties.

Risk Management & Compliance, incl. ESG responsibility

Execute all duties in strict compliance to SHEQ policies, procedures and legislation, to ensure the company’s responsibility is met.

Comply with all reporting and information requirements, as set by the Superintendent.

Stakeholder Management (internal / external)

Ensure professional interaction with stakeholders, at operator to junior management level.

Maintain working relationships with support functions on site and at head office, as required to deliver in their section against standards.

Operations & Project Management

Facilitate daily/shift production meetings, and provide information as required as relating to their area.

Responsible for operational execution of work assigned to them, through delivery of their own tasks and duties, as well as supervision of the work for the team on shift.

Check drawings and quantities and ensure that the calculations are accurate for the work.

Management Operating System & Reporting

Report to Superintendent / Senior Superintendent on work progress.

Ensure all paperwork and posters are displayed on the site office wall and kept up to date.

Technical Management

Responsible for adherence to technical standards and work methods, for their section, in accordance with organisational and client requirements, policies, procedures and legislation.

SHEQ Management

Checking the sums are right on plans drawings and quantities and that all materials and work are to the specifications.

Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant (heavy machinery), agreeing prices and sticking to the documents supplied by the client.

Staff Management

Execute duties in full compliance of safety, training and health requirements.

Culture & Climate

Contribute to a culture of safety and continuous improvement for the duration of the project.


National Diploma in Civil or Mining / Metallurgical / Industrial Engineering or equivalent

B Tech in Civil or Mining / Metallurgical Engineering or equivalent preferred


At least 1 to 2 years’ experience working in a mining / tailings environment


Solid understanding of the Mining Industry with specific emphasis on Tailings business.

Knowledge and understanding of the national legislation, standards and bylaws applicable to Tailings business.

Excellent knowledge and understanding of technical and operational aspects core to the tailings industry.

First line supervision – management theory and application.

General computer skills (incl. Microsoft Computer Skills).

Communication & Interpersonal Skills.

No criminal records.

Medically fit.

Will be subjected to Dover and Pit license.

Job Closing Date 30/10/2020