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Geo-technical Engineer (Underground / Block Cave)

CA Mining Mining Review AfricaJob Description:

Our client is looking for a Geo-technical / Rock Engineer responsible for leading the Geo-technical Section at the  Mine and will be responsible for implementing and co-coordinating all Geo-technical mining functions for the current phase of the Mine as well as the new Underground Expansion Project.


  • Provide specialized discipline and project input into studies, planning and business cases
  • Ensure legal compliance for production and projects within area of responsibility
  • Provide technical consulting, troubleshooting and assurance services
  • Plan and execute tasks to ensure the attainment of set programme deadlines and performance objectives
  • Train and mentor junior staff
  • Attend monthly planning meetings with production and project teams
  • Ensure that all legal documentation is up to date i.e. COP’s and update support recommendations

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Engineering Geology, Mining Engineering or Civil Engineering
  • Chamber of Mines Rock Engineering ticket
  • More than five 5 years’ experience in underground mining – preferably in a block cave and mechanized development environment
  • Experience with Geological/Geotechnical Modelling software
  • Valid drivers’ license (EB)

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Residential position (Relocation will be required)
  • Competitive Market Related Salary
  • HDSA Candidates encouraged to apply