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Superintendent, Drill & Blast - Rosebel Mine Site

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Design Jobs, Drill & Blast Jobs, Mine Operation Jobs, Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs
Hard Rock
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:

The Role

Manage all activities in the Drilling , Blasting & Emulsion Plant operations. Provide leadership and functional expertise in support of the RGM open pit mine operations.

Your Responsibilities:

Key Area : Manage all activities in the Drilling & Blasting Plant operations.
Duties :
Promote and enforce safe-work practices by training and holding their direct reports to account.
Participate in planning and sequencing of mining activities. Ensuring plans are achievable and executed in order to meet production targets through the planning meeting.
Promoting “customer first” focus to insure a reliable, consistent feed supply to the mill.
Monitoring cost and taking corrective action as required to attain budgetary targets.
Fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect for all employees through understanding of local traditions and culture.
Ensuring that all work is conducted in compliance with ISO14001 procedures and promoting continuous improvement in the environmental field.
Communicating pertinent information to superiors.
Participate and follow through on implementation of changes to all processes. Act as an auditor and monitor all continuous improvement processes
Responsible for proper usage of the drill & blast equipment
Ensure that the mining crews are well staffed.

Key Area: Drilling and blasting operation planning management
Lead the drill and blast planning and scheduling in accordance with the short range mine plan
Lead initiatives by identifying opportunities, products or techniques for reducing Drill and Blast costs while improving productivity of the loading fleet
Prepare, verify and approve Drill and Blast designs, including tie-up plans
Initiate a program to improve wall control blasting in various type of rock to allow the safe mining of steeper walls
Provide technical expertise during the trial and implementation of drill GPS system
Undertake ‘Drill and Blast’ related project studies and investigations including safe work procedures
Develop standard of practice to improve safety particularly in drill and blast activities
Implement quality control program including monitoring for the continuous improvement of the operation

Key Area: To provide leadership, technical expertise, and mentoring of Subordinates :
Ensure that each direct report is adequately supported with necessary equipment, personnel, skills, appropriate engineering controls and information to manage safety and maintain production quality in the working area.
Lead and motivate the Drill & Blast team to maximize production and minimize inefficiencies
Actively participate in RMG’s safety programs and help promote these programs.
Zero Harm; inclusive of pursuit of Triple Zero and ISO 14001 certification
MBA – Mind Body Achievement - a corporate initiative based on team spirit and positive recognition
Empowerment and engagement –Iamgold approach to leadership
Quality internal department and external communications
Budget management (monetary, inventory, critical spares and personnel)

Key Area: To prepare reports and communicate with mine site leadership in order to support the attainment of objectives throughout the mine.
Lead for the Drill and Blast function for the preparation of monthly reports and budgets
Supervise the production reports related to drill and blast activities
Oversee the preparation of a weekly drill and blast plan in conjunction with the Senior Mining Engineers
Attend and contribute at constructive and effective planning and production meetings
Communicate regularly with other departments


What we look for:

B.Sc. Mining or Equivalent
Excellent communication and skills both oral and written.
Common Core Certification & holder of all required blasting tickets in the related jurisdiction.
Minimum 10 Years’ Experience in managing Multi Pit Environment and Planning of resources.
Minimum 10 years of experience in hard rock drill and blasting.
5 Experience with DTH rigs
5 Years’ Experience in Creating and managing of Budgets and Forecasts.
Ability and experience in training, coaching and mentoring direct reports.
Effective leadership skills and a personal commitment in delivering results
Ability to motivate and develop junior staff
A high level of interpersonal skills and strong ability to communicate effectively and to build positive relationships
Knowledge of mine design software (preferably MineSight) and Extensive knowledge MS Office Products.
Leadership Requirements

Interested candidates should click on Apply Now to be directed to this vacancy on the IAMGOLD careers website and complete the application process online

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Engineering
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Mar 22, 2019, 4:49:06 PM

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