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Chief Mining Engineer (Bulk Commodities / Open Pit / Surpac / Whittle / Minesched) – West Africa

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Mine Operation Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs
West Africa
West Africa All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent, Expat
Salary Description:
Market Related
CA Mining
Job Ref:

Reference Number: 906-2408LH
Job Description: 
Our client is seeking an experienced Chief Mining Engineer with bulk commodities experience to join their team on site in West Africa.

  • Utilising strategic and operational expertise for mine technical functions including planning, surveying, geology and drill and blast.
  • Overseeing life of mine plans to ensure that they are structured, accurate and provided within the required timeframe.
  • Assisting in the improving the production and output.
  • Reporting to the Mining Manager.
  • Mentoring and training subordinates.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree in Mining Engineering.
  • 10 years’ minimum experience in open pit mining engineering, including mine planning, for bulk commodities.
  • Experience with GEMS, Surpac, Minesched and Whittle.
  • Ability to diagnose engineering problems.
  • Experience on large scale projects.
  • Previous contractor management experience.
  • Able to mentor and train a culturally diverse team.
  • Previous experience as an expatriate in Africa.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO roster.
  • Permanent contract.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Leanne Laas at
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Leanne Laas
Senior Recruitment
CA Mining
CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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