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Mine Technical Services Manager, Underground Mining (Honduras, Central America)
Posted date [2018-Mar-05]  (ID: 2311)
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Mine Technical Services Manager, Underground Mining (Central America)

Our client with their mining operations in Central America would like to interview suitable candidates for the position of Technical Services Manager.

The purpose of this role is to manage the mining technical services and geology activity and outcomes in compliance with the Company standard and statutory legislation. The role is responsible for the long term mine planning, geological, and survey activities.

Salary up to US$150K.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good communication skills in Spanish or willingness to learn in a short period of time, and good knowledge of English, both oral and written;
  • Mining Engineering Degree
  • More than 10 years and preferably >12 years mine engineering and / or mining geology experience with hands on professional experience, with the majority in underground mining;
  • Experience in working to budgets and capital cost expectations, ventilation and ground control
  • Proven experience as a technical manager in a similar role;
  • Ability to read and understand mine plans using software such as Mine 24D (EPS), AutoCAD, A-Mine or other software, and advanced Excel;
  • Must be familiar with underground ventilation methods and the use of ventilation software

COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong technical skills in Geology, Mine Engineering, Mine Planning and Survey
  • Results driven achiever with exemplary planning and organization skills
  • Ability to direct employees to achieve set targets
  • Proven relationship builder with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Goal driven leader who maintains a productive climate and confidently motivates, mobilizes and coaches employees to meet high performance standards
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Strategic in business planning 

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Safety, Health, Environment and Community:

  • Promote awareness and comply with site standards and procedures in SHE
  • Demonstrate effective performance in achieving agreed SHE goals in support of the department, site and company standards
  • Demonstrates leadership in SHE through personal behaviors and conversations, and ensuring that the Mine Technical Services team report all SHE incidents and participate in SHE initiatives
  •  Provide clear expectations on performance in SHE through setting objectives in SHE for all employees and contractors
  • Take responsibility for the safety of all personnel, including yourself

Operations:

  • Ensure production and geological support is provided to the Mining and Metallurgy departments, by the timely provision of information necessary for detailed mine planning, scheduling and ore characterization
  • Manage grade control planning to ensure maximum ore recovery, minimize ore dilution and increase the mine resource
  • Ensure resources and reserves are calculated to the standard
  •  Ensure mine planning, design and scheduling services are provided to the Mining and Metallurgy departments
  • Manage the provision of specialized technical input through the engineering and planning process to optimize mine performance for the life of the mines
  • Ensure geotechnical support and advice is available to the Mining departments
  • Ensure surveying services are available to the Mining departments
  • Manage the MTS budget and assist the Mining Operations to achieve the Strategy Plan
  • Manage expenditure to within budget levels
  • Understand, review and adjust activity within your responsibility, in compliance with Company policies and procedures, to deliver “physical” outcomes within budget/forecast operating and capital cost

Exploration:

  • Manage all exploration activities for mineral resources on the mining and exploration leases under the control of the Company, as targeted in the strategic plan
  • Ensure that exploration activities comply with the Company and statutory expectations
  • Engage and empower others to deliver and share improvement and excellence to ensure that better efficiencies are determined

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Job Title Mine Technical Services Manager, Underground Mining (Honduras, Central America)
Nationality All Nationalities
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Honduras, Central America
Location International/ Abroad
Country Central America
Job Type Permanent
Industry Mining
Salary Negotiable
Languages Spoken English & some knowledge of Spanish
Job Ref No AR201714CA
Start Date As soon as possible
Closing Date Open until filled
    
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