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Mining Engineer Job in Kenya


Mining Engineer

Reference: ME _2013
Recruiter: Altima Africa Ltd
Contract: Permanent
Location: Nairobi 
Available: ASAP
Category: Experienced 

Offer: Neg.

Profile Introduction

Our Client, the leading indigenous construction company in Kenya, seeks to recruit a Mining Engineer tasked with identifying and managing mining locations and planning mining operations, specifying processes, labor usage, and equipment that will result in safe, economical, and environmentally sound mining.

Minimum Requirements
  • A degree in geology, mining engineering, mineral or quarry engineering or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of ten years experience in Mining operations
Job Specification- Mining Engineer
General Roles
  • Select or develop mineral location, extraction, and production methods, based on factors such as safety, cost, and deposit characteristics.
  • Monitor mine production rates to assess operational effectiveness.
  • Inspect mining areas for unsafe structures, equipment, and working conditions.
  • Design, implement, and monitor the development of mines, facilities, systems, or equipment.
  • Devise solutions to problems of land reclamation and water and air pollution, such as methods of storing excavated soil and returning exhausted mine sites to natural states.
  • Lay out, direct, and supervise mine construction operations, such as the construction of shafts and tunnels.
  • Evaluate data to develop new mining products, equipment, or processes.
  • Select or devise materials-handling methods and equipment to transport ore, waste materials, and mineral products efficiently and economically.
  • Examine maps, deposits, drilling locations, or mines to determine the location, size, accessibility, contents, value, and potential profitability of mineral, oil, and gas deposits.
  • Conduct or direct mining experiments to test or prove research findings.
  • Implement and coordinate mine safety programs, including the design and maintenance of protective and rescue equipment and safety devices.
  • Assessing the commercial viability of new mining ventures and reclaiming mine sites;
  • Preparing plans for mines, for example tunnels and shafts for underground mines;
Other Roles
  • In the long term design, develop, and implement computer applications for use in mining operations such as mine design, modeling, or mapping or for monitoring mine conditions.
  • Prepare technical reports for use by mining, engineering, and management personnel.
  • Prepare schedules, reports, and estimates of the costs involved in developing and operating mines.
Key Responsibilities
  • staff activities, either in one site section or throughout an entire mine;
  • filling in disused mine shafts;
  • managing monthly budgets and keeping detailed records
  • Ascertaining extraction risks
  • Ensuring that operations comply with health and safety requirements
  • Liaising with and advising managerial and technical staff (geologists, engineers etc.)
Competencies
  • Confidence
  • Ability to work independently as well as team working skills
  • Strong technical skills/capabilities
  • Managerial skills
  • IT skills
How to Apply
  • If you are qualified and up to the challenge visit www.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by 5pm, 17th March 2013.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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