Lead Civil Engineer FS (Feasibility Study / Mining / Civil Designs / Earthworks / Technical / Drawings) – Southern Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 3 weeks ago

Reference No. 651 0305 MHU

Reference Number: 651 0305 MHU


Job Description:

Our global mining client seeks to recruit a highly committed employee for the position of Lead Civil Engineer – FS to join the versatile Mine expansion feasibility study team under Project Engineering – FS Section. This reports directly to the Project Manager, with the successful incumbent being responsible for providing professional civil engineering designs and project management services for the feasibility study of the project.



  • Provide guidance and technical support on civil and geotechnical engineering for the feasibility study of the project.
  • Prepare engineering analyses, specifications, capital and operating cost estimates of key earthworks and civil packages.
  • Provide input on civil engineering designs and monitor and ensure effective design, project controls, and quality.
  • Perform a feasibility study for civil design by creating associated design criteria.
  • Estimate CAPEX by identifying major civil work packages along with the associated earthworks, Geotech programme, purchasing cost and associated lead times.
  • Prepare civil package scope of works, specifications, datasheets, requisitions and bid evaluations.
  • Perform engineering calculations to support design decisions.
  • Review possibilities for the optimization of the layout block plan and managing of all required services interfaces (SMPP, piping, EC&I, drainage, and trenches)
  • Prepare, review, and negotiate contracts.
  • Plan and manage budgets.
  • Develop and implement a quality management system with associated quality control programs – specifically related to the civil construction packages.
  • Provide direction on civil and earthworks packages with associated scopes and requirements to the suppliers based on specifications included in the procurement agreement.
  • Ensure that manpower, equipment, tools, materials, and design necessary to support the project schedule will be available.
  • Perform structural integrity assessments of critical civil structures currently installed on site.
  • Review of 3D Modelling and manufacturing drawings data packs.
  • Perform civil design verification in accordance with relevant international codes and standards.
  • Review business cases for application for expenditure of capital.
  • Stay abreast of developments in technology and find application of this technology on the operation to reduce cost, increase uptime and improve safety


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Professionally Registered Engineer (may be flexible if ample experience)
  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in Civil Engineering
  • Strong mining experience, with a focus on feasibility studies and capital project execution
  • Computer skills – must have strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook)
  • Excellent communication, leadership and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with civil designs and construction with associated earthworks, and geotechnical investigation programmes


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO expat role with a 6 weeks on / 3 weeks off roster
  • Competitive USD package with STI & LTI


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to mhuber@camining.com



Please visit www.camining.com or www.mining-recruitment-jobs.com for more exciting opportunities.


Mark Huber

Managing Lead – Executive Mining Recruitment

CA Mining


CA Mining 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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