Geo Tech Engineer (DRC / Rock Mechanics / Xstable) - Central Africa

Location: Central Africa, Africa
Date Posted: 31-05-2017
Reference number: AND

Job Description:

This position is accountable for all rock engineering / geotechnical aspects on the operation with the focus on providing recommendations that will reinforce/support the open pit operations and that contribute to the Optimum extraction of the ore body for the Business Unit.
  • Ability and experience to lead and manage staff reporting to the position
  • Review Rock Mechanics strategies for a mine to apply and conform to the Code of Practice and direct management towards areas of unacceptable risk
  • Studies and remains abreast of developments in the field of Rock Mechanics design rules during business plan process
  • Remains technologically competent in all areas of current and future departmental activities
  • Be pro-active in all aspects of operation safety, efficient utilization of resources, continuous improvement initiatives and encourage teamwork across the department
Requirements / Qualifications:   
  • A tertiary qualification in the Mining Engineering or Geosciences
  • Advanced Chamber of Mines Rock Engineering Certificate (Must accompany CV);
  • Minimum of 4 years Rock Engineering Management experience
  • Working knowledge in swedge, xstable, dips, slide 3D mapper and face 2
  • Exposure to IOS Geotechnical monitoring system is a prerequisite.
  • A valid Certificate of Fitness or the ability to obtain one
Contract Position:
  • Fixed Term Contract
  • USD
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Andrea Dale
Recruitment Consultant 
CA Mining: Global Recruitment
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