Job description :
General Role Purpose (brief description of this job)
Leads a a team of Supervisors and operators in the contruction of sand dams using cyclone tailings . Plans and coordinates execution works on a daily, weekly monthly and yearly as well coordinates the raise sequence with water management , cyclone plant operation and deposition plan .
Qualifications (required for job) & Knowledge & Experience
Degree Civil engineering or related experience and training .
15 years experience
5+ years in supervisory role.
Specific experience in construction of Sand Dams using cyclone tailings.
Familiar with mining operations in general
Previous experience in tailings deposition, pipeline management and earth works construction projects
Strong drive and initiative with a personal sense of ownership and accountability.
Strong understanding of production strategies for large-scale, continuous operating mineral processing plants and knowledge of the operation and maintenance of cyclone equipment highly regarded.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, and able to assemble data and provide clear and accurate operational performance reports in both an upward and downward direction.
Skilled in the ability to strongly influence people, efficiently coordinate and assign work to a field operating team to deliver desired outcomes.
Good cognitive and analytical skills to identify and report process shortfalls, equipment bottlenecks.
Strength in multi-tasking to coordinate and monitor processes simultaneously without disrupting the normal flow of information.
Ability to maintain high standard of control operations with limited supervision
Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment.
Possess demonstrable aptitude for process control and computer systems.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Fluency in English is required and proficiency in Spanish highly regarded. A willingness to undertake language training desirable.
Core Specific Responsibilities & Expected Deliverables
Ensure Health and safety procedures are established and implemented for all activities under his / her supervision
Develop standing operating procedures (SOP) and safe work practices for the earth works under his / her supervision
Participate to the commissioning and ramp up planning efforts.
Train and transfer skills to supervisors and operators
Coordinate equipment and operator allocation to support dam construction activities according to priorities as per schedule
Coordinate pipeline relocation for tailings, sand and slime deposition in accordance with Deposition Plan and Sand Cell construction schedule
Implement aspects of the operation, maintenance and surveillance outlined in the OMS manual relevant to the area under your supervision
Understand, communicate and meet production targets
Compile all required reporting including daily, weekly and monthly monitoring reports.
Contribute to the risk identification workshops
Contribute to optimization initiatives
Oversee the operations of the runoff and seepage collection system
Enter and approve material requisition in JDE Oracle ERP system
Perform other related duties as required.
Behavioural Traits / Personal Characteristics
Bolder : Flexible, versatile, and prepared to take on challenges as needed.
Smarter : always looks for efficiencies and better ways of doing things
Driven : Sets high standards, is motivated and determined.
Together : communicates well with peers and understand others views.
Cobre Panama is a remote site. This exciting position is based on-site and will be focusing on driving and delivering operational accountability and ownership across various units at Cobre Panama site.
Rosters and working hours may vary depending on business requirements.
Comply with current environmental regulations in Panama
Comply with the commitments contained in the Environmental Impact Studies and other additional studies in this regard, which apply to your area and activities.
Comply with the provisions of the Minera Panama Environmental Management System.