FQM Senior Engineer, Drill and Blast Jobs in Zambia

FQM Senior Engineer, Drill and Blast Jobs in Zambia


Key Responsibilities:

Technical Accountabilities

• Design, plan, monitor and report on all drill and blast activities to ensure a productive and efficient mining operations.

• Produce accurate Drill and Blast designs in a timely manner, as defined by 3 monthly and weekly plans provided by short range engineering.

• Under the direction of the Chief Engineer undertake Drill and Blast related project studies and investigations: blast movement monitoring, wall control blasting trials, electronic initiation designs, mine introduce Innovative D&B Engineering techniques and products.

• Be able to verify, analyze and report blast performance data.

• Liaise with other department on deliverables inputs and stake holders.

Compliance / Quality Control

• Champion Operational quality control. Ensure holes are drilled to Engineering planned depth, location, and Inclination to achieve the desired blast results.

• Prepare, Monitor and updates production data associated with Drilling and Blasting activities.

• Review q/a data digging rates and blast videos determine areas of further improvement.

• Ensure Blast masters plans for the 3 months' forecast are produced in timely manner.

• Review and analyse contractor short reports identifying trends and inefficiencies.

• Consult and develop a close working relationship with the Geotechnical Engineer in order to optimize pit wall stability.

• Develop a sense of continuous improvement. Seek to streamline drill and blast process to increase productivity, quality and compliance.

• Other duties as directed by the Mine Manager.

Qualifications & Experience:

• BSc
/ BEng Mining.

• Minimum of 5 years experience in international mining.

• Ability to work in a team environment with many stakeholders.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment.

• Ability to lead a multi-cultural environment.

• Middle management experience.

Behavioural Traits:

• Ability to maintain composure when dealing with conflicting priorities while providing consistent leadership and direction.

• Must be able to develop and maintain a cohesive working team.

• Ability to work effectively under pressure, remaining on track and compensating for variances.

• Demonstrated ability to manage suppliers/contractors.

• Vision to perceive risks and opportunities and an ability to act on these circumstances accordingly.

• Ability to develop solutions in a rapidly changing and mentally challenging environment.

• Willingness to take initiative on projects, design changes, and inventive solutions.

  • Experience in Months: 60

  • Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; FQM Senior Engineer, Drill and Blast Jobs in Zambia


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