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Supervisor Support

Klerksdorp, NW, South Africa
February 07, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae

Hendrik PJ van Heerden

Curriculum Vitae

Hendrik PJ van Heerden

Plaas Weltevreden

Fochville, 2515

Mobile: 084-***-****/076-***-****


Date of Birth: 25th April 1975

Personal Statement

During the last few years I have had the privilege to relieve as Mine Overseer in the vamping section, opening up, foot wall lifting and winch erecting section. I have extensive experience in long wall stoping and deep mining (mega mine), developing, secondary support, tramming, footwall lifting, paddock mining, pillar mining, vampings, equipping and rigging of heavy equipment. In the time I have spent underground I have refined my people skills and found new methods of motivating my fellow employees. My work is based on sound moral values which have benefitted me greatly. Currently I am completing my Mine Managers Certificate part time. I am hardworking and reliable, always up for a new challenge. I will be a worthy asset to your company's future development. Skills

Good people skills

Computer literate

Long wall stoping

Deep mining


Secondary support

Speak Afrikaans, English and Fanagalo


Footwall lifting

Paddock mining

Pillar mining


Equipping and rigging of heavy duty equipment


Grade 12 Technical High School - Klerksdorp


Skills Programme GFLA (MQA)

Certificate of competence examining and declaring safety of a workplace in Underground Hard Rock Operations (V4).

Blasting Certificate LMTC

Certificate to enable one to work underground as a Miner First Aid Course LMTC

Be qualified to apply basic live saving support.

Shift Boss Group profiency Course North West Operations Manpower Development Centre I am certified to work underground as a Shift Supervisor. Mine Overseers' Certificate of Competency Department: Minerals and Energy Certificate which qualifies one to be competent in performing the duties of a Mine Overseer. Mine Rescues Certificate Mine Rescues Services

Certificate which qualifies one to perform specialized rescues on mine property. Mines Ropes Rescue Mine Rescues Services

Certificate which qualifies one to perform specialized rope rescues on mine property. Computer Experience

Basic computer skills include Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and Outlook. Stoping Experience

I have been working in development, equipping, opening up, reclaiming, blasting, cleaning and ledging of various workplaces. These include remlins, pillar mining, restricted areas, shaft pillars, special areas and in deep mining. I have eight years experience with no fatalities in my workplaces. Shift Supervisor Experience

I have supervised the safety in the following workplaces: tramming, vamping, footwall lifting, paddock mining, secondary support, winch erecting, development, equipping, opening up, reclaiming, blasting, cleaning and ledging. I have worked for eight years as a shift supervisor, relieving the mine overseer for six months on and off.

Mine Overseers Experience

I have relieved the Mine Overseer multiple times in the last few years, taking up all the responsibilities that go with the position of Mine Overseer in the following: footwall lifting, stoping, development, old gold and winch erecting.

Hobbies & Other Interests

I enjoy fishing, playing darts, and building puzzles with my family. Other interests include whatever my family is interested in. I enjoy giving my family the support that they need in order to fulfil their desires. Work History

Shift Supervisor, MRS (Proto) Goldfields KDC

August, 2005 – August, 2015

My main duties is to oversee that all crews are working to standard and compiling with safety standards as well as to ensure that the working environment is well suited for the task at hand. I must make sure that my crew have the right equipment and ensure availability of equipment at all times. I make sure that all members of my crew get and follow orders in good time. I am in charge of reclaiming old winches and erecting of new winches into working places. I have also had the honour of relieving the Mine Overseer on several occasions. I also signed up for Mine Rescue Service in July of 2011. I have since done my Ropes Technician Training. It is a great privilege to be part of this organization committed to the service of fellow employees in times of need.

Employer Contact

Johan Schoeman

Cell: 079-***-****

General Miner Netmark

Feb 2005 – July 2005 (Five months)

I had a working contract as general miner in stoping, construction and as a nightshift cleaner. I left the company as I was offered a permanent position at Goldfields. General Miner DRD - Blyvooruitzight

Nov 2001 – Feb 2005 (Three years and three months) I was employed as a general miner. My duties included blasting, cleaning, developing, construction, tramming, and equipping. I also did relieving shift supervisor for a six month period as a nightshift supervisor. The reason for my departure was due to a brighter future at Goldfields. Learner Miner, Nightshift Cleaner and General Miner Anglo Gold - Vaalreefs Nov 1995 – Sept 2001 (Five years and ten months)

The company employed me to oversee the following: stoping, developing, equipping, tramming, construction, cleaning and ledging. I also did relieving shift supervisor on Sundays as a nightshift supervisor. I resigned from the company due to unsatisfactory incentives. Referee’s

Johan Schoeman Proto Captain

Mobile: 079-***-****

Hendrik van Heerden Co - Worker

Mobile: 072-***-****

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