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Engineer, Mine Production Planning

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Mine Operation Jobs, Mine Planning/Scheduling Jobs, Mining Engineer Jobs, Production Jobs
Panama All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:

Purpose of the Role:

To develop a rolling three-Month mine plan (the "Three Month Mine Plan") which will be updated monthly and a copy will be provided and communicated to the Mine Operations Group.

Key Responsibilities:

* The location and dimensions of all blocks to be mined.
* Details of the required sequence of block extraction.
* Details of any change to or extension of de-watering facilities, including relocation of primary de-watering sumps, pumps and pipelines, together with any pumping requirements necessary prior to this.
* Details to any changes in the pit electrification system
* The general direction of mining within each block taking into account the need for selective mining and the need to blend ore types.
* The location and development of drop cuts
* The estimated tonnage of ore, waste and low grade ore to be mined from each mining area.
* Stockpile and re-handle requirements.
* Quantity, quality, type, timing and blending required for crusher feed.
* The waste rock stack dump development sequence
* Details of rehabilitation works or mine closure plan requirements.

Other requirements:

* To understand the role for what it is - it is a service role whose prime focus is the production of the three month 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 and OPMS.
* Preferably four to seven years appropriate experience with more than 8 year's total experience.
* Plus all the other good generic things - safety, attitude. team player etc.


* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
* Strong ability to work in a "team" environment.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment.
* Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.


Fluency in English is required and proficiency in Spanish highly regarded. A willingness to undertake language training desirable.

Working Conditions

Cobre Panama is a remote site. The position is offered as Residential or FIFO with a strong preference for the incumbent to be residential.

Safety and Environment

* Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.
* Ensure all Safety and Environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly.
* Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices.
* Identification of potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken.
* Maintenance of a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.
* Raising, discussion and resolution of safety issues at regular meetings

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