Graduate Mining Engineer (Geita)

African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) is an international leader in mechanised hard rock underground mining . AUMS is part of Perenti (Formally the Ausdrill Group), an ASX 200 company and Australia’s second largest integrated mining services provider .  We are a global leader in hard rock underground mining; together with Barminco we operate across Africa in Tanzania , Egypt , Ghana , and Burkina Faso and in Australia and India .  We are driven by the continued success at our operations and exceeding our client’s expectations – both in terms of safety and performance.The collective talent and expertise of our workforce is the key to our success , and we are looking for talented people to join our business . We seek to build teams who are loyal , committed to our company values and dedicated to helping our clients . In return , we provide state of the art facilities , equipment , technology and opportunities to work on projects in Australia and Overseas . We look forward to receiving your application for the following position .

Job Description

Geita Gold Mine , Geita

Position purpose :

To assist Senior Mining Engineer and Site Management with the technical mining issues on site and/or department , interpret and analyse mining physicals and site costs , and to integrate with the client technical services department .

Duties and Responsibilities :

1 . Complies with all HS&E policies , procedures and instructions . This includes the correct use of safety devices and protective equipment , prompt reporting of any hazardous situations ,

which they cannot themselves correct , making the necessary changes to eliminate or control the hazard and reporting immediately any accident or injury which arises in the course of their work .

2 . Complies with relevant Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations .

3 . Maintains strong links with underground foremen , supervisors and underground miners .

4 . Takes reasonable care for their own safety and that of other persons who may be affected by their acts .

5 . Performs pre-start checks .

6 . Ensure mining physicals are achieved as per contract / client schedules .

7 . Ensure an intimate understanding of the site contract , variations and management plans and ensure that AUMS is compliant with these requirements .

8 . Ensure client requirements are met contractually and maintain a favourable relationship with the client .

9 . Use analysis and implementation of cost reduction initiatives .

10 . Production monitoring .

11 . Monthly performance reporting .

12 . Management of Quality Assurance Programmes .

13 . Budget preparation .

14 . Assists with the preparation of monthly claims and interface with the client .

Essential Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering , with a high standard of academic attainment .
  • Ability and willingness to complete practical hands-on underground mining training .
  • A demonstrated passion for safety and a proactive attitude toward ensuring that safety is front of mind for all employees at all times .
  • Work independently and fully capable of applying established standards .
  • Ability to manage the mining contract and manage mining costs .
  • Ability to communicate and liaise with employees and client site management .
  • Ability to accurately prepare monthly mining progress claims and present on time to client .
  • Ability to schedule labour .
  • Understanding the mine reporting system .
  • Valid Tanzanian Driver’s Licence .
  • Senior First Aid Certificate .
  • Willingness to participate in drug and alcohol screening , zero tolerance for positive results .
  • Membership of a relevant professional body .

Highly Desirable :

Underground Supervisors Certificate of Competency or First Class Mine Managers (FCMM) Certificate of Competency .
Demonstrated experience of assistance management role in high productivity underground contracting environment with world class productivities (250 meter per month per jumbo , 50000 ore tonnes per month)
Have in-depth knowledge of MinRep , Deswick , Vulcan , and Surpac etc , and be able to design and implement relevant templates for reporting and recording .
Ability to assess mining working conditions and environment .
Understanding of mining equipment and human resource capability and productivities .
If you have the necessary skills , drive and experience to be an asset to AUMS Operations Team , we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply . Only applications with a current Resume attached will be considered for employment .

Application Details

Please send your CV along with a detailed covering letter via email  recruitment@aumsgh.com

Application letters should reach the above on or before 08th November 2019 , 18hr00 .

To apply for this job email your details to vicent@ajiraleo.co.tz