Candidates login or register below

Like Us

Candidate Login / Register

Senior Drill and Blast Engineer

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Discipline:
Blasting jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Africa, Mauritania, West Africa
Region:
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Expat
Currency:
GBP£
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
11-Jan-18
Recruiter:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:
502722

Key Responsibilities:

* Providing drill and blast engineering services, including blast hole pattern, charging and initiation design.

* Coordinating with internal resources (mine planning, geology, production, drill supervisor) to schedule and execute drilling activities in a safe and efficient manner.

* Monitoring drill and blast production data and taking appropriate action to maintain targets.

* Managing and mitigating related risks.

* Leading H&S and environmental compliance and participating in incident investigations involving explosive usage.

* Consulting with the site geological/geotechnical engineer and third party consultants to manage and optimize pit wall stability.

* Managing and enhancing vendor relationships (contractors, consultants, suppliers).

* Investigating and introducing new innovations to improve drilling and blasting performance.

* Supervising the Drill & Blast Engineer and/or mentoring planning and geological/geotechnical engineers.

To be successful in this role, you will require:

* A degree qualification in Mining Engineering with considerable drilling and blasting operations experience in a production environment.

* Demonstrated ability to conduct risk assessments.

* Track record of implementing continuous improvement projects.

* Effective report writing and communication skills (in French or English).

* Unwavering commitment to safety.

Closing Date:
20/02/2018

Return to search.

This website uses cookies. Read our cookie policy for more information. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Latest Job Listings