Reporting to: Field Operations Manager Requirements:
  • University Degree/diploma in Mining Engineering or Metallurgy
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organisational skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
Specific roles and responsibilities:
  • Conduct or/and collaborate in geological exploration, and reviews maps, exploration data and drilling logs to determine location, size, accessibility, and estimated value of mineral deposit;
  • Conduct research to determine location and methods of extracting minerals, considering factors such as safety, operational costs, deposit characteristics, overburden depth, and surrounding strata;
  • Plan, recommend, and coordinate mining process, type and capacity of haulage equipment, such as power shovels and trucks, and labour utilisation;
  • Lay out and direct mine construction operations, such as location and development of shafts, tunnels, chambers, position of excavation benches, and access roads;
  • Design, implement, and monitor facility projects, such as water and power supply, ventilation system, rock-dust and radon gas control, drainage, rail and conveyor systems and material cleaning, grading, and reduction systems;
  • Devise methods and locations to store and replace excavated soil to reclaim mine sites;
  • Analyse labour requirements, equipment needs and operational costs to compute and prepare annual budget reports;
  • Apply knowledge of mining engineering to solve problems concerned with environment, Occupational health and safety of miners.


Interested candidates are requested to submit their curriculum vitae (CV) to: not later than Friday March 06, 2020. Email subject must clearly state the “job title” you are applying for.

Note: These positions are open locally. All candidates applying for this position will be selected on merit and only those short listed will be invited for interviews.