Job description : Purpose of the Role
Purpose of the Role
To plan and manage mining related projects as directed by the Chief Mining Engineer and to ensure the timely and safe completion of these projects.
Key Responsibilities :
Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
Maintain HSE standards and ensure strict compliance within the process plant control room.
To develop the weekly mining schedule, in accordance with the guide lines in the Three Monthly Plan and the Site Mine Operating Standards
To communicate the mining schedule to the Mine Operation’s Group.
The weekly mining schedule includes scheduling all mining activities and includes but is not limited to
Detailing the location and approximate dimension of all blocks to be mined.
Detailing the ore extraction sequence;
Estimating the tonnage and type of ore to be directed to the crusher, ROM Pad, or Ore stockpile;
Estimating the volume / tonnage of ore, low grade ore and waste to be mined during the period;
Scheduling drilling, blasting and pre-split drilling including explosives quantities required;
Estimating the number of Grade Control samples / holes to be collected / drilled.
Scheduling road construction
Scheduling ancillary works, including tree clearing and development of underdrains, batter scaling
Scheduling Cable movements
Detailing Equipment allocation and scheduled maintenance
Estimated fuel usage
Estimating the truck fleet numbers required to complete the plan
Control, report and reduce operational costs, and ensure cost consideration taken with all decisions.
Implement FQM Way culture in the Control Room team - "Bolder, Smarter, Driven, Together."
The mining fleet that needs to be scheduled includes
4 x P&H 4100 Shovels
3 x R9350 Excavators
2 x Cat 6640D electric drills
2 x PV351 electric drills
3 x PV 271 electric drills
2 x PV 271 diesel drills.
The person we are looking for needs
To understand the role for what it is - it is a service role that produces and communicates the weekly plan
To understand the mining process in a large scale open pit mine operating in a tropical (wet) environment
Be able to use Hexagon Mine Plan software.
To want the job
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong ability to work in a "team" environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
Cobre Panama is a remote site. The position is offered as Residential or FIFO with a strong preference for the incumbent to be residential.
Safety and Environment
Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.
Ensure all Safety and Environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly.
Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices.
Identification of potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken.
Maintenance of a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.
Raising, discussion and resolution of safety issues at regular meetings