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Mine Planning Engineer (Openpit / Zinc / Engineering / Mine Planning)

Job Description: CA Mining Mining Review Africa
The Mine Planning Engineer will provide technical assistance to the mining section. The Mine Planning Engineer will be relieving as the Mine Planning Manager. The successful candidate will also be required to mentor Mine Engineering students/graduates.


  • Life of Mine (LOM) design and scheduling
  • Developing annual business plan and mining strategy
  • Input into annual Resource and Reserve statement
  • Conducting monthly planning meetings with production teams
  • Various value adding projects as per business requirement
  • Guide start-up operations at partially developed mine to maintain production whilst bearing in mind long term project

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BEng/BSc  Mining Engineering Degree
  • Must possess a Blasting Ticket
  • Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency is highly advantageous
  • Sound knowledge of 3D Mine Planning and scheduling software (Mine 2-4D, Vulcan, etc.)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a mining environment
  • Valid Code B driver’s license
  • Must be able to obtain a Certificate of Medical Fitness