Chief Mine Engineer ( Mining / Underground / Deswik / Polymetals ) – Bosnia, Europe

Europe#Eastern Europe
Posted 3 weeks ago

Reference No. 23 VG

Reference Number: 23 VG

Job Description:

Our client – an international mining house – is looking for a Chief Mine Engineer to join their team Bosnia. As the Chief Mine Engineer, you will be reporting to the Mine Manager and will responsible and accountable for all technical aspects of the underground mine providing inputs into the designs and schedules from early start-up, through ramp-up and into full scale operations, develop strategic mining plans including mine of life plan and coach-mentor mine engineering members team.


  • Training, mentoring, and supervising the mine engineering team.
  • Perform short range mine planning including development design and scheduling, long-hole stope design and reconciliation, paste fill design, services and ventilation, production scheduling and reconciliation.
  • Coordinate mine engineering work with mine geology, mine operations, mining contractor and maintenance areas.
  • Ensure strategic planning and execute long term business objectives
  • Ensure that all reporting required meets the group standards and is completed and distributed on time
  • Lead the Monthly, Quarterly, Yearly and life of mine plans
  • Promote and adhere to appropriate internal methodologies, policies, procedures and standards
  • Provide input regarding improvement opportunities and areas of risk
  • Supervise and review the work of direct reports and others and provide feedback to the Mine Manager.
  • Overview, provide direction and act as a technical reference point and mentor for staff while ensuring work outputs are in line with strategic and business plans
  • Be responsible for implementing and ongoing monitoring of planning performance.
  • Be accountable for the initiation of any disciplinary action or reward recognition for staff under your report
  • Ensure all costs incurred remain within budget, and identify cost savings opportunities
  • Maintain daily/weekly/monthly quality control and mine operations deliverable targets.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree (mine engineering or related field) with a minimum of ten (+10) years’ experience in underground hard rock mines, long-hole stopping and exposure to paste-fill with prior experience coordinating and supervising mining contractors and company teams
  • Experience with Deswik mining software.
  • Strong technical background including experience with block modelling, reserves estimation, short-term and long-term planning.
  • Experience with longhole open stope mining method.
  • Desirable experience with international PERC, JORC or NI 43-101 resources/reserves codes.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent position

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Ruan Roodt at

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Ruan Roodt

Senior Executive Consultant

CA Global

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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