Engineer Mine Operations Drill and Blast - Kimberley


Engineer Mine Operations Drill and Blast

Closing Date:

7 June 2012 – 17:00


Northern Cape



Type of Business:

A leading South African diversified mining and minerals company


R 900 000 – R 1 mil per annum


To coordinate Mining operations to ensure optimum and cost effective recovery for the client in accordance with sound mining practice to ensure the attainment of departments production objectives 

Minimum Requirements

BTech / B.Sc / B.Eng in Mining Engineering

Certificate of Competence as a Mine Manager

Total of 8 years Mining Engineering experience

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an open cast production environment, including fleet management and control systems.


Drilling and Blasting

Continuous improvement and optimization

Asset Performance

SHERQ and Compliance

People Management

Budget Management and cost control

Contractor Management


The candidate must have 5-8 experience in an open cast production environment (incl Fleet management and control systems

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

Technical Knowledge

Management Skills

Quality Orientation

Specialist Knowledge

Problem Solving and Analysis

Creativity & Innovation

Commercial Awareness


Planning & Organising

Computer Literacy

Drivers License

Statutory Knowledge

Medically fit

SHERQ Knowledge

Policies and procedures

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