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Short term Mining Engineer (Fixed term 6 months)

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Mine Operations - Other Jobs
Zambia All
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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Key responsibilities:

* To perform the short term production planning function, including daily dig and drill plans, cable movements, and in-pit cleaning and construction projects.

* Manage the interaction between mine planning and mine production, ensuring mine to plan quality, with strong feedback back to planning;

* To investigate and evaluate latest technologies and systems in an attempt to continue driving process and efficiency improvements;

* To perform the drill and blast quality assurance functions;

* Improvement on all systems or processes where required;

* Plan, develop and execute special mining related projects to gather accurate and relevant production data within the required timeframes, in order to analyse the results and trends, with a view of identifying improvement opportunities.


* Grade 12 or equivalent qualification;

* A relevant three year Degree or Diploma will be advantageous;

Skills & Experience:

* Minimum of 10 years' surface mining experience, with at least 5 years' experience as a Mining Engineer or higher level on a surface mine;

* Proven track record in the technical and production environments

Behavioural Traits:

* The successful candidate will have the knowledge to manage multi-disciplinary teams;

* Be proactive and must be able to work according to deadlines;

* Be able to work under pressure;

* Sound written and oral communication skills;

* Good leadership and managerial skills.

Closing Date:

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