Principal Mining Engineer (Underground / Metalliferous Mining / Vulcan) – Northern Cape, South Africa

Location: Aggeneys, Northern Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 07-08-2017
Principal Mining Engineer (Underground / Metalliferous Mining / Vulcan) – Northern Cape, South Africa
Reference Number: JPMMIN
Job Description:
A leading international mining company, is looking to fill the role of a Senior/ Principal Mining Engineer for their operations in the Northern Cape. The successful candidate will report directly to the Head of Mining and will support the mining operations.
  • Review of SOP’s, COP’s in collaboration with a consultant to ensure legal compliance and safety best practice is achieved.
  • Implementation of safety initiatives such as near miss reporting.
  • Compilation of monthly KPI data, reports, presentations and bonus payment calculations
  • Implementation of Mine Automation Projects
  • Management of asset optimisation and implementation of cost saving initiatives
  • Assisting with annual budget preparation
  • Assist with the water management plan for underground operations
  • Ad hoc project work when required, to support the Section Managers and Head of Mining
  • Stand in as Section Manager / Head of mining as and when required
  • Self-motivated and goal orientated
  • Continuous improvement through implementation of best practice
  • Content
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Tertiary qualification in Mining or Geotechnical Engineering
  • Blasting Certificate
  • Mine Managers Certificate of Competence
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience in underground metalliferous mining operations
  • Experience with mining software programs, preferably Vulcan  
If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to James Midlane at
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James Midlane  
Senior Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining

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