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Bilingual (English and French) Drill and Blast Engineer | West Africa | $140, 000 - $160, 000 (USD) + Excellent Benefits West Africa

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Discipline:
Drill & Blast Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
West Africa
Region:
West Africa All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
US$
Salary:
140,000 to 180,000 per annum
Posted:
26-May-17
Recruiter:
Williams Mining
Job Ref:
Drill and Blast Engineer

Bilingual (English and French) Drill and Blast Engineer | West Africa | $140,000 - $160,000 (USD) + Excellent Benefits West Africa

A bilingual (English and French) Drill & Blast Engineer is required by our client, a well known industry leader and international mining company, at one of their leading operations. High Wall Management experience is imperative
The position requires good leadership abilities with a good apprehension to manage the Drill & Blast Operations in order to meet departmental objectives.

Drill & Blast Engineer Role
- Must have a good understanding of the Drill & Blast Management of an open cast operation.
- High Wall Management experience is imperative
- Must have a good understanding of how the Drill and Blast operation fits in with the mine planning and sequencing.
- Monitor and interpret signature shots for vibration analysis and develop a controlled blasting program to minimise damage to infrastructure.
- Understand the effects of fragmentation in downstream processes (mill throughput), and understand the impacts of pattern/shot design on total drill and blasting costs.
- Understand burden/spacing relationships and their applications in which to optimise total pattern design, explosives and fragmentation with respect to ground conditions.
- The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
- Development of Drill & Blast designs.
- Ensuring a safe working environment at all times.
- Developing & initiating continuous improvement projects.
- Ensures that holes are drilled to current plan, to the correct pattern, depth and inclination to achieve the desired blast results.

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Closing Date:
27/06/2017

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