Senior Mine Engineer (Underground)

Full Time Permanent

Website B2Gold


Senior Mine Engineer (Underground)


Provide mine engineering and planning support to the underground operation to ensure optimal production and backfilling operations.

Job description

  • Manage the underground development and production contractors, ensuring that production, safety and quality targets are achieved
  • Conduct conceptual mining expansion studies and lead approved projects to execution
  • Conduct economic analyses and trade off studies of different schedules and operating scenarios
  • Oversee and coordinate Short, Medium and Long Term Planning functions
  • Manage underground production and construction related projects
  • Oversee longhole stope designs, stope optimisation and blast ring designs, to ensure efficient and optimal reserve extraction
  • Manage the underground mine planning database
  • Analyse production data to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Reconcile actual excavations with design, identifying deviations and initiatives to improve
  • Ensure compliance to all B2Gold Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Degree in Mining Engineering (B. Eng.) (NQF Level 7)
  • Minimum 7 years of experience as a mine engineer in a mechanized hard-rock underground mine with at least 3 years supervisory experience
  • Strong knowledge, expertise and understanding of underground mining techniques, long hole open stoping and backfill operations
  • Valid Code B driver’s license
  • Excellent knowledge of mine design software: MineSight, Deswik, Vulcan, Mine 2-4d, EPS Scheduler, etc.

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