Chief Mine Engineer (Underground / Trackless / Mechanized / Copper) – Southern Africa

Location: Southern Africa, Southern Africa
Date Posted: 06-04-2017
The Chief Mine Engineer will be responsible for short and long term mining engineering activities, mine planning, mine design and scheduling, in order to optimize production at our client's new Project, as well as working closely with the mining contractor to ensure adherence with health & safety & environmental objectives
 
Responsibilities:
  • Daily management of planning activities considering monthly, annual and long-term production plans
  • Assist in the planning and budgeting of the mine and minimize production costs
  • Review deadlines and implement contingency plans necessary to meet production targets
  • Ensure the modeling of the mine is up to date, and plan all the vital points for the operation of the mine
  • Produce, review, and approve operating schedules, plans and designs
  • Liaise with the management team and mining contractor to ensure daily, weekly and monthly production and quality conforms to plan
  • Responsible for the compilation of short & long term mine plans and other such plans as required
  • Compile, review, report and present reconciliation against plan
  • Provide leadership and support to the technical services team
  • Liaise with consultants on Geotechnical, Hydrology and Hydro-Geology issues
  • Assist with Business Improvement project initiatives
  • Identify the appropriate skills, competencies and experience required within the department, and implement strategies to address any gaps
  • Drive a culture of regular coaching and mentoring with direct reports through facilitation of regular meetings and one-on-one engagement
 
Requirements:
 
  • Tertiary qualifications in Mining Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 7 years’ underground mining experience
  • Mine optimization, mine design and strategic and tactical mine planning and scheduling capability and experience
  • Excellent communication, organizational and problem solving ability
  • Strong understanding of the development & implementation of Safety Management Systems
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of relevant costs and the ability to analyses data to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Experience in a Greenfields mining environment, and a high degree of cultural awareness
 
Contractual information:
  • Expatriate residential position
  • Family status position
  • USD tax free salary
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Kind Regards, 
Nico-Rikus Viljoen | CA Mining
Recruitment Resourcer
Tel: +27216599200 | Email: nico@camining.com
Website: www.camining.com

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