Senior Tailings Engineer

Senior Tailings Engineer

Reference # STE_02
Published 19/06/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Location Windhoek, Khomas, Namibia
Introduction We are looking to recruit a Senior Tailings Engineer to join the dynamic mining residency team of one of our clients.
Industries Infrastructure & Construction
Specification ·         Review, design, construction, and remediation of tailings structures at all stages of the project, including pre-feasibility, feasibility, detailed design, and construction stages.

·         Undertaking desk-based studies utilizing data and information from a variety of sources.

·         Undertaking due diligence reviews.

·         Undertaking scoping and pre-feasibility studies.

·         Design and supervision of waste facilities.

·         Project management and coordination.

·         Report and proposal writing.

·         Mentoring consultant level staff as required.

·         Business development

  • Honors Degree or equivalent in a civil or mining engineering subject, with preferably a higher degree and/or significant experience, gained internationally.
  • Pr Eng with 8 years’ specific experience with tailings.
  • Previous experience of design, build, and maintenance of Tailings Storage Facilities.
  • Proven track record of bringing projects in on time, within budget, and to the client’s satisfaction.
  • Competent report and proposal writing skills requiring strong English language skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects and clients at one time, delivering design services on time and budget.
  • Strong technical ability in tailings management, geotechnics, heap leaching, and water management.
  • Ability to review reports and analyses, and carry out audits.
  • Ability to manage people, technical teams, and mentor junior staff.
  • Strong communication and team-building skills.
  • Strong leadership and business development skills.
  • Effective organization and time management skills.
Job Closing Date 31-07-2020

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