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18 Jan 2021

Permanent Job Vacancy for Unemployed and Skillful Chief Rock Engineer

Anglo American – Posted by JobLink24 Thabazimbi, Limpopo, South Africa

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Job Description

Job Vacancy for Unemployed and Skillful Chief Rock Engineer

Location: Thabazimbi, South Africa

Job Type: Permanent

Company/Employer: Anglo American

Job Title: Chief Rock Engineer

Salary: Market Related

Closing Date: 2021/01/22

Reference Number: REF5077L


Job Description

Anglo American is looking for a Chief Rock Engineer who will be responsible in providing high level and specialist Rock Engineering services and expertise within this 3-5 shaft mining operation with increasing mining complexity, variable conditions and aging infrastructure.

This role is in the MRM department on a Band 6 level, reporting to the Mineral Resource Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To develop/contribute to tactics and plans for mining at increasing depth and to combat increased seismicity inferred from multiple observations and measurements in current mining.
  • To set and assure compliance to Rock Engineering systems, policies, protocols and standards.
  • To participate in industry technical forums and liaise with external parties (e.g. local government, other mining companies).
  • To benchmark the state of rock engineering practice in relation to established best practice (technology) within a Mechanized and Conventional mine.
  • To review and sign off layouts, mandatory codes of practice and rock engineering related systems and investigate opportunities to optimize efficiency and cost, driven by rock engineering input.
  • To conduct and sign-off geotechnical modeling for Mine design and layout purposes and contribute to feasibility studies for new on-mine projects.
  • To provide input into the ore flow statement, mining, ventilation and other related disciplines as well as assisting with planning (LoM, 5-year, 1-year, monthly).

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have mining or Geology Degree (4 years) or equivalent.
  • Must have Chamber of Mines Rock Mechanics Certificate.
  • Must have Advance Rock Engineering Certificate.
  • Must be member of South African Institute of Rock Engineering.
  • Must have extensive experience in managing a team of qualified rock engineering/strata control staff.
  • Must have post qualification experience in mining rock engineering (8 years).
  • Must have intermediate Computer literacy in Microsoft Office.

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