Chief Geotechnical Engineer - Underground Gold Mine
Globe 24-7
4d ago
source : Jobberman

Job Summary

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced an Undergriound Chief Geotechnical Engineer to join a gold mine development in Ghana.

  • Minimum Qualification : Degree
  • Experience Level : Senior level
  • Experience Length : 8 years
  • TheCompany :

    Our client is a well-known gold producer in Africa. The company’scurrent focus is on the development of their underground gold mine.

    This is anexciting time to join the operation and Globe 24-7 has been selectedas the recruitment partner to assist with the sourcing process for thisposition.

    The Role :

    We are seeking an Chief Geotechnical Engineer with underground experience, responsible for managing geotechnial teams, systems and engineering integrity of mininginfrastructure development plans.

    Delivering a safe working environment, so that the underground and surface development plans can achieve their project goals.

    SkillRequirements :

  • 10 15 years of relevant rock mechanics / geotechnicalengineering experience in underground mining environment with some exposure insurface mining
  • 8 years’ experience in the chief geotechnical engineeringrole
  • Analyze and interpret geotechnical data and therequisite rock mass classification and characterisation methods
  • Analyse and interpret mining stress data

  • Develop geotechnical design criteria to support safeand optimal mine operations.
  • Develop Ground Control Management Plan (GCMP)
  • Carry out geotechnical numerical modelling andinterpret results
  • Excellent computer literacy with specialised geotechnicaland mining software such as Rocscience, AutoCAD etc.
  • Strong technical, leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and reportwriting skills
  • Proven experience mentoring and training junior engineers
  • Certificate / Qualification Requirements :

  • Bachelor’sDegree in Mining / Geological Engineering
  • Master ofScience in Engineering (Rock Mechanics / Geotechnical Engineering)
  • A postgraduate in Management / Management practice would be considered a strong asset
  • Blastingcertificate
  • MineRescue certificate
  • Shift bosscertificate
  • TheRewards

    This position offers acompetitive remuneration package and an excellent opportunity for aprofessional to further their career within a fast-growing organisation.

    You would be working on a Residential basis (5 / 2) and have theoption for family status.


    Please apply directly bysubmitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document.

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