Control Room Operator – Phola Flotation Plant

Job Description


The position will be based at the Phola Flotation Plant close to Ogies in Mpumalanga.


The purpose of this position is to continuously monitor all process parameters to ensure safe and effective operation of the production plant according to operating procedures and standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Control and monitor all process equipment through information received from the Scada system
  • Act promptly on process defects as indicated by the Scada system
  • Coordinate Process Operators and Attendants on the shift to act promptly on process defects
  • Report abnormal and unusual conditions immediately

  • Monitor and record process parameters such as flows, pressures, levels, and temperatures to ensure effective operation
  • Interact and communicate with all process and engineering staff
  • On instruction call-out appropriate maintenance staff
  • Complete production log-sheets
  • Perform general housekeeping duties

Qualification Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • National Certificate Mineral Processing Level 2 or equivalent Mineral Processing Qualification will be advantageous

Experience and Skills Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Process Operator
  • Flotation experience will be advantageous
  • English language proficiency
  • Computer literacy
  • Scada system knowledge
  • Time management skills

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