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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Job Vacancy at Barrick - Bulyanhulu Gold Mine Limited, Senior Geotechnical Engineer

 




SENIOR GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER

Bulyanhulu Gold Mine, Shinyanga Region, Tanzania
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Bulyanhulu Gold Mine is seeking to recruit Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate for this position is expected to align to the Barrick DNA and drive a change within his team and the business and on a practical note will ensure activities in the Technical Service Section are effectively planned and undertaken in a safe and cost effective manner to achieve targets in accordance to BGML Mining Safety Standards, Policies and Procedures. .

Position: 
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Reporting to: Geotechnical Manager
Duration: Permanent
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensuring all tasks or activities are executed and aligned with safety standard operating procedures and safe work instructions at all times
  • Ensure the safety of all underground personnel from geotechnical hazards
  • Undertaking of geotechnical data collection programmes,
  • Geotechnical design and modelling studies and providing input for mine planning and design, to ensure mine stability for short and long-term planning,
  • Conducting Geotechnical inspections of mine development, open stopes and pillar behavior, and the impact on mine infrastructure, mine planning, ore extraction, and underground control systems,
  • Assessing seismic responses to mining and managing seismic hazards,
  • Maintaining procedures, processes and databases for all geotechnical functions, including ground support, ground deformation monitoring and training,
  • Identifying and assisting with the implementation of business improvement opportunities,
  • Assist the Geotechnical Manager to complete BGML’s employee performance management processes to ensure optimum employee performance and take appropriate action to remedy any substandard employee performance or behavior.
  • Act as a liaison between planning and operations departments coordinating rock mechanical engineering efforts towards short-term objectives.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering or Geological Engineering degree preferably with a specialization in Ground Control, Geotechnical Engineering or Rock Mechanics.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must have a minimum 5 years’ experience in underground mining environment
  • Must have a minimum 5 years post graduate industry underground mining experience preferably in precious metals using narrow vein long hole stoping
  • Must have a valid driving license and able to drive a light vehicle in underground environment.


SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Proficiency with geotechnical design software such as FLAC3D, Dips, UnWedge, RS2, RS3, Map3D and Deswik mine design;
  • Proficiency with Ticker3D, Trace and mXrap
  • Able to work with limited supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills with contractors and mine personnel.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work safely and not create or ignore hazards.
  • Cultural and religious awareness and tolerance.
  • High degree of patience and tolerance.
  • Able to maintain accurate records and reports.
  • Ability to interpret mine layouts.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and where applicable.
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants are invited to submit their CV’s/Resume’s, careful read application guidelines
Rename your CV in this format CV - YOUR FULL NAME
Indicating the role title “SENIOR GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER“ in the subject of your email
Send your application via e-mail to: bulyrecruitment@barrick.com

If you are not contacted by Barrick - Bulyanhulu Gold Mine LTD within thirty (30) days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful. Short listed candidates may be subjected to any of the following: security clearance; competency assessment; physical capability assessment, reference checking.
Please forward applications before 17th October 2021