Acacia Mining seeks to employ a Mining Technician based at Bulyanhulu Mine. This role reports to the Mining Engineer and the role holder will be accountable to assist and work together with the Mine Engineer 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 fourteen (14) days on and seven (7) days off.
• Create and manage a database in the Plot Manager for all mine infrastructure (Mine Water, Dewatering, Mine Air, Power, Refuge Chambers and Second Means of Egress) and be accountable for ensuring the database is constantly updated. • Be involved in the budget preparation activities within the Technical Services Team and be accountable for the timely delivery of the outputs required from you. • Prepare detailed Execution Plans for all mining infrastructure projects and be accountable for the efficient and effective application of the plan to ensure the timely completion of project works. • Track the execution of Mine Infrastructure Projects in relation to schedules and produce project update reports for the management team. • 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. • Increases the number of hazards/near miss reporting. • 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. • Act as a 2IC for the Mining Engineer during his rotational leave. • Ensure that weekly/ monthly project reports are always on time, very accurate and contain appropriate content.
• Advance Diploma / FTC in Mining Engineering from a recognized tertiary education institution
• 5 years Underground Mining experience
Skills / Knowledge Requirements:
• Computer Skills – MS Office, Pronto, Deswik, • Time management, scheduling and planning • Analysis and interpretation of data, troubleshooting • Mine design • Project Management • Team membership