Aug 03, 2021

HRD Officer Engineering (Winding Engine Driver)

  • Anglo American Platinum
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Reference Id: REF14052W

Company Description:
Join us as an HRD Officer Engineering - Winding Engine Driver where you will be responsible for the execution of legal and mandatory practical skills training at the mining/process operations. This role is at our Rustenburg Offices.

You’ll look after our most important resource. Our people.

People are at the heart of our business and HR in Anglo American seeks to provide the Group with a capable and engaged workforce within a culture that fosters safety, inclusion, innovation and performance. In this we will create a sustainable competitive advantage for our organisation.


Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialised applications that improve lives across the world, from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.

Job Description:
This role is responsible for the execution of legal and mandatory practical engineering (Winding Engine Driver) skills training at the mining/process operations for AC/DC (Alternating Current and Direct Current) winders.

You will implement the skills learning delivery system, plan & schedule winding engine driver, onsetter and banksman skills training processes and conduct & evaluate legal refresher training.

Some of the key training and development responsibilities in this role will be:

Monitor rock / Man winder for any problems according to procedure, i.e.
Operating winding engines according to shaft schedule in conjunction with the Banksman/ Onsetter training
Operating Winders for service operations according to standards and procedures
Visual inspection of working area is carried out to ensure workplace is safe
Performs coaching and on-the-job training of Learner WED and Learner Onsetters / banksman as well as newly appointed Winding Engine Drivers when required
Conduct and evaluate Winding Engine Driver refresher/induction training with all shaft personal
Slinging material/abnormal loads in shaft and shaft examination procedures and methods
Operating a double drum AC or DC (Alternating Current and Direct Current) winder and operating dynamic braking systems
Brake testing, Clutching in and out procedures and shaft communication systems
Compliance with the Mine Health and Safety Act (including Sect. 54/55 and learning from incidents) and compliance in terms of MQA and QCTO requirements
Ensuring that procedures and standards implemented in training are executed
This role is at ourRustenburg Offices in the Human Resource Development Department, at a D1 level reporting to the to the HRD Coordinator Engineering.

Grade 12 with Mathematics and/or Science or equivalent
Assessor certificate
Moderator certificate
Valid Winding Engine Driver Certificate
DMR (Dep of mineral resources/ MQA Onsetter certificate
Proof of formal training (MQA learnership contract)


Minimum 3 years’ experience as winding engine driver on foot plate

Additional requirements:

Travel will be required to our operational sites on frequent basis
Driver License and Own transport / travelling reimbursement according to travel policy is provided
Proficient in English language
Medical fitness certificate

Additional information:
What we offer

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Who we are?

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfil their potential.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer

Background checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.


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