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Technical Member (TMIQ)

 

Definition – Technical Member

Technical Members are those people working in a technical role that relates to the direct operation, or supporting operations, of the extractive industry. A Technical Member can be a direct employee in a quarry, a supplier or contractor. Ideally, a Technical Member will hold a minimum of a Certificate IV in a relevant field (or the equivalent industry experience).

 

Postnominals – Technical Member

Technical Members may use the post nominals TMIQ.

Job Role

Requirements of the Grade - Technical Member

Quarry Supervisor

Quarry Supervisor who hold the statutory right to practice in their state or territory are recognised as a Technical Member. A Quarry Supervisor will be admitted at the grade of Technical Member in recognition of their role in the quarry and the overall process. (Note: Quarry Supervisors with stated experience may be admitted as a member)..

Maintenance Supervisor

Maintenance Supervisor assumes technical knowledge and tenure in the industry. Maintenance Supervisor admitted at the grade of Technical Member in recognition of their role in the quarry and the overall process.

Engineer working in any technical area that directly supports the operations of the industry (1-4 years direct industry experience)

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

1 – 4 years direct industry experience.
Assumes degree qualified.
(Note: >4 years directly supporting the operations of the industry admitted as a Member).

Weighbridge operator

Undertaking a technical role in the industry. Assumes a base level of knowledge required to do the job.

Laboratory technician, drone operator, automated driver

Undertaking a technical role in the industry. Assumes a base level of knowledge required to do the job. Many would have a minimum Certificate IV or above and hold various licenses to legally perform their role.

Safety, WH&S, risk or environmental consultants / staff / officers / coordinators / managers

Undertaking a technical role in the industry. Assumes many would have a minimum Diploma or Degree level.

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

Geotechnical surveyors

Undertaking a technical role in the industry. Assumes many would have a minimum Diploma or Degree level. 

Geotechnical surveyors

Undertaking a technical role in the industry. Assumes many would have a minimum Diploma or Degree level. 

Geotechnical surveyors

Undertaking a technical role in the industry. Assumes many would have a minimum Diploma or Degree level. 

Shot firer (or other roles associated with drill and blast)  Undertaking a technical role in the industry. Assumes many would have a minimum Certificate IV level. Need to be licenced to undertake the role.
Mechanics, fitters, welders etc  Undertaking a technical role in the industry. Assumes many would have a minimum Certificate IV level to be licensed to perform the role. 
Data technician (directly relating to operations and logistics)  Undertaking a technical role in the industry. Assumes many would have a minimum Certificate IV level and above. 
Transport and logistics operators / managers  Undertaking a technical role in the industry. Assumes many would have a minimum Certificate IV level.
Membership Upgrade To be upgraded to Technical 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.