Mining Engineer - Acacia Mining


Acacia Mining seeks to employ a Mining Engineer based at Bulyanhulu Mine. This role reports to the Section Leader Mining Engineering and the role holder will be accountable to provide proficient technical support and coordination to manage Bulyanhulu’s underground mine infrastructure (Mine Water, Dewatering, Mine Air, Power, Refuge Chambers and Second Means of Egress) and associated capital projects in order to comply with all safety standards, regulatory requirements and ensure the required infrastructure is in place to support mining operations.

This is a permanent role, with the work roster being six (6) weeks on and three (3) weeks off.


• Implement the standards for the Technical Services Department for the planning of mine infrastructure (Mine Water, Dewatering, Mine Air, Power, Refuge Chambers and Second Means of Egress) and be accountable for the standards being met for all outputs.
• Be involved in the budget preparation activities within the Technical Services Team and be accountable for the timely delivery of the outputs required.
• Prepare detailed execution plans for all mining infrastructure projects and be accountable for the efficient and effective application of the plans to ensure the timely completion of project works.
• Be accountable for management of project costs, including engagement of contractors, management of contracts and contractors, accruals and clearance of claims and invoices for payment.
• Be accountable for the final sign off on Infrastructure Project Works upon completion and handover to operations.
• Liaise with the Long and Short Term Planning Engineers to identify issues with the LOM, 0+12 Plan and Monthly Plans with relation to infrastructure project works.
• Prepare and issue designs and specifications for infrastructure capital projects as required.
• Prepare reports regarding Mine Infrastructure work as required.
• Work closely with the Capital Projects Department representatives on the large capital projects underground.
• Increase the number of hazards/near miss reports
• Ensure spatial compliance.
• Reduce contractors delays due to lack of mine water / power / mine air / flooded areas or any other mine infrastructure issues.
• Ensure compliance with the Field Instructions Process (issuing, registering and filling).
• Participate in identifying business improvement opportunities within your work area.
• Ensure that weekly/ monthly project reports are always on time, very accurate and contain appropriate content.
• Act as 2IC for the Section Leader - Mining Engineering when required


Qualification Requirements:

• Tertiary Degree in Mining Engineering

Experience Requirements:

• 8 years in Mining, including at least 5 years in Underground Mining, and 2 years in a leadership role

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:

• Computer Skills – MS Office, Pronto, Deswik,
• Time management, scheduling and planning
• Analysis and interpretation of data, troubleshooting
• Mine design
• Project Management
• Mining and mine planning
• Financial Analysis
• Team Membership & Leadership

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