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Principal Mining Engineer (Load and Haul / Mine Manager’s Certificate / Planning / Travel) - Gauteng

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Mine Operation Jobs, Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs, Production Jobs
Open pit
South Africa
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
Market Related
CA Mining
Job Ref:

Reference Number: 011-2607LH
Job Description: 
Our client, with international mining operations, is seeking an experienced Principal Mining Engineer from a Load and Haul background to join their team in Gauteng, with extensive travel into Africa.

  • Support operations throughout Africa with sound engineering and planning.
  • Provide operations, contractual and project management support.
  • Produce detailed strategic mine plans.
  • Defining planning parameters.
  • Reconciliation of key data points.
  • Maximise planning and production through efficient system’s use.
  • Input into budgets and cost control.
  • Mentoring and training subordinates with a strong focus on skills transfer.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Mining Engineering Degree.
  • Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency.
  • 10 years’ previous experience in open pit mine planning, with at least 5 years’ experience in load and haul activities.
  • 5 years previous management level experience.
  • MBA or Project Management qualification advantageous.
  • Previous contractor management experience.
  • Well-versed in mentoring and training, with a focus on skills transfer.
  • Willingness to travel extensively in Africa.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • 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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