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Technical Services Superintendent (Expat / Mining Engineering / Mine Planning / Mine Design / Deswik) – Southern Africa

Southern Africa, Southern Africa
Reference Number: 462 0103 MHU
 
Job Description:
Our client is a leading mining services provider. The purpose of this position is to provide technical and engineering solutions along with business improvement outcomes for our operations globally. This is a collaborative and supportive role requiring the use of technical mining best practice to deliver value for our new and existing customers.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, including but not limited to, the Company’s clients and client representatives, employees, management and supplier contacts
  • Support technical reviews, cost forecasting, resource allocation, life of mine/monthly/weekly progress tracking and reporting
  • Support and advise the tendering team, review of tender schedules and designs
  • Maintain an active register for mine planning risks and opportunities across the business
  • Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness
  • Assist with the development of systems, processes and practices for the newly created Technical Services division
  • Advise on underground mine design, including drill and blast, sequence and scheduling and operational optimisations
  • Act in the best interests of the Company, by working within legislation that underpins the Company’s operation, as well as ensuring that decisions are based on the achievement of the Company’s objectives
  • Ensure conduct which is consistent with Company’s values, policies, systems, procedures and statutory requirements
  • Ensure all works under area of control are completed to a standard that is fit for purpose and meets the end users’ requirements
  • Supervise, mentor and train engineering graduates to become an asset within the business
  • Identify productivity and cost reduction opportunities
  • Participate in the development of the department annual budget activities and tracking progress
 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Bachelor’s degree in mining engineering
  • Underground Supervisors Certificate of Competency or First Class Mine Managers (FCMM) Certificate of Competency will be highly regarded
  • At least 5 years’ experience in underground mining
  • At least 5 – 10 years’ experience in Mine Design, Scheduling and Drill and Blast
  • At least 5 years in a similar level position
  • Must have experience working for a mining contractor
  • Must have proven experience in gold and or copper/gold mining underground operations
  • Must show strong leadership capabilities
  • Strong customer relations
  • Must have previous expat experience in Africa           
  • Technical report writing skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Deswik software experience essential
 
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent expat vacancy
  • Roster to be confirmed
Please apply directly by clicking on the ‘apply now button’ and visit www.camining.com for the latest CA Mining jobs.
 
Mark Huber
Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining 
 
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