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Senior Mining Engineer

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Senior Management & Non-executive Jobs
Discipline:
Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs, Technical Jobs, Engineering Management Jobs
Minerals:
Open pit
Country:
Burkina Faso, Canada, Senegal
Region:
Ontario
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
25-Oct-17
Recruiter:
Teranga Gold
Job Ref:

Corporate Overview

Teranga is a multi-jurisdictional West African gold company focused on production and development as well as the exploration of more than 5,000km2 of land located on prospective gold belts. Since its initial public offering in 2010, Teranga has produced more than 1.3 million ounces of gold from its operations in Senegal.  Focused on diversification and growth, the Company is advancing its Banfora development project, and is conducting extensive exploration programs in three countries: Burkina Faso, Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire.  As at June 30, 2017, Teranga has a reserve base of nearly 4.0 million ounces of gold, a strong balance sheet and the financial flexibility to grow its business.

Summary of Role

The Senior Mining Engineer will be an integral member of the corporate mine technical services team as it collaborates with our site teams in Senegal and will contribute to the development of our new mine in Burkina Faso. The role is based in Toronto.

Key Responsibilities

·         Optimize and maintain the long-range mine plan

·         Provide mine development support for new mine project

·         Provide technical support for continued improvement initiatives for the existing operation

·         Assist in and/or conduct feasibility and engineering studies

·         Valuation of potential M&A acquisitions

Required Skills & Experience

·         Must hold a degree in Mining Engineering with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the mining industry

·         Proven strong background in mine planning

·         Practical experience in open pit operations

·         Strong communication skills in English; French an asset

·         Technical mine planning skills working with mine planning and CAD packages (e.g. Minesched, Vulcan, Surpac, Minesight etc.)

·         Strategic mine planning working with pit optimization tools

·         Ability to effectively collaborate with others across the organization and build strong relationships

·         Ability to plan, organize work, and make decisions to achieve specific goals and company objectives

·         Results driven; strives for excellence in efficiency and performance     

·         Demonstrates an open, transparent and effective communication style

·         Displays integrity and is accountable for actions and statements

·         Exhibits respect and mutual trust in all working relationships

·         Ability to interact effectively with various people including those with challenges, special needs or disabilities

Working Conditions

·         Regular office working conditions and hours; additional hours may be required as the job requirements dictate

·         Ability to travel to overseas operations when required (approximately 25%), at times for extended periods of time

 

Closing Date:
26/11/2017

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