Short Term Planning Engineer

Lumwana, Zambia, Full Time Salary:

Lumwana Mining Company is seeking to recruit a highly committed employee for the position of Short Term Planning Engineer to join the versatile Mining Team.
Reporting to the Short-term Planning Coordinator, you will be responsible for providing mine planning, drill and blast, and support mining operations.
Your duties will include but not limited to the following:
Provide reports on actual production, drill meters and conduct reconciliations
Produce post blast analysis reports, provide tie up plans to Drill and Blast operations/ monitor explosive usage, fragmentation, and powder factors.
Optimise drill fleet schedules, work programs, targets and optimize mining operations within their limitations / ability.
Ensure dig plans and drill plans are produced for Operations handover meeting with sufficient information
Ensure production Geology has sufficient information to produce ore crusher feed plan schedules for operations handover meeting with sufficient special projects as required
Act as liaison to supporting contractors Maxam, AEL & Avantech (or other contactors) for all technical matters
Ensure that environmental policies and strategies are incorporated into mining plans
Identify risks in the work area and use of the correct controls.
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:
Grade 12 Certificate
B.Sc. in Mining Engineering
Minimum 2 years Mining engineering experience
Experience in large multi pit operations utilizing large-scale mining equipment i.e. drill rigs and blasting experience essential.
Must have good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet applications.
Must have a valid driver’s license
Proven ability to deliver results and act as a change agent
Must show commitment to impart knowledge to the mine operations personnel.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia
Barrick has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management. Barrick offers equal employment opportunities to qualified men and women
Closing date for receipt of applications is 4 February 2021. If you are not contacted by HR department within 30 days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful.

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