SENIOR MINING ENGINEER – OPEN PIT

Job ID:
43651
Location:
Wabag, EN, Papua New Guinea
Category:
Mining / Engineering Jobs
Job Views:
283
Posted:
04.25.2018
Job Description:

Barrick (Niugini) Limited (“BNL”) is a company incorporated in Papua New Guinea, and operates the Porgera Gold Mine in Enga Province on behalf of the Porgera Joint Venture partners. BNL is an independently managed company and is jointly owned through an equal partnership between Barrick Gold Corporation and Zijin Mining Group-which own 95% participating interest in the Porgera Joint Venture. The remaining 5% is owned by Mineral Resource Enga (MRE) Limited – a consortium consisting of the Enga Provincial Government and the Porgera landowners.

SENIOR MINING ENGINEER – OPEN PIT (NS_579)
 
Reporting to the Superintendent – Open Pit Mine Engineering, the Senior Mining Engineer Open Pit applies and monitors open pit production planning and drill and blast engineering systems, to enable the achievement of the 2-weekly and 13-week Plan, and alignment with budget/LOM plans.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the integration of weekly, monthly and budget mining plans

  • Ensure blending strategies for mill feed and stockpile management are followed

  • Undertake financial analysis of open pit improvement projects

  • Monitor conformance and investigate variances

  • Report on a weekly and monthly basis to all parties regarding production figures and numbers

  • Coordinate and manage projects within area of accountability, to achieve completion to agreed quality, budget and schedule.

  • Develop project proposals for submission to Manager, Mine Technical Services.

  • Assist in the preparation of AFE’s for any capital projects within area of accountability.

  • Manage the safety, personnel, equipment and materials involved in such project execution.

  • Regularly report to Manager, Mine Technical Services and customers on project progress against targets. 

  • Assist the Superintendent – Open Pit Mine Engineering in developing and improving Mine Planning and Mine Engineering Systems to ensure optimal ore extraction.

  • Ensure the regular review of mine planning and engineering processes and investigate, assess and where appropriate, trial new methods or technology.

  • Develop and monitor targets for improvement in mine production engineering service delivery.

  • Ensure all incidents are reported and investigated according to Company policy and statutory requirements and all recommended corrective actions are completed.

  • Promoting environmentally sound work practices in peers and contractors.  Informing persons in work area (employees, contractors and visitors) of PJV’s Environmental Policy and Practices and notifying supervisor if persons refuse to comply.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate must have:
 
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Mining Engineering or a related discipline

  • Membership of AusIMM and PNG Institute of Engineers

  • Significant mine engineering experience, with experience in a senior open pit production and mine planning role in a developing country on a large open pit environment, preferably gold

  • Extensive experience in drill and blast engineering

  • Knowledge of open pit mining technology and heavy production equipment

  • Experience in developing the role-specific knowledge of less experienced engineers

  • Demonstrated success as an effective leader with the ability to lead a team safely and improve team safety awareness

  • High level understanding of all relevant legislation affecting the employment and safety of persons in the mining industry in PNG

  • Demonstrated application of continuous improvement ideas

  • Advanced skills in the use of mine planning software and production databases. Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems and MS Office applications

  • Strong report writing and presentation skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels.


NB: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST HAVE AN UP TO DATE POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE (ACQUIRED WITHIN THE LAST 6 MONTHS).
 
If you possess the ambition and drive to build a career with Porgera Joint Venture, apply now before the 04th May, 2018.

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