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Director of Engineering

Job Title: Director of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Africa
Reference: SR4
Contact Name: Sanjay Ramdhonee
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Job Published: May 17, 2016 11:56

Job Description

Our client is an international Gold Mine Operator who owns a large open pit Gold Mine in Africa. This opportunity is great for directors who are looking for more international experience and to grow both personally and professionally within an international, growing company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Mine planning and scheduling
  • Pit design
  • Preparing plans for mines, e.g. tunnels and shafts for underground mines
  • Overseeing major construction projects and ensuring that operations run smoothly
  • Overseeing staff activities, either in one site sector or throughout an entire mine
  • Overseeing health and safety on site, particularly in relation to issues such as ventilation
  • Liaising and working with external consultants

Key Requirements:

  • 2 + years’ experience as a mining engineer in an open pit environment
  • Degree in Mining
  • Surpac would be desirable, but not essential 
  • Time management and planning skill
  • Financial and budgeting skills
  • Project management skills, communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel and spend time away from home
  • 8 + years’ experience within a similar position 

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