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Mine Planning Engineer - Namibia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #16293
Job Location Namibia
Company Type Mining
Job Role Mine Planning Engineer
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Namibia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA ID
Degree Degree in Mining Engineering (B. Eng) (NQF Level 7)

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our client is looking for a Mine Planning Engineer to join their team.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Compile optimised mine designs based on the latest resource models, economic, operational and geotechnical factors.
• Compile, communicate and monitor progress against Short and Medium Term production plans.
• Update ore and waste rock dump designs as and when required.
• Update the Mine Planning database to ensure accurate and real time data availability.
• Work with the development/production contractor to optimise designs, priorities, targets and schedules to ensure performance, cost, and safety targets are met.
• Compare actual excavations to design and identify deviations and causes, in order to minimise interruptions through appropriate interventions or design changes.
• Optimise mine design, blasting techniques, and scheduling to improve operational efficiencies and productivity.
• Compile budget and ensure cost compliance.
• Ensure compliance to all Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures

Key Skills

  • Job Role: Mine Planning Engineer
  • Industry: Mining
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
• Grade 12
• Degree in Mining Engineering (B. Eng) (NQF Level 7)
• Minimum 5 years of experience as a mining engineer in an underground, mechanized hard rock environment.
• Practical experience in Underground mine planning, design and scheduling
• Previous experience with Longhole Open Stoping
• Experience with cemented rock fill will be an added advantage
• Valid Code BE driver’s license
• Excellent knowledge of mine design and scheduling software, e.g. Deswik or MineSight

Additional Requirements

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