OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF MINES
Announcement Date: September 5, 2016
Position: Mine Inspector II
Salary: Commensurate based upon expertise
Location: Home base area: West/southwest Oklahoma
Announcement Closing Date: September 30, 2016
- Make periodic and unexpected inspections of mine sites to verify operations are according to established mine plan and in compliance with health and safety regulations.
- Statewide Travel approximately 80% of work week.
- Review permits, reclamation plans, and applications as submitted.
- Maintain files on all mines sites in assigned area including inspection logs and mine site progress.
- Investigate citizen complaints of non-compliance and issue violation notices, cessation orders and advise on appropriate enforcement actions when necessary.
- Collect and preserve evidence for enforcement actions and document facts of violations.
- Prepare and present evidence in cases at hearings when necessary.
- Prepare reports and required documentation within given time frame.
- Investigate accidents or fatalities, document evidence and prepare report concerning the incident.
- Advise Minerals Administrator of all situations requiring technical assistance.
- Perform other duties as required by the Minerals Administrator.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Moderate physical activity to inspect mine sites including walking and standing on unpaved, rough terrain.
- Skill in maintaining effective working relationships in a clear and tactful manner with government representatives, private industry representatives and private citizens.
- Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner in both written and oral manner.
- Ability to read and interpret law, regulations and industry standard rules.
- Working knowledge of wordprocessing applications.
- A valid Oklahoma driver’s license with a good driving record.
- Current State of Oklahoma surface mine supervisor card
- Complete and Pass the State of Oklahoma Blasting Certification
- Any one of the following:
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a natural science, health and safety, environment protection or reclamation.
- An Associates degree and 2 years of field experience in an applicable industry.
- Four years experience in an applicable industry in an inspection capacity with specialized training in health and safety and/or reclamation and blasting.
To apply for this position, please submit State of Oklahoma employment application, cover letter and resume to: Confidential Documents; Personnel Office, Oklahoma Department of Mines, 2315 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 213, Oklahoma City, OK, 73106 or submit in electronic format to: firstname.lastname@example.org AA/EEO Employer