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DRILL & BLAST SUPERINTENDENT - WEST AFRICA

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Discipline:
Drill & Blast Jobs, Project Management Jobs, Blasting jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Africa, West Africa
Region:
West Africa All
Contract Type:
Expat
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Competitive expat package
Posted:
04-Jan-17
Recruiter:
African Mining Services
Job Ref:

African Mining Services (AMS) is one of the largest Contract Mining Companies in Africa with established support networks in Africa, Australia and Europe. AMS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ausdrill Limited, a publicly listed Australian Company (ASX: ASL).

DRILL & BLAST SUPERINTENDENT - WEST AFRICA

We are seeking motivated, high caliber applicants who have a proven track record in managing all aspects of Drilling and Blasting in an open pit mining environment. This unique opportunity will be based in West Africa with an immediate start to the successful applicant.

Key responsibilities include: 

·     Ensuring that the Explosive contractor delivers service on time and on budget 

·     Ensuring high standards of Safety, Environmental and Quality Assurance on the project

·     Achievement of key KPI’s and departmental budgetary targets

·     Adherence to tender guidelines

·     Step into the Project Manager’s role if/when necessary

·     Development and maintenance of good client relationships

·     Ensure the development of all site based personnel to ensure they reach their full potential

Preferred qualifications and experience: 

·         5 years surface mining experience with a drilling and/or blasting background

·         A sound knowledge of Grade Control drilling practices essential

·         A minimum of 3 years demonstrated experience at Supervisory/Management level

·         Recognised qualifications in Mining and/or a Frontline Management certificate (advantageous)

·         Well demonstrated project management skills 

·         Proven leadership and team building skills

·         Well developed computer skills, word, excel

·         Ability to operate drills and/or blast with sound mechanical knowledge

·         French Language preferred

Applicants will be flexible individuals who can work under pressure in order to meet deadlines. In addition, excellent communication skills, along with demonstrated people management skills are essential.  An attractive expatriate salary package including accommodation, travel, insurance on a 9 and 3 week roster will be offered to the successful applicant.

Candidates who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply directly to this advertisement or via the following link https://ausdrill.bigredsky.com/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=334609

Closing Date:
04/02/2017

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