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Mine Engineer: Short Term Planner

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Mine Operations - Other Jobs, Mine Supervisor Jobs
Copper, Open pit
Panama All
Contract Type:
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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Key Responsibilities:

* To develop the weekly mining schedule, in accordance with the guide lines in the Three Monthly Plan and the Site Mine Operating Standards
* To communicate the mining schedule to the Mine Operations Group.

The weekly mining schedule includes scheduling all mining activities and includes but is not limited to

* Detailing the location and approximate dimension of all blocks to be mined.
* Detailing the ore extraction sequence;
* Estimating the tonnage and type of ore to be directed to the crusher, ROM Pad, or Ore stockpile;
* Estimating the volume/tonnage of ore, low grade ore and waste to be mined during the period;
* Scheduling drilling, blasting and pre-split drilling including explosives quantities required;
* Estimating the number of Grade Control samples / holes to be collected / drilled.
* Scheduling road construction
* Scheduling ancillary works, including tree clearing and development of underdrains, batter scaling
* Scheduling Cable movements
* Detailing Equipment allocation and scheduled maintenance
* Estimated fuel usage
* Estimating the truck fleet numbers required to complete the plan

The mining fleet that needs to be scheduled includes

* 4 x P&H 4100 Shovels
* 3 x R9350 Excavators
* 2 x Cat 6640D electric drills
* 2 x PV351 electric drills
* 3 x PV 271 electric drills
* 2 x PV 271 diesel drills.

The person we are looking for needs

* To understand the role for what it is - it is a service role that produces and communicates the weekly plan
* To understand the mining process in a large scale open pit mine operating in a tropical (wet) environment
* Be able to use Hexagon Mine Plan software.
* To want the job

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