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Junior Mine Engineer, Short Range - Rosebel Mine Site - Suriname

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
CAD Jobs, Design Jobs, Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs
Hard Rock, Open pit
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:

The Role:

Reporting to the Senior Engineer, the Junior Engineer is responsible for planning and coordinating mining activities in the short range. The Junior Engineer is also responsible for design assistance and projects within the mine including dewatering, ground control, infrastructure, etc.

Your Responsibilities:

To coordinate activities related to a system, program, or process in mine design.
Independently handles pit phase designs and short-term mine plans.
Analyzes and interprets short-term mine plans to ensure alignment with operational objectives.
Weekly planning by coordinating and communicating activities, and modifying approaches where necessary taking into account the different strategies proposed.
Control and monitor the work of mining activities by checking the state of progress on the ground, compliance plans and specifications issued and analyzing the results of completed work.
Contributes to the development of policies and practices in engineering.
Conducts equipment studies to verify that planned production goals can be met.
Confirms that pit designs are properly implemented in the field.
Coordinates production surveying.

To inspect and develop programs related to pit dewatering.
Mine dewatering planning and field inspections.
Determination of pumping requirements.
Inspections of pumps and piping infrastructure.
Assistance with development and management of budgets.
Developing and presenting hydrogeologic data.
Design of drainage infrastructure, preferably with knowledge of watershed modeling software.
Work related to development of water balances e.g. field verification.
Work related to waste-rock management and/or pit-lakes.
Basic understanding of Geotechnical Roles in a mining environment.


What we look for:

A bachelor degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent.
Eligible for a professional order registration.
Post graduate qualification in mining or business related field is an added advantage.
Two to five years of mine operation and engineering experience; with a minimum of two years in an open pit hard rock environment.
Hands on experience in short-term planning.
Sound knowledge of AutoCAD as well as Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, MS Project, PowerPoint).
Comprehensive knowledge of open pit mining engineering principles, theories and concepts.
Leadership and supervision capabilities.

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Technical Services
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Dec 30, 2019, 7:49:04 PMAbout Us

IAMGOLD is a leading mid-tier gold producer with four operating gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects. The company’s growth plans are focused in Canada, select countries in South America and Africa.
IAMGOLD is committed to a Zero Harm approach: we continually strive to reach the highest standards in human health and safety, minimize our impact on the environment and work co-operatively with our host communities.

Rosebel Gold Mines

Having a successful career path is about making the right choices and at Rosebel Gold Mines, we offer you many opportunities. We are one of the largest private employers in Suriname and offer a wide range of career paths, with all the support and incentives you need to be your best. We believe that by engaging, empowering and supporting each other, we can achieve extraordinary performance.

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