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Mine Planning Engineer: Mid Range

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs
Base metals, Copper, Mining, Open pit
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Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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Key Responsibilities:

* With input from the Mine Planning Superintendents, produce Medium-term forecast mining plans, bench extraction sequences and budgets.
* Undertake Mine Planning process including mine and waste dump design, productions scheduling, quarterly re forecast as well as 3 month rolling forecast
* Interface with Short Range Mine Plan as well as Long Term Mine Plan to ensure alignment
* Constantly generate scenario to challenge the robustness of mid rang mine plan
* Establish and maintain Medium Term Plan data repository
* Ensure the medium-term plans follow logical and practical mining sequences particularly with regards to drainage management and terraces mining configuration
* Assist with production of mine reconciliation reports for quarterly and annual periods tracking mine production, spatial compliance and mining costs.
* Design of waste dump sequences for medium term planning horizons including limits, development sequences, tip heads, roads and competent material requirements
* Assist the Mine Planning Superintendent in the development of bench extraction plans and blast masters.
* Liaise with Geology and Processing Superintendent to ensure suitable quantity and quality of ore for Processing requirements
* Under the guidance of Mine Planning Superintendents develop pit, dump and other infrastructure designs which are appropriate to suit the needs of the mine planning team
* Track the performance of the medium-term plans against actual plan performance.
* Provide support to other mine planning disciplines when required.
* Undertake trade off analysis of medium term mining scenario

Experience & Qualifications

* MSc. in Mining Engineering.
* Minimum experience of 5-10 years mining engineering
* Experience in large multi pit operations utilizing large scale mining equipment i.e Electric face Shovel P&H and AC drive Truck , large electric drill
* Experience in Mine Planning and Design, Scheduling and production- OPMS X Pac solution, Minesight or equivalent
* Good verbal and written communication skill

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