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  • Description


    All planning, extraction sequencing, design and scheduling of sublevel cave ring drilling and blasting, utilizing tools such as GEMCOM, Microstation and blast design software

    Monitor and react to control the fragmentation and waste dilution within acceptable limits

    Ring drilling, timing and blasting performance modelling, in-situ performance assessment and adjustment according to local and global standards in consultation with the Geotechnical Engineer

    Implement and manage control systems to ensure drilling, timing and blasting

    Drill and blast cost planning as well as reconciliation, monitoring and improvement of cost

    Participate in compiling the Strategic Business Plan for the mine

    Management of the Drill and Blast database

    Maintain and improve safe work practices Minimum Requirements:


    Must be in possession of a National Higher Diploma, a B.Tech, BSc or B (Eng) in Mining Engineering will be an advantage

    Mine Overseers Certificate of Competency

    Mine Managers Certificate of Competency (Metalliferous Mines) is highly desirable

    Minimum 5 years mining experience, and mass mining experience highly desirable

    Code 08 Drivers License


    Competent in Microsoft Office

    Competency in GEMCOM/PCSLC/Ring design or Mine 24D and other relevant systems

    Working knowledge of specialist Drill and Blast design software will be an advantage

    Managerial/supervisory experience

    Technical design and analysis

    Technical knowledge of mining operations

    Planning, coordinating and prioritizing

    Analysing and interpretation of information

    Applicable legal knowledge and understanding

    Decision-making ability in a fast-changing environment


    NB: Should you do not hear from us within the next 30 days, please take it you have not been successful in your application, however we will contact all candidates of the outcome in due time within the process.

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Certificate
  • Years of experience: 1
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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Job summary

  • Drill and Blast Engineer Needed asap

  • City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Company

    Cover For Life
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Salary

    R 7.854,00 monthly

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