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Tailings Management Facility - Sand Dam Specialist

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Geosciences Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Discipline:
Geotechnical Jobs, Tailings/Dam Jobs, Civils Jobs
Minerals:
Copper
Country:
Central America, Panama
Region:
Panama All
Contract Type:
Expat
Currency:
US$
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
21-May-19
Recruiter:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:
505435

We are currently searching for dynamic and experienced people to join our world class Open Pit Copper mining operation in Panama.

Join our Tailings Facility Management team as a Sand Dam Specialist.

The key responsibilities include:

* Participate to the tailings commissioning and ramp up planning efforts.
* Train and transfer skills to supervisors and operators.
* Coordinate equipment and operator allocation to support dam construction activities according to priorities and as per schedule.
* Coordinate pipeline relocation for tailings, sand and slime deposition in accordance with Deposition Plan and Sand Cell construction schedule.
* Implement aspects of the operation, maintenance and surveillance outlined in the OMS manual relevant to the area under your supervision.
* Ensure Health and safety procedures are established and implemented for all activities under his/her supervision.
* Develop standing operating procedures (SOP) and safe work practices for the earth works under his/her supervision.
* Understand, communicate and meet production targets.
* Compile all required reporting including daily, weekly and monthly monitoring reports.
* Contribute to the risk identification workshops.
* Contribute to optimization initiatives.
* Oversee the operations of the runoff and seepage collection system.
* Enter and approve material requisition in JDE Oracle ERP system.

To be successful in this role you will require:

* 10+ years experience in construction of Sand Dams using cyclone tailings.
Must be familiar with mining operations in general.
* Previous experience in tailings deposition, pipeline management and earth works construction projects.
* Ability to identify key risks and implement effective management strategies.
* Be able to work autonomous.
* Strong leadership and initiative capabilities.
* Strong problem solving and organizational skills is a must.
* Previous extended tours of work in camp/remote access locations or experience as a field contractor highly preferred.
* Functional Spanish is an Asset.

Closing Date:
08/06/2019

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