Job opportunities as a Mining Inspector and Mining Guards
Keen to look for employment opportunities related to Mining? The main role of a Mining Inspector is to make routine inspections of mining activities and check all aspects of any proposed new mine. With a Class 12 qualification in the science stream, you can get a job as an Assistant Mining Inspector, while with a Graduate Degree in Geology or one in Mining Engineering you can get the post of a Mining Inspector. Then there are posts of Mining Guards, for which passing Class 10 is sufficient. So if you are interested in the field of Mining, it is time to start drawing a road map towards a career as a Mining Inspector in India.
In the case of Mining Guards, preference is given to ex-Servicemen who have retired from General Duty and are ideally not over 50 years of age. Those who have retired from the clerical cadre can get job opportunities in field offices of the Mining Dept. and those having computer proficiency and/or accounts’ knowledge will be given preference.
Where to find job opportunities in Mining
You need to look out for recruitment notifications issued by the Department of Mines of the Central Government as well as by State Governments. For example, such notifications are often released by the State Govts. of Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Haryana, and other states where there are a good number of mines for minerals and metals, such as aluminium, bauxite, copper, zinc, gold, silver, lead, coal, sand, etc.
Openings also come up with-
1. Government subordinate offices, such as the Indian Bureau of Mines, the Geological Survey of India, etc.
2. Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) such as Hindustan Copper Limited, Sikkim Mining Corporation, National Aluminium Company Limited, Bharat Gold Mines Limited, etc.
So check the career and recruitment sections of the official websites of organizations in the government and private sector.