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Principal Mining Consultant - Underground - UK base

Principal Mining Consultant - Underground

Bristol, United Kingdom (flexible location maybe possible)


·     Are you ready for your next challenge?

·     Would you prefer to work for a company who truly values its staff?

·     Would you like to work with some of the industry’s best engineers enjoying diverse and autonomous projects globally?

Mining Plus is currently seeking a Principal Mining Consultant to join our Europe, Middle East and Africa team. You will apply your Underground Mining Engineering experience to provide recommendations to Mining Plus clients and projects across a variety of commodities. 

It is essential that the applicant has operational mining experience in Underground mines, and in the consulting environment.  This position will help build and lead the underground mining engineering team.

The role is full-time, based out of Bristol, United Kingdom primarily covering the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Domestic and international travel is a requirement of this role.  Location maybe flexible.

Please apply via our Mining Plus Careers Page - use the link below or click on Apply Now to be directed to the vacancy application page.


Duties Include:

·     Provide ongoing involvement in mining studies (Scoping, Pre-feasibility & Feasibility)

·     Conduct mine asset due diligence and evaluations

·     Conduct mine planning, optimization projects and mine economics modelling

·     Lead Mine Design activities and Mine Services Engineering

·     Write and review technical engineering reports(NI 43-101 or equivalent)

·     Support mining engineers on, or lead yourself, projects requiring technical solutions within our ‘Define-Plan-Operate’ pillars

·     Oversight of technical quality, and delivery of projects including design, review and project management according to client-approved scopes of work

·     Be a champion for practical mining solutions for projects and operations, leveraging our existing foundation of global best practices (fit for project).

·     Lead and manage multi-disciplinary project teams, work with professionals to deliver high quality projects on time and within budget

·     Actively mentor and develop staff in your team, in the interests of their long-term career objectives and operational needs

·     Manage contractors and sub-consultants on projects (as required)


Desired Skills and Experiences:

·     15+ years of mining-technical experience

·     Minimum 5 years operational mining experience required

·     Must be able to use Mine Planning software competently (Deswik or Datamine preferred)

·     Must be a Chartered Engineer or equivalent

·     Experience as a CP/QP under JORC/NI43-101 respectively

·     Ability to lead a technical team

·     Desire to lead business development activities

·     Strong technical and project management skills

·     Excellent workplace safety practices (advocate for global best practices)

·     Practically minded and a passion for technical excellence

·     Exceptional communication, report writing, interpersonal and presentation skills

·     Superior time management, planning and ability to interact with clients

·     Strong verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrated experience in writing proposals, technical reports and general project correspondence


About Mining Plus


We are the leading mining technical services provider, consisting of professionals specializing in geology, mining engineering (Surface & Underground), geotechnical engineering, mine ventilation and operations optimization. We cover the full mining lifecycle from Due Diligence and Financing (‘Define’), project technical studies (‘Plan’) through to boots on the ground execution as project partners (‘Operate’).

We are 150+ full time expert mining professionals with 9 offices in 5 countries operating as One Team. Corporately we are a part of the Byrnecut- Thyssen Mining Group (family) who are specialist underground mining contractors employing more than 10,000 people collectively around the globe.

At Mining Plus, we pride ourselves in fostering an engaging, cooperative and flexible one team working culture. Practicality and innovation are in our DNA and instilled across all facets of our business by our ability to think laterally whilst challenging traditional thinking through innovation. With our high-performance team in place and plans for further expansion, we are committed to recruiting and retaining the best. We offer our employees a challenging yet rewarding career path, providing opportunities to work on interesting diverse projects on a local and international scale.

Although we work by our Company values of:

·     Action

·     Accountability

·     Diligence

We live by our internal values of:

·     Get it right the first time

·     Own it as if it is our own

·     Go the extra mile

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