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Site Manager (Opencast Mining) - North West

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa, North West
SalaryR750k - R350k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc/BEng/BTech/ND Civil or Mining
Experience2-15 years

Job Description

A leading construction company is currently looking for a Site Manager for an opencast mining project in North West.

Minimum requirements include a BSc/BEng/BTech/National Diploma in Civil or Mining Engineering, together with experience in opencast (open pit) mining activities, and at least 2 years experience in managing all the activities of an opencast (open pit) mine. Candidates without a degree or a diploma will also be considered provided they have ample experience in managing all the activities of an open pit mine. Specific experience on Platinum (hard rock) open pit mines will be an added advantage. The position is production and management orientated and calls for knowledge of drilling, blasting, loading and hauling. Establish, motivate and maintain a competent and productive complement of site personnel as per the site organogram. Establish a viable method of mining and implement activities and areas of improvement. Procure materials, labour, Operators and plant and control sub-contractors. Have a thorough knowledge of earthmoving machines and their production outputs and safe working operations. Implement effective cost control and maintain a sound working relationship with the client. Preference will be given to an employment equity candidate but the position is not limited to such candidates only.

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail:, or contact Riana on 021 551 8638.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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