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Member (MIQ) Membership Review Committee Charter

 

 

 

Definition – Member

Members are those people working in management, senior supervisory or specialist roles in the industry. They will have a high level of practical experience within the industry, including in a position of responsible charge. Ideally a member will hold a minimum of a Diploma (or the equivalent industry experience). A Member can be recognised from within a quarrying business or a supplier to the extractive industry. The IQA automatically recognises any Quarry Manager with the statutory right to practice in their state as a Member.

Postnominals – Member

Members may use the post nominals MIQ.


Job Role

Requirements of the Grade - Member

Quarry Manager with the statutory right to practice in their state or territory

Quarry Managers who hold the statutory right to practice in their state or territory are recognised as a IQA member.

Quarry Supervisor who holds a minimum of a Diploma

Quarry Supervisor who has held the title of Quarry Supervisor for a min of 4 years and who holds a minimum of a Diploma of Surface Operations (or equivalent Diploma level qualification).

Quarry Supervisor who has been a Quarry Supervisor continuously for a min of 4 years and who also has been admitted as a CPQS and maintained CPQS for a minimum of 3 years.

CEO / General Manager / Regional Manager / Area / State / Territory / Operations manager overseeing quarry operations

Achieving senior status in industry with high level of responsibility.

Assumes high degree of technical knowledge, leadership and the majority would hold formal tertiary qualifications

Director / Managing Director / Principle / CEO or senior executive/manager of consulting firm, supplier or other related industry

Achieving senior status in industry with high level of responsibility. Assumes high degree of technical knowledge, leadership and the majority would hold formal tertiary qualifications

Operations Manager / Maintenance Manager

Quarry Operations / Maintenance Manager who has responsibility over a single, or multiple sites. Achieving senior status in industry with high level of responsibility.

Assumes high degree of technical knowledge. Assumes a level of formal qualifications or the equivalent industry experience to obtain the role.

Chief Inspector of Mines and Inspector of Mines

Achieving senior status in industry with high level of responsibility. Assumes high degree of technical knowledge, leadership and the majority would hold formal tertiary qualifications.

Engineer working in any technical area that directly supports the operations of the industry (ie Mechanical, Electrical etc)

An engineer who has been a member of the Institute for a min of 4 years and a practicing engineer directly supporting the extractive industry for a min of 4 years.

Assumes degree qualified. (Note <4 years in the industry will be admitted as Technical Member).

Membership Upgrade

To be upgraded to Member any individual must meet the entry requirements of the grade as stated.

Required Evidence

  • Signed application form stating industry experience, qualifications and current role
  • Name of employer and current job title + statement of duties
  • Name of previous employers and job titles + statement of duties
  • No nominator or seconder
  • Payment of membership fees