New Caledonia
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Reference Number:  009 28 02 AB

Job Description: 

Our Client, a nickel mining company is looking for a Mine Engineer Superintendent for its operations in New Caledonia. 


  • Participate and involve teams in HSE initiatives and programs
  • Initiate and coordinate the mining engineering studies required to achieve the objectives and ensure the sustainability and continuous improvement of the mining activity
  • Design, with the help of his team, the exploitation limits, the pits, the verses, the mining infrastructures as well as their sequence
  • Define, with the help of his team, the planning of exploitation at all horizons: life of mine, 5 years, annual, quarterly, weekly
  • Define, with the help of his team and in collaboration with the other mining departments, the budgets
  • Ensure that mine operations follow defined designs, plans and budgets
  • Ensure the calculation and estimation of reserves, in accordance with international standards (CIM 43-101 Canadian Gold JORC Australian)
  • Be responsible for the management of surface water on the massif
  • Monitor production and mine operational performance
  • Be responsible for respecting the budgets allocated for its perimeter

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bilingual French & English
  • Holds a degree in geoscience, associated with more than 8 years of professional experience in the mining industry
  • Significant experience in open pit mining engineering
  • Mastery of tools and methods of 3D modelling, mining design and planning
  • Mastery of geotechnical and hydraulic calculation concepts and methods
  • Ability to manage a team of engineers, technicians and operators

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Salary and competitive package in Euro
  • Residential