Mine Planning Engineer (underground / board & pillar) - Northern Cape

Location: Northern Cape, Northern Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 08-09-2017
Reference number: NDS

Job Description:

My client has an underground mine in the Northern Cape. They are seeking a strong Mine Planning Engineer to join their team onsite.

  • To produce strategic mine plans and survey related aspects.
  • Summarise and analyse production data records.
  • Determine ore distribution and efficiencies.
  • Analyse production results against planned schedules and recommend corrective action.
  • Identify alternative / new support products or systems and conduct tests to determine suitability for use.
  • Compile reports and present business case to stakeholders, if necessary.
  • Obtain, check and refine information. Collate and submit reports. Run data exception reports and take corrective action. Conduct document control spot-checks.
  • Identify recurring problems and derive creative solutions involving team members or using own vocational knowledge and experience.
  • Implement compliance requirements. Communicate compliance changes.
  • Ensure operational plan is implemented. Determine number of faces required to ensure that production targets can be achieved given the drill and blast capacity.
  • Prepare long, medium and short term mineral extraction plans and production schedules.
  • Prepare and collate information to determine risks associated with the execution of short and medium term mine plan. (Should face samples be analysed)
  • Promote and assure adherence to safety, health and environmental procedures.
  • Identify unsafe and hazardous situations. Diagnose incidents and accidents by completing root cause analyses and take corrective action. Conduct risk assessments. Stop work in unsafe areas.
Requirements: Qualifications and Skill
  • Grade 12
  • Bachelor of Science Engineering (Mining) / Bachelor of Technology (Mining) / National Higher Diploma (Mining Engineering)
  • 3 Years’ Mine planning (strategic business planning)
  • 2 Years’ Surveying techniques with electronic surveying instruments
  • 3 Years’ Operational mining experience
  • 3 Years’ Planning Software (Studio 5D Planner, M24D, Datamine, Bord & Pillar Mining)
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent South African contract
  • D1 Paterson Grading
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CA Mining: Global Recruitment
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