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Project Mine Engineer (opencast / operations / planning / manganese) – Northern Cape

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Reference Number: 9071001NDS 

Job Description: 

Reporting to the Vice President you will be holding a senior position within this crucial project of Project Mine Engineer


  • In charge of all Mine Operation / Mine Planning / Exploration;
  • Responsible for short-term planning, medium-term planning, mine engineering projects for current and new farms;
  • Responsible for extension of current farms and development of Life of Mine (LOM) extension design, scheduling and budgeting;
  • Review, provide technical advice and assistance to mining production team, including but not limited to short term, medium term and long term mining plan and strategy;
  • Quality control and manage contractors / individual consultants to ensure full compliance with company policies, Mine Health & Safety regulations of Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act, contract and schedule requirements and any other statutory regulations;
  • Improve safety by leading safety presentations, training, preparing best practice guidelines and participating in Safety audits;
  • Develop standards and methods to document and optimize short term planning;
  • Conduct weekly and/or monthly meetings with mining owners production teams and contractors / individual consultants to keep track of project progress;
  • Handle any ad hoc projects and assignments assigned by the Company.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mine Engineering, Geological Engineering, or other technical discipline
  • 10+ years of related experience working as a mining engineer or direct mine operations experience, preferred in Manganese Mining Industry
  • Knowledge of project management, database software and AutoCAD;
  • Experience with mining GPS survey systems
  • Possession of Mine Manager’s certificate of competency is an advantage
 Benefits and Contractual information:
  • 2 year contract renewable
  • Mine site based- relocation to the Northern Cape essential
  • South African citizens will only be considered