Engineer: Mining

Swakop Uranium - swakopmund, namibia

2 months ago

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To coordinate, monitor, optimize and research safe, efficient mining processes (plan and design) in order to achieve mine production targets for continuous improvement in mining and processing efficiencies.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Provide input, monitor and review mining procedures / standards and adherence thereof.
  • Provide input into the mining budget.
  • Ensure that all technical processes are performed in compliance with the approved standards
  • Complete short-term mine plans and technical plans and ensure compliance.
  • Develop and initiate continuous improvement projects and techniques to achieve mining productivity and efficiencies.
  • Maintain / monitor Fleet Management systems health & data integrity to ensure systems continuity.
  • Ensure all Technical plans are signed off and uploaded on the Fleet Management systems.
  • Conduct high wall inspections with Geo technical team and spearhead modifications of all concerns raised.
  • Analyze mining process results and prepare relevant reports.
  • Use Fleet Management applications, production reports and data analysis to proactively monitor operational performance and identify mitigating / improvement actions.
  • Provide timely guidance to the department on safe mine planning and operational issues, including mining perimeter layout and activities sequencing.
  • Continuously improve performance by implementing best practice standards to ensure safety and quality are maintained in the work areas covered at all times.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • BSc / B. Tech degree in Mining Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in open pit mining environment.
  • Open Pit Blasting Certificate will be an advantage.
  • Registration with Engineering Council of Namibia will be an advantage.
  • Valid Code B/BE Drivers License.

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