South Africa

Rock Mechanics Engineer

Company Mopani Copper Mine Plc
Reference # NMSB660AAG03
Published 05/12/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Location Kitwe, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
Responsible for preparing (LOM) schedules, carrying out projects, conducting feasibility studies of various mining options and ensuring primary & secondary conceptual plans for future mining are readily available.
Job Functions Technical
Industries Mining
1.Design of support and excavations
2.Daily scrutiny of SCO reports and activities
3.Conducting numerical modelling
4.Providing input into the mine design
5.Implementing TARP
6.Weekly underground inspections of areas of concern and writing of detailed technical reports
7.Fall of ground investigation
8.Updating and analyzing fall of ground database
9.Management of GCMP
1.Grade 12 Certificate
2.Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering / Mining Engineering or Geology
3.Minimum 2 years geotechnical experience in underground metalliferous environment
4.Experience with mine software including Surpac, Map3D and AutoCAD as well as Rocscience software i.e. Dips, Unwedge and Phase2
5.Must have Blasting License and First Aid certificate.
6.Member of EIZ

Job Closing Date 21/12/2018
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